Adjunct instructor of Art Appreciation

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Adjunct instructor of Art Appreciation

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Adjunct instructor of Art Appreciation.

Position Details LocationHattiesburg

118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
United States DivisionSchool of Performing and Visual Arts Position TypeFaculty Employment StatusPart Time Grant FundedNo Posting Close DateIndefinitely

Job Summary
This position instructs ART 130/ART Appreciation for non-majors. ART 130 is part of the USM General Education Curriculum. ART 130 is taught in a variety of formats and platforms, including online, face to face, during the regular semester and during the intersession.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Teach ART 130/ART Appreciation
  2. Provide interim and final grades for enrolled students
  3. Provide data for General Education Curriculum assessment based on student achievement in the course
  4. Be available to student through office hours (face to face or virtual)
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
MFA in Art or related field.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of the history of art and of the influence of art on culture.

Preferred Qualifications
Ability to teach in online platform. Previous experience in teaching Art Appreciation.

About The University of Southern Mississippi
Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites in Mississippi and through Online at Southern Miss. Since 2006, our students have collected three Truman Scholarships and 18 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. USM students also lead Mississippi with 21 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Our Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research affords our students meaningful research opportunities, and as a proven leader in innovation, we conduct transformative research that translates into real-world solutions. As one of only 36 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music, we are a haven for creativity and artistic expression. In the classroom or lab, on the playing field, or in the performance hall, we strive to have a positive impact not only on our students, but also the world around us. Further information is found at

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.




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Posted: 5/4/2019
Application Due: 9/29/2020
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