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Adjunct Faculty in Anthropology

University of Southern Mississippi
Lamar Park, Mississippi
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Adjunct Faculty in Anthropology
The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Adjunct Faculty in Anthropology.
Position Details
Location Hattiesburg
118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
United States
Division School of Social Sciences and Global Studies
Position Type Faculty
Employment Status Part Time
Grant Funded No
Posting Close Date Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates should submit their cover letter, CV, and names of three references. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. student evaluations) is welcome, but not required. Unofficial transcripts will be requested prior to an interview being offered, and official transcripts are required prior to an offer of employment.
Job Summary
The School of Social Science and Global Studies at the University of Southern Mississippi is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach lower-level courses in anthropology including a four field survey course, an introduction to cultural and linguistic anthropology course, and/or an introduction to archaeology and biological anthropology, depending on program needs. Being able to teach both face to face and online is a plus.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Teach anthropology classes as needed.
- Prepare and submit syllabi, grades, and other required course documentation in a timely manner.
- Follow all university, college, and school policies regarding teaching practices and job performance.
- Be responsive to communication from students, staff, and administration.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
Master's degree from an accredited college or university and 18 graduate hours of anthropology.
Preferred Qualifications
Graduate degree in anthropology. Prior teaching experience with 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
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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