Academic and Faculty

Art Educator -- CLOSED

School of Arts and Sciences

The Department of Art at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Missouri, seeks applicants for an Art Educator, 10-month, non-tenure track faculty position, with the possibility of renewal, at the rank of instructor or assistant professor beginning in August 2014. Qualifications: M.F.A. or M.Ed. in Art preferred, M.A. in Art will be considered. K-12 educational system art teaching experience preferred. Teaching responsibilities include teaching primary and secondary methods courses, K-12 Art Education theories and practices, department foundation course, student advising, supervising student teachers, and encouraging student involvement in local, state and national professional development.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae (with the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of three references), and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. (Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued). Please email documents to and put the position you are applying for in the subject line.

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