Adjunct Instructor - Theatre

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Adjunct Instructor - Theatre

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor - Theatre.

Position Details LocationHattiesburg

118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
United States DivisionTheatre 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 lover at which campus or teaching sites they are willing to accept these interim assignments. Applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae and list of three references with contact information.

Job Summary
This position instructs Theatre courses for majors and non-majors. Course offerings depend on semester and curricular needs. Theatre courses are taught during the regular semester and during the intersession.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
1. Teach assigned courses
2. Provide interim and final grades for enrolled students
3. Provide data for program assessment based on student achievement in the course
4. Be available to student through office hours (face to face or virtual)
5. Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
MFA in Theatre.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of the history of theatre, theatre production (including design and technology), and/or a variety of performance methods and approaches.
Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience in teaching Theatre courses at university level. Ability to guide students through writing and performance projects.

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: 10/27/2019
Application Due: 10/22/2020
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