Adjunct Faculty - Chemistry

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Adjunct Faculty - Chemistry

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Adjunct Faculty - Chemistry.

Position Details LocationHattiesburg

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

Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin immediately. Please upload a Cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts (Undergraduate and graduate) as well as name and contact information for 3 references.

Job Summary
The School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences seeks adjunct faculty to teach 1 or 2 courses a semester in the field of Chemistry and Biochemistry. The successful candidate will be expected to begin in the Fall 2019 term. He or she will be responsible for teaching up to two courses per semester.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Teach 1 to 2 courses a semester in the laboratory setting
  2. Grading
  3. Timely correspondence with students
  4. Setting and holding office hours weekly
  5. Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications Applicant must have earned an M.S. in Chemistry or closely related discipline with 18 graduate hours in Chemistry/Biochemistry coursework at the 500 graduate level or higher.

Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesProficient in Microsoft Office. SOAR and Canvas knowledge a plus.

Preferred Qualifications Ph.D. in Chemistry or Biochemistry or closely related field.

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: 7/25/2019
Application Due: 10/22/2020
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