24 Nov 2020

Part-Time Adjunct Faculty, School of Music

The University of Southern Mississippi  Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States

The University of Southern Mississippi

Job Description

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Adjunct Faculty, School of Music.

• Division: School of Music
• Position Type: Faculty
• Employment Status: Part Time

Job Summary

Adjunct faculty members facilitate students’ achievement of course objectives and prepares the students to master skill sets to move forward throughout the program. Adjunct faculty members may be needed in all areas of music instruction, including but not limited to, applied music, music education, music theory, music history, jazz studies, and conducting.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Please list the six primary duties of this position. Primary duties are those duties in which the incumbent would spend most of their time performing. Please include “and performs other duties as assigned” at the end of your last primary duty.

  • Adhere to the lesson, rehearsal, or class schedules as posted.
  • Communicate course requirements to students.
  • Be available to assigned students for support and course advising including exams, required remediation, and summative evaluations.
  • Collaborative with other SOM faculty as well as the Director to plan, implement and evaluate each course offering taught to maintain quality and effectiveness.
  • Follow the policies and procedures of the School of Music, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the University of Southern Mississippi.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
MM, MME, or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications
Documented success as a professional performer and/or pedagogue in a public school, college, or university setting.


How to Apply

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Posting Close Date: Indefinitely



About The University of Southern Mississippi
Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites in Mississippi and through Online at Southern Miss. Since 2006, our students have collected three Truman Scholarships and 18 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. USM students also lead Mississippi with 21 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Our Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research affords our students meaningful research opportunities, and as a proven leader in innovation, we conduct transformative research that translates into real-world solutions. As one of only 36 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music, we are a haven for creativity and artistic expression. In the classroom or lab, on the playing field, or in the performance hall, we strive to have a positive impact not only on our students, but also the world around us. Further information is found at 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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Adjunct Faculty, School of Music
  The University of Southern Mississippi
   Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
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Job Categories: Music. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: arts education, music, school, and teaching. States: Mississippi.
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