Adjunct Faculty-School of Child and Family Sciences
The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Adjunct Faculty-School of Child and Family Sciences.
118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
||Child and Family Sciences
|Posting Close Date
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Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit cover letter, resume, transcripts, and contact information
for three professional references.
The School of Child and Family Sciences is seeking someone with
excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an ability to work collaboratively
with faculty, staff, and students within the school. The School values
accountability, high ethical standards, and personal integrity among employees.
The School also has demonstrated success in developing diverse faculty, and we
are especially interested in candidates from underrepresented groups as well as
individuals who have experience in working with diverse student populations. Adjunct faculty will teach undergraduate
students in child development and family relations. Classes are taught in a
variety of formats and platforms, including online, face-to-face, and full
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
and provide online and/or face-to-face course instruction
and submit syllabi, grades and other required course documentation in a timely manner
course requirements and expectations to students
effectively with assigned faculty mentor
instructional protocols established by the university and the school
- Be available to student through office hours (face
to face and/or virtual)
other duties, as assigned
degree in child development, child and family sciences, early childhood
education, or related degree. Criminal
history and background check clearance
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Ability to teach effectively (both online and in traditional settings) at the university level in an undergraduate program.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to work effectively and collegially with
students, staff, and faculty from diverse backgrounds, programs, and
- Expertise in the area for which you are applying.
- Ability to be flexible.
- Knowledge of, or the ability to learn, University
policies and procedures.
mentoring and service experience at university level
with online course delivery and instruction
- Professional experience in early childhood education
- Experience with Canvas technology
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.