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Adjunct Instructor in Anthropology

University of Southern Mississippi
Lamar Park, Mississippi
Closing date
Jun 2, 2024

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Position Type
Research Scientist / Analyst
Full Time
Organization Type
Adjunct Instructor in Anthropology
The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor 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
Salary Range 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Posting Close Date open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates should submit their (1) cover letter, (2) CV and (3) names of three references. Unofficial transcripts will be required before being able to interview a candidate and official transcripts are required prior to date 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 anthropology courses either online or face-to-face. The primary responsibility of this position will be teaching a one-semester survey course, "The Human Experience: A Global Perspective on Human Diversity" .
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Teach Anthropology classes as needed.
- Attend program meetings as determined by the program coordinator.
- Follow all university, college, and school policies regarding teaching practices and job performance.
- Be responsive to communication from students, staff, and administration.
- Hold regular office hours.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
18 graduate hours of Anthropology. Graduate degree in related field.
Preferred Qualifications
Graduate degree in Anthropology and experience with online 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 146 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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