Adjunct Instructor - Kinesiotherapy
The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for
the position of Adjunct Instructor - Kinesiotherapy.
118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
Division School of Health Professions
Position Type Faculty
Employment Status Part Time
Grant Funded No
Posting Close Date Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should include:
Cover letter summarizing academic preparation and professional experience
Curriculum vitae / Resume
Official transcripts from all educational institutions
Applications for Adjunct Faculty will be accepted on an ongoing basis and will
be reviewed as needed.
This part-time adjunct faculty position requires teaching in-person
undergraduate courses in the Kinesiotherapy degree program on an as needed
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Face-to-face course delivery and instruction.
Prepare and submit syllabi, grades and other required course documentation in a timely manner.
Communicate course requirements and expectations to students.
Communicate with other program and school-level faculty.
Performs other duties, as assigned.
Master's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in
Kinesiotherapy or a related field (ex: Doctorate in Physical Therapy).
Ability to teach effectively, according to University standards, in the
undergraduate Kinesiotherapy program. Criminal history and background check
clearance. Uphold the mission and values of USM, College of Nursing and Health
Professions, and the School of Health Professions.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Specialized knowledge in the field of Kinesiotherapy as demonstrated by
graduate level coursework or professional experience is required.
Candidates should have the ability to deliver accurate, concise and
quality communication (verbal and written) in a timely manner.
Candidates should have the ability to work collaboratively on
Candidates should have the ability to navigate and use learning management
systems for teaching, such as Canvas, as well as other technological
communications (Microsoft Office Suite).
Teaching, mentoring, and/or service experience at the university level
Professional experience in Kinesiotherapy
Experience with USM's Learning Management System, Canvas.
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. usm.edu.
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.