Adjunct Faculty - School of Communication

University of Southern Mississippi

United States

July 15, 2021


Adjunct Faculty - School of Communication

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

Position Details

Location Hattiesburg

118 College Drive Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001 United States Division School of Communication Position Type Faculty Employment Status Part Time Grant Funded No Posting Close Date Indefinitely

Special Instructions to Applicants This is an open-ended pool whereby applicants interested in part-time instruction for the School of Communication may apply. We will only contact applicants when we have need.

Job Summary The School of Communication invites applicants to serve as part-time instructional adjunct faculty on an as-needed basis in the areas of communication studies, journalism, public relations, advertising, media entertainment arts (audio and video production), and film.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaching assigned courses
  • Providing face-to-face, interactive video, or online course delivery and instruction
  • Entering interim and final grades
  • Completing required assessment activities
  • Collaborating with faculty as necessary
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    A Master's degree in the relevant field from an accredited university or substantial related experience in a creative area.

    Preferred Qualifications

    PhD in the relevant field from an accredited university and prior teaching experience.

    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 across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 131 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 large event venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 37 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 more than 14,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 27 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.

    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.