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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Mississippi


Visiting Professor of Practice, School of Interdisciplinary Studies & Professional Development

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Visiting Professor of Practice, School of Interdisciplinary Studies & Professional Development.

Position Details LocationGulf Park

730 East Beach Boulevard
Long Beach, Mississippi, 39560
United States DivisionHuman Capital Development Position TypeFaculty Employment StatusFull Time Grant FundedNo Posting Close Date5 Days After Posting

Job Summary
The School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Professional Development at The University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for a full-time, visiting faculty professor of practice in Human Capital Development to begin in January 2020. The School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Professional Development’s programs in this field include a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies, a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies (Land Management), an M.S. in Human Capital Development, an M.S. in Human Capital Development (Instructional Technology and Design), a Ph.D. in Human Capital Development, and a Ph.D. in Human Capital Development (Instructional Technology and Design).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

1.Teach graduate level coursework;

2.Support a robust research agenda to include the creation and dissemination of new knowledge, and supervise graduate-level research;

3.Assist with the assessment and evaluation of programs;

4.Hold regular office hours;

5.Provide service to assist the functioning of the School, College, and University;

6.Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications 1.Ph.D. in Human Capital Development or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution.

2.Evidence of current, relevant industry experience in human capital development.

3.Evidence of successful college teaching experience.

4.Evidence of successful research or scholarly activity.

5.Ability to work effectively with administration, faculty, staff, and students from various backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications 1.Experience in workforce development, instructional systems design, measurement and evaluation, performance improvement, and competency modeling.

2.Experience leading human capital development work teams, planning and managing human capital development projects, instructing online courses, and working with Learning Management Systems (LMS) and courseware development tools.

3.Professional licensure, certifications or awards in human capital development or related area.

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 in central and southern Mississippi, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 130 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 sport venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 40 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 approximately 15,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 36 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 24 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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