Employment Opportunities

Per-course English positions available:

Missouri State University-West Plains has immediate openings for per-course faculty in the area of English for the fall 2012 term. Could qualify to teach up to 18 hours per academic year. Responsibilities include preparing and teaching one or more courses within the field of study. Master’s degree required in a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in English, preferably in composition and teaching college writing. Teaching experience in higher education, particularly developmental writing, is preferred. Submit letter of interest, resume, copy of transcripts and name, address and phone number of three professional references immediately to: Margie Griffin, Academic Affairs, Missouri State University-West Plains, 128 Garfield, West Plains, MO 65775. For further information call (417) 255-7277. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Missouri State University-West Plains is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

A great place to work

Named a "Great College to Work For" by The Chronicle of Higher Education since 2008, Missouri State University-West Plains is a two-year, open-admission campus within the Missouri State University System. The campus offers associate degrees and hosts bachelor's and master's degree programs from the Missouri State University System. It is also independently accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Student enrollment is approximately 2,200.

A great place to live

The campus is located in West Plains, Missouri, which is situated in south central Missouri on US Highway 63. The largest city within one hundred miles radius, West Plains is the trade and tourist center of south central Missouri, with a population of more than 10,000. In 1993 and 1996, West Plains received recognition as one of "The 100 Best Small Towns in America," by Norman Crampton, a nation-wide guide to the best small town living.

Employment at Missouri State University-West Plains requires a criminal background check at University expense.


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