Research and Educational Foundations (REF) Adjunct Faculty

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Research and Educational Foundations (REF) Adjunct Faculty

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Research and Educational Foundations (REF) Adjunct Faculty.

Position Details LocationHattiesburg

118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
United States DivisionEducational Research and Administration Position TypeFaculty Employment StatusPart Time Grant FundedNo Posting Close DateOngoing

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications for the part time Research and Educational Foundations (REF) Adjunct Faculty will be accepted on an ongoing basis and will be reviewed as needed. Please make sure to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, as well as a copy of your transcripts when applying for this position.

Job Summary
Research and Educational Foundations Adjunct Faculty assist with the instructional delivery of courses taken by both program and non-program majors. These individuals collaborate with program area faculty to implement quality REF instruction.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Research and Educational Foundations adjunct faculty teach up to 6 hours (2- 3 hours courses) per semester. Typical courses focus on foundations in research, assessment, and statistics at the graduate level as well as on undergraduate educational foundations and tests/measurement. Duties include:

  1. Instruction in traditional and online formats.
  2. Assessment of student learning outcomes.
  3. Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  4. Performance of other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications A Master's degree related to Educational Research required for teaching undergraduate courses; a PhD in Educational Research or related field required for graduate teaching.

Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated success in university teaching 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 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: 7/26/2019
Application Due: 10/22/2020
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