Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 313204 - Meridian Division of Education
Location: Meridian Campus - Meridian, MS
Categories: Faculty
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Position Function:

Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor at Mississippi State University on the Meridian Campus. The Division of Education invites applicants for a non-tenure track Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor position in the EdD Program in Educational Policy & Organizational Design beginning fall 2024.

Salary Grade:  UC

For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

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Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2024

Tenure Track Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities will include graduate teaching and advisement; service and outreach. Faculty work closely with area schools, community colleges, and non-profit agencies. Students in the program obtain a Doctor of Education.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate in an Education-Related Field; demonstration of excellence in teaching, (Associate Teaching Professor) or demonstration of potential for excellence (Assistant Teaching Professor). ABD's will be considered if the degree will be completed by hiring date. Level of appointment is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum of 3 years of experience; experience with teaching at the graduate level; experience teaching virtually or online; ability to teach in another discipline in the Division of Education (e.g., Elem. Ed, Secondary Ed, Ed Administration).

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply online at and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, teaching evaluations (if applicable) and the complete contact information for at least 3 references. Inquiries should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Jeffrey Leffler. Any social security numbers included on requested transcripts should be redacted prior to submitting online.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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