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Assistant Teaching Professor

Application Procedure:

To Apply:  Apply on-line at (Search for Job ID #39839). Upload a complete application including: (1) letter of application describing in detail qualifications for the position; (2) a CV including a list of names and contact information for three professional references (the CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section); and (3) a teaching philosophy statement with attention to your efforts on inclusivity, diversity, and equity (2 pages or less).

Search Committee Chair: Dr. Bradley Curs, please contact Dr. Curs for questions about the position: 

Job Duties

The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at the University of Missouri is pleased to announce an assistant level teaching professor (non-tenure-track) position in the field of higher education. We seek a colleague who can help us expand our commitment to postsecondary education, with a specific focus on higher education and student affairs leadership. This position offers opportunities to contribute to the programs in higher education (MEd, PhD, and Graduate Certificates) as well as the Doctorate in Educational Leadership (EdD) and Bachelor of Educational Studies (BES) programs.

Primary responsibilities include contributing to the higher education program; coordination of the department’s EdD and BES programs; developing and teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in higher education (online); mentoring and advising students in the higher education programs; serving on dissertation committees; participating in faculty governance with the Department, College, and University; and providing service, outreach, and leadership to the University, educational institutions, agencies, and professional organizations.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications include an earned doctorate in higher education or a related field by time of appointment. 

Candidates will be evaluated on the following factors:

(a) Experience (or potential to be successful) coordinating academic programs;

(b) Experience (or potential to be successful) teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate students in the Bachelor of Educational Studies program;

(c) Experience (or potential to be successful) teaching, advising, and mentoring graduate students in the Higher Education Master’s program and Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration; and

(d) Experience (or potential to be successful) working collegially with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contributing to inclusion, diversity, and equity initiatives within the Department and University.

Institution Description

The University of Missouri (MU) is located in Columbia, a metropolitan community of approximately 130,000 people which has been rated by Money Magazine, Men’s Journal and MSN.COM as one of the best places to live in the U.S. MU has a student body of over 31,000 and is designated as a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University Extensive. MU is one of only six universities in the U.S. that is both the flagship and land grant institution housing medicine, veterinary medicine, and law on the same campus. As an AAU member institution since 1908, MU is recognized as one of the top research and educational institutions in the nation.

The University of Missouri College of Education & Human Development (CEHD) prepares and supports professionals in education, information, lifespan, and intervention sciences that improve the quality of life and economic development for the people of Missouri, the nation, and the world. The College’s mission is fulfilled by taking a comprehensive, collaborative approach across a wide range of disciplines and professions, including educator preparation, leadership, counseling, early childhood education, special education, higher education, public policy, family and lifespan development, and information sciences and technology. 
The College is a national leader in the preparation of educators with its top-rated graduate degree programs and a teacher preparation program that emphasizes early hands-on field experiences for future teachers. There are more than 50,000 living alumni worldwide. U.S. News & World Report ranked MU CEHD 30th among public universities and 15th for online graduate programs. In the area of research, the College’s grant expenditures in FY 2020 totaled more than $21.5 million.

There are numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and Columbia has been recognized as a bike-friendly community. Both Kansas City and St. Louis are within a 90-minute drive offering the shopping and cultural opportunities of major metropolitan areas.  


This position is eligible for University benefits.  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at
Application Due Date: 2022-02-15
Job Start Date: 2022-08-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Columbia
State/Province/Region: MO
Institution: University of Missouri
Reports To: Dean, College of Education and Human Development
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis

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