Assistant Professor of Middle School Education - tenure track
University of Central Missouri - Warrensburg, MO

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Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found at and apply to position #998779. Attach to the faculty profile a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Please list on the profile the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three (3) professional references. If selected for an interview, three (3) letters of reference will be required. Review of completed applications begins January 28, 2013 and continues until filled. For information about the on-line application process contact Human Resources at or (660)543-4255. For information about this position, contact the search committee chair, Dr. M. Joanie Hartnett, by e-mail at UCM is NCATE accredited with a priority commitment to quality teacher education. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


UCM requires that all faculty applicants complete the on-line faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the profile at the time of application. Only completed faculty profiles with attached documents will be accepted for this position.

Working hours:
Professional faculty hours.

Bargaining Unit

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose
Full time, 9-month tenure track position. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in philosophy, organization, curriculum, assessment, and instructional practices at the middle level at designated sites on/off campus, as well as on-line and hybrid format. May also teach courses in areas closely related to middle level education (i.e., education foundations, classroom management and motivation, research methods). Advise and supervise Middle School Teacher candidates through various field experiences. Expected to develop an active program of research and service. Summer teaching optional.

Education & Formal Training
Doctorate degree (Specify field(s) of study below)

Other Education & Formal Training

-Earned doctorate or master’s degree working toward a doctorate (terminal degree is required for tenure) in education.

Computer Skills
Word-Processing, Presentation, Other, specify


-Relevant experience working in middle level education;

-Evidence of commitment to diversity;

-Pursuit of scholarly agenda;

-Excellent collaboration skills;

-Excellent oral and written communication skills.


-The ability to contribute to ongoing clinical partnership with public schools and school districts;

-Evidence of success in middle level education and extensive practice in school settings;

-An additional area of expertise in such areas as middle level curriculum and assessment, classroom management and instruction, or research methods;

-Grant writing experience.

Other Experience

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position:

Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance, Sensory abilities: special vision and/or hearing requirements (specify), Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Excellent collaborative skills.
Competence in instructional technology.

Specify sensory abilities:

Physical & Environmental Factors:

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:
Irregular work hours., Professional appearance., Work in stressful conditions.

Other Special Working Conditions

Ability to Keyboard
No keyboarding test required.

Special Qualifications:

Other Special Qualifications

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