Adjunct Instructor, School of Kinesiology & Nutrition

University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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December 3, 2022
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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Adjunct Instructor, School of Kinesiology & Nutrition



The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor, School of Kinesiology & Nutrition.



Position Details



Location Hattiesburg



118 College Drive



Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001



United States



Division School of Kinesiology and Nutrition



Position Type Faculty



Employment Status Part Time



Grant Funded No



Posting Close Date Open Until Filled



Special Instructions to Applicants



Include resume, list of three professional references, and copies of relevant certifications (e.g., CSCS, First-Aid etc.) and transcripts with application. Applicants should be prepared to order official transcripts and have sent to the School, if hired.



Job Summary



The School of Kinesiology and Nutrition at The University of Southern Mississippi is accepting applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor. This is a semester-by-semester, temporary appointment based in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Multiple opportunities across a variety of courses are available and applicants should have expertise in one or more of the following areas:




  • Strength and conditioning (CSCS certification)/Weight Training





  • SCUBA





  • First-Aid/CPR





  • Physical Education





  • Sport Coaching Education (experience coaching individual or multiple sports)





  • Nutrition and Dietetics





  • Exercise Science





  • Exercise Physiology





  • Exercise Psychology





  • Sports Psychology




Primary Duties and Responsibilities




  • Teaching undergraduate and/or graduate coursework in the School of Kinesiology and Nutrition.





  • Maintaining course shells in Canvas for each course.





  • Assessing student learning outcomes in assigned courses.





  • Performs other duties as assigned.




Minimum Qualifications



Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with proof of certification to support specific expertise (Red Cross Instructor Certification to teach first aid courses; CSCS to teach activity courses) - OR- a Master’s degree in Kinesiology, Nutrition, or a closely related field.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:




  • Strong written and oral communication skills.





  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with students, staff, and faculty from diverse backgrounds, programs, and colleges.





  • Expertise in the area for which they are applying.





  • Ability to be flexible.





  • Knowledge of, or the ability to learn, University policies and procedures.



    Preferred Qualifications





  • Master’s degree in Kinesiology, Nutrition, or a closely related field



  • Teaching experience in K-12 physical education



  • Coaching experience



  • Experience with learning management systems such as 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.



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