The University of Southern Mississippi invites application for an
instructor position in the School of Library and Information Science.
Instructor in Library and Information Science (non-tenure-track). Must
be available beginning January 8, 2014. Successful candidates will have
the interest and capability to teach undergraduate courses in library
and information science, both online and face-to-face, and act as a
mentor for undergraduate students in the School. Initial appointment is
for the spring semester of 2014, subject to renewal with consent of both
parties. Typically the instructor position is a nine-month appointment,
subject to renewal for each academic year. Summer work is optional but a
Candidates should be enthusiastic about undergraduate teaching. The
instructor will be expected to teach core and specialty undergraduate
library science courses, both online and face-to-face and act as
undergraduate advisor for library and information science majors and
minors. The instructor will be expected to participate in departmental
meetings and committee work as well as have on-campus office hours. The
position will be based in Hattiesburg.
Duties and Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses and advise
undergraduate students. Participate in departmental meetings and
committee work. Engage in research and publication activities as
appropriate. Successful candidates will demonstrate interest in
mentoring, advising and recruiting undergraduate students.
Minimum Qualifications: Qualified applicants must possess a Master of
Library and Information Science or above or a master's degree in a
closely related field from an accredited university. If the master's
degree is not a Master of Library and Information Science then the
applicant must have at least 18 hours of graduate-level library and
information science courses. Must have demonstrated proficiency with
technology, to include mastery of online teaching. Must be available
beginning January 8th, 2014.
Preferred Qualifications: Have experience with university/college-level
Work Hours: Work hours will vary depending on teaching schedule and
office hours. Onsite as well as online office hours are required.
Position begins on January 8, 2014.
Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a
comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its
mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering
individuals to transform lives and communities. The University of
Southern Mississippi, which enrolls nearly 17,000 students each year, is
the only dual-campus university in Mississippi with campuses in
Hattiesburg and Long Beach. Six additional research sites are located on
the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Meridian. Learn more at
Information about the School of Library and Information Science is found
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.
To apply, go to
https://jobs.usm.edu and search for job posting 0002820.
A background check is required if hired.