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Job Title: Assistant-Associate Professor in Education

Department: School of Education

Reports To: Chair, Division of Education, Human Performance and Humanities

Job Type: This is a full time, exempt position.

General Description:

William Woods University is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position to teach undergraduate education courses.  The successful candidate may teach in a variety of formats, including traditional classroom settings and online. 

Full-time faculty are expected to participate in faculty and campus committees, attend faculty assembly and division meetings, and conduct program and class assessments in accordance with standards developed by the University and outside accrediting entities.  Faculty are also expected to develop educational programs to be presented to the campus at large as part of the University LEAD program and to attend such programs sponsored by other faculty in the university.

Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach STEM, assessment, and diversity related coursework in classroom settings and online.
    Assist students with academic advising.
  • Assist students with academic advising.
  • Prepare course syllabi for assigned courses that meet the needs of students and state requirements and assist of program development for undergraduate STEM initiatives and consult on graduate STEM coursework.
  • Participate in the development of assessments and evaluation of courses and the program for continuing improvement.
  • Maintain professional development according to personal and professional need.
  • Assist in recruitment efforts for the program by participating in university recruitment events and communicating with interested students.
  • Responsible for maintaining relationships with alumni of the program.
  • Assist with APR and Title II reporting.
  • Assist with STEM grant writing initiatives and summer camp sessions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Preferred qualification is a doctoral degree in education.
  • Middle and Secondary certification and a minimum of 5 years teaching experience in STEM related fields.
  • Minimum qualification is ABD with a documented completion date.
  • Ability to perform teaching, administrative, and clerical duties independently in order to fulfill goals and objectives of the program within the overall mission of the department, the division, and the University.
  • Teaching experience at a higher educational institution is preferred. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development, strong work ethic, and a commitment to working well with others.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience with integrating instructional technology into classroom experiences.


Work Schedule:

This is a full-time, 9-month position, which may begin as soon as August 2018 and will continue into the 2018/2019 academic year.  This position will be open until filled.




William Woods University is an independent institution chartered by the State of Missouri with main campus facilities in Fulton, MO.  It has been operating continuously since 1870, taking its current form as a coeducational university with undergraduate and graduate programs in 1993.  Today, William Woods draws approximately 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 35 states and approximately 11 foreign countries.  William Woods has been ranked as a Top 100 Midwest University by U.S. News and World Report, and has been recognized for the quality and affordability of its online degree programs.  With a full liberal arts curriculum, William Woods also offers a strong professional tradition, with nationally ranked programs in Equestrian Studies and American Sign Language. Its graduate education program figures strongly in the administration and leadership of Missouri's state school system.  William Woods University is governed by a self-perpetuating board of trustees, and remains committed to serving the public good by helping students link intellectual development with the responsibilities of citizenship and professional life.

William Woods University is an Equal Opportunity Employer