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Assistant Professor - Department of Teacher Education and Leadership

The Mississippi College Teacher Education and Leadership Department prepares candidates to be successful educators, administrators, and specialty area leaders. Mississippi College is hiring an Assistant Professor with specific educational and practical experience in on-line portfolio-data analysis, supervising graduate and undergraduate candidates, statistical measurement, research methods, leading and serving on dissertations. This individual will teach courses in leadership, elementary methods, community-school relations, information management, statistical analysis, curriculum development and evaluation. Applicants should have superior written and verbal communication skills with relevant experience and evidence of work in K-12 and higher education. MS College is interested in hiring an individual who values student success and student-faculty interaction; who is committed to working in a collegial environment marked by Christian hospitality; and who is eager to contribute his or her skills and abilities to the university community. This is a nine- month, tenure-track position with summer teaching expected.


Responsibilities include teaching four classes per semester (12 academic hours) (fall and spring), advising students, serving on university and department committees (as determined by department chair, dean, or provost), data collections, grant writing/development, advising, supporting student organizations, and participating in departmental activities as assigned.


Minimum requirements include a doctoral degree in a related educational field, from an accredited institution, and professional experience in the areas listed above. Applicants with an Ed.D. or Ph.D. will be considered. This individual reports to the chair of the Teacher Education and Leadership Department.

To Apply

Candidates should submit a completed faculty application (see faculty application on website), a current Curriculum Vitae or resume, and a statement of teaching philosophy (including a list of any previous courses taught and areas of interest) as .pdf documents to, or by mail to Dr. Jennifer Stafford, Chair, Teacher Education and Leadership Department, Mississippi College, P.O. Box 4009, Clinton, MS 39058. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

About Mississippi College

Mississippi College, affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention, is a private, co- educational, Christian university of liberal arts and sciences. Our vision is to be known as a university recognized for its academic excellence and commitment to the cause of Christ. Mississippi College was founded in 1826 and is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of Mississippi. Visit for more information.