Adjunct- Secondary Education
The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for
the position of Adjunct- Secondary Education.
118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
Division Curriculum and Instruction
Position Type Faculty
Employment Status Part Time
Grant Funded No
Posting Close Date Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications for part-time Secondary Education 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 graduate
transcripts when applying for this position.
Secondary Education Adjunct Faculty assist with the instructional delivery of
courses taken by secondary education undergraduate and graduate majors
including those in alternate route licensure programs.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Secondary Education adjunct faculty teach up to 6 hours Two 3-hour courses
per semester. Typical courses focus on Classroom Management, Curriculum,
Pedagogy, and Internship Supervision.
1) Instruction in traditional and online formats
2) Assessment of student learning outcomes
3) Supervision of field experiences
4) Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
5) Performance of other duties as assigned
A Ph.D. or Ed.D. degree from an accredited college or university in
disciplines related to Education.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills,
Experience with online learning platforms
Ability to work with a diverse team in diverse settings
Experience setting clear performance expectations and provision of
Demonstrated success in university teaching is preferred.
K-12 secondary education teaching experience 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 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.