Summary: The College of Education seeks applications for adjunct professors. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching courses using best practices and innovative instructional strategies within the College of Education in the program(s) of: Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary ( MS/HS), Psychology and/ or Educational Studies.
Applicants should possess knowledge in the area of standards, planning, evaluation and assessment in Education. In addition, this individual will assist in the recruitment and retention of education majors.
The successful candidate will also possess the dispositions of professionalism, competence, reflection, and the ability to work with diverse populations of students, faculty, and community partners. This individual must be a team player and adhere to policy, procedures and timelines.
Principle Duties/Responsibilities: • Maintains course syllabi and provides each student with a written statement of course requirements at the beginning of each semester. • Prepares and delivers lectures, leads discussions, and performs other activities which are related to and meet course requirements. • Conducts appropriate evaluations of student’s performances and assigns grades on the basis of such evaluations • Maintains records of student’s grades and attendance according to University requirements. • Provides access to students through regular hours and involvement on campus. • Participates in the development and revision of course content, textbook/ equipment selection, instructional materials, and teaching. assignment/ scheduling. • Provides academic and career advisement and assistance to students as appropriate. • Maintains professional skills and subject expertise through study and involvement in professional organizations.
Education and Experience Requirements: • A minimum of an earned graduate degree from an accredited higher education institution • a minimum of 18 credit hours in the subject field at the graduate level. • Experience in teaching discipline.
Other Required Skills and Abilities: • Strong understanding of the pedagogies of University level teaching, particularly for the first generation University students. • Good knowledge of principles and theory of teaching field. • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. • Ability to exercise critical human relations skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with students and University community.
About Harris-Stowe State University
Harris Stowe State University is a coeducational municipal university centrally located in St. Louis. MO. There are three divisions. The college division provides a program of instruction leading to the degree of B.A. in education. The junior college division offers two-year courses in general, professional, and pre-professional training for residents of St. Louis. The University hosts collaborative graduate degree programs with Maryville University, the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Webster University. The University continues to expand, adding new campuses and buildings as part of its 21st-century initiative to offer opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students seeking a variety of degrees.