Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of Communication Studies
Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of Communication StudiesThe University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of Communication Studies.
Position Details LocationHattiesburg
118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
United States DivisionSchool of Communication Position TypeFaculty Employment StatusFull Time Grant FundedNo Posting Close DateOpen Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit A) a Cover Letter detailing their teaching experience; B) a CV/Resume C) evidence of teaching effectiveness; D) Contact information for three references.
To ensure full consideration,complete application materials should be submitted to the Southern Miss websiteat https://jobs.usm.edu. Questions should be directed to Dr. Wendy Atkins-Sayre([email protected]). The search committee will be conducting initialinterviews on May 31, 2019.
The School of Communication in the College of Arts & Sciences at The University of Southern Mississippi invites experienced candidates to apply for a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-track position beginning August 2019 through May 2020. The position is for the Hattiesburg campus. Candidates with experience and interest in teaching within communication studies are encouraged to apply.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor ofCommunication Studies will teach four courses per semester (or equivalent) tobe determined by the Director of the School. Teaching obligations willprimarily support the Communication Studies degree, specifically in the areasof public speaking, interpersonal, small group, and professionalcommunication courses. Faculty are expected to maintainquality teaching and contribute to the mission of the program. In addition, thefaculty member will be expected to engage in service activity (such ascommittee work and other official activities) for the School and College.
Preferred Qualifications Thepreferred candidate will have a proven research record, demonstrated effective teachingexperience, and the ability to teach effectively in both face-to-face andonline environments. Expertise in the areas of rhetoric, persuasion, research methods, and/orinterpersonal communication 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.