The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for one full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position as assistant professor in secondary education in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education, College of Education and Psychology.
Teaches undergraduate and graduate secondary education courses
Applications will be accepted until February 28, 2013. However, the search will continue until the position is filled.
Duties and Responsibilities:
He/she advises and mentors undergraduate and graduate students; supervises clinical and field experiences; builds collaborative relationships with P-12 faculties; conducts, presents and publishes scholarly research; provides service to the department, the university and the community; and secures internal and external funding sources.
Qualifications and Experience:
• Earned doctorate in secondary education, or closely related field
• State or national credentials in the field of education
• Minimum of three years' teaching experience at the secondary level
• Experience in online teaching experience (i.e. IVN, BlackBoard, etc)
ABD candidates may apply but must complete degree no later than May 2013. All candidates are expected to demonstrate the capacity to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary department.
• An established record of scholarly productivity or strong evidence of potential of such productivity
• Demonstrated capacity in obtaining external funding and administering funded projects
• At least one year of postdoctoral experience
Starting Date: Successful candidates will begin no later than fall 2013.
The position is based at the Gulf Park campus.
To ensure full consideration, complete application materials should be submitted to the Southern Miss website at https://jobs.usm.edu  (job posting # 0002508) by February 1, 2013. However, the search will continue until the position is filled.
The University: Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. The University of Southern Mississippi, which enrolls approximately 17,000 students each year, is the only dual-campus university in Mississippi with campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach. Six additional teaching and research sites are located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and in Meridian. Learn more at www.usm.edu .
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.