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Visiting Instructor, School of Kinesiology & Nutrition

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Visiting Instructor, School of Kinesiology & Nutrition

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Visiting Instructor, School of Kinesiology & Nutrition.

Position Details Location Hattiesburg

118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
United States Division School of Kinesiology and Nutrition Position Type Faculty Employment Status Full Time Grant Funded No Posting Close Date 5/24/19

Special Instructions to Applicants
Attach curriculum vitae and three professional references to application.

Job Summary
The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time (12 month), Visiting Instructor for the School of Kinesiology & Nutrition on the Hattiesburg Campus. The person selected for this position will serve as the Student Support Specialist for Kinesiology & Nutrition undergraduate students enrolled in degree programs in Nutrition & Food Systems, Exercise Science, Physical Education and Sport Coaching Education. This position is a 12-month full-time position that requires summer teaching and service.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach two undergraduate courses each semester, possibly
    including an Academic Success and Learning Skills course.
  • Work individually and in groups with academically at-risk students to enhance their academic performance.
  • Oversee the academic advisement process for the School.
  • Work collaboratively with the College of Education and Human Sciences student support team to develop and deliver creative and effective student support initiatives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Special Education, PE Licensure, Sports/Exercise Psychology or Kinesiology (or related area); General Counseling or related field.

Preferred Qualifications Experience in student success and counseling services or activities is preferred.

About The University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites in central and southern Mississippi, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 76 public universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Foundation’s "higher research activity" designation for doctoral universities, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and sport venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 40 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of approximately 15,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 35 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 21 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit 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.




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Posted: 5/15/2019
Application Due: 5/27/2019
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