The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Assistant Professor's teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University. The professor will teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students on Springfield, Joplin and West Plains Missouri campuses. Expected to teach research and policy courses. Contribute to student recruitment, departmental and administrative service as well as professional service on and off campus, engage in professional development, and participate in program reaffirmation. online applications only to https://jobs.missouristate.edu/hr Posting Number: 20180035FTF The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Missouri State University Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. Also required are a Doctorate in Social Work; a MSW from a CSWE -accredited program; a strong commitment to teaching, research and service; and a record of inclusive conduct. The candidate must have demonstrated professional productivity in research with publications evident in peer reviewed journals. The candidate should have graduate teaching experience. recblid thy6qpsii0gyyzvy4xtz0vtcf5e3ym Qualifications: Ph.D.