Tenure- or teaching track English Professor and Education Licensure Program Coordinator

The English Program and the School of Humanities at the University of Southern Mississippi invite applicants for a full-time, 9-month, tenure- or teaching-track English professor and education licensure program coordinator.


Duties for the position include teaching undergraduate courses for the English licensure program, participating in program assessment, and preparing reports for external accrediting bodies. Candidates must have three years of teaching experience at the middle or high school level as well as an MA in English from an accredited college or university by the time of appointment. To be hired at the tenure track level, a Ph.D. from an accredited college or university in English, English Education, or related field is required.


For more information, and to apply, visit https://www.usm.edu/employment-human-resources/ (req3140). For full consideration, upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, names and email addresses of three individuals providing recommendations, and a statement of teaching philosophy. All attachments should be uploaded at the time of submission. In addition, confidential letters of recommendation should be sent directly to usmenglish1@gmail.com. Questions should be directed to: Dr. Matthew Casey, Director, School of Humanities, Email: matthew.casey@usm.edu. For full consideration, submit complete applications by January 15, 2023.



The most diverse public university in the state of Mississippi, the University of Southern Mississippi is a student-centered research university located in the “hub” city of Hattiesburg, only 90 miles away from historic sites in New Orleans, Jackson, Mobile, Biloxi and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

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