Department of Educator Preparation, Innovation and Research
Office of International Studies and Programs
Dr. Allen B. and Helen S. Shopmaker Endowed Professor for Education
in Collaboration with Springboard to Learning
The University of Missouri–St. Louis (UMSL) invites applications for an Associate Professor with tenure to fill the Dr. Allen B. and Helen S. Shopmaker Endowed Professor for Education in Collaboration with Springboard to Learning. This endowed professorship will join a vibrant, publicly-engaged College of Education and Office of International Studies and Programs. In addition to a salary commensurate with the status of a high profile, established scholar, this position includes endowment income to support scholarship and program activities. We are especially interested in individuals who have a strong record of scholarship, extensive professional accomplishments, a history of securing funding, and strong teaching and scholarly leadership skills. The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in teacher education and a focus in one of the following curricular areas: English/Literacy, Social Studies, or TESOL. The successful candidate will hold a joint appointment in the College of Education (COE) and the Office of International Studies and Programs (ISP) and will report directly to the Chair of the academic department and the Director of ISP. He or she will motivate, stimulate, and inspire students through a full range of teaching, research, and service.
This is a benefits-eligible, full-time, tenure-track, nine-month position with an anticipated start for the 2018-2019 academic year (August 2018). Salary is competitive for rank and commensurate with qualifications, experience and appointment to an Endowed Professorship.
Applications received by March 1 will receive priority; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The University desires to enhance the diversity of its faculty and programs and especially encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. Applicants MUST apply online at The University of Missouri - St. Louis Careers page and are required to submit a letter of application, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and two letters of professional reference with contact information. A single PDF file attached to the application under the section for "resume" is strongly recommended. Only applications submitted online will be reviewed. For a more detailed description of this position and required qualifications, please see The University of Missouri - St. Louis Careers page and refer to job ID number 25316.