Adjunct Faculty: School of Humanities, English

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Adjunct Faculty: School of Humanities, English

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Adjunct Faculty: School of Humanities, English.

Position Details LocationHattiesburg

118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
United States DivisionSchool of Humanities Position TypeFaculty Employment StatusPart Time Grant FundedNo Posting Close DateIndefinitely Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications for Adjunct Faculty will be accepted on an ongoing basis and will be reviewed as needed. Applicants should indicate in their cover letter which campus, (Hattiesburg or Gulf Park) they are willing to accept these interim assignments. For full consideration, submit a letter of application/cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and names and email addresses of three references. (See Apply Now link above)

Job Summary

Adjunct faculty members facilitate students' achievement of course objectives and prepare college students to matriculate through the undergraduate program.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

1. Provide online and face-to-face course delivery and instruction

2. Prepare and submit syllabi, grades, and other required course documentation in a timely manner

3. Communicate course requirements and expectations to students

4. Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

1. Master's degree in English or Composition/Rhetoric (depending on the course) from an accredited university or Master's degree and 18 hours of graduate course work in English

2. Ability to teach effectively (both online and in traditional settings) at the university level

3. Background check clearance

Preferred Qualifications

1. Ph.D. in English or Composition/Rhetoric

2. Experience with online course delivery and instruction

3. Experience with Canvas technology

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 130 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, 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 36 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 24 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

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: 7/19/2019
Application Due: 10/11/2020
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