Support Faculty (pool for school of Journalism and New Media)


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  School of Journalism and New Media (11146947)
Employee Designation:  Regular Part-time (No Benefits)

Note for Current UM Employees

Current employees must apply internally via connectU >

Position Description


The School of Journalism & New Media anticipates filling some part-time/time-limited teaching positions at the adjunct faculty level for the 2023-2024 academic year in the following areas: Video Storytelling, Advertising, Public Relations, Integrated Marketing Communications, Sports Journalism, and Writing for Communications Fields.

Provide instruction for designated course(s). Develop assignments, create assessments, and actively support student learning. Write and proctor examinations. Provide feedback and instruction for examinations and assignments. Calculate and post mid-term and final grades. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum requirements for teaching an undergraduate course: master's degree in field. Minimum requirements for teaching graduate course: doctorate in field.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree and one year of college teaching experience preferred.

Instructions for Applying:
If you are interested in these positions, submit a cover letter, current curriculum/vitae, and complete contact information for 3 references to indicate interest in future employment opportunities.

Application Procedures

Combine the documents into two individual documents and utilize the "cover letter" and "resume" upload feature.

About the University of MS & Oxford, MS

Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi (UM), affectionately known to alumni, students and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippi's flagship university. Included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. The University of Mississippi, consistently named by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For,” is located in Oxford, MS, which is ranked one of the “Top 10 Best College Towns.” With more than 24,000 students, UM is the state's largest university and is ranked among the nation's fastest-growing institutions. The University of Mississippi, which has aggressively implemented many health and wellness initiatives for its more than 2,900 employees, has consistently been named one of Mississippi’s Healthiest Workplaces.


Touted as the “Cultural Mecca of the South”, creativity abounds in Oxford as musicians, artists and writers alike find inspiration in Oxford’s rich history, small town charm and creative community. Oxford is a one-hour drive south of Memphis, TN and is known as the home of Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner. Over the years Oxford has also been known for offering exceptional culinary experiences and as the home of the University of Mississippi and the Ole Miss Rebels, there is always something here to immerse yourself in. Oxford has also been featured as a literary and arts destination in such publications as The New York Times, Southern Living, Condé Nast Traveler, and GQ. Among other cultural activities, annual events include the Oxford Film Festival, a thriving local music scene, and the Ford Center Performing Arts Series. Oxford is a vibrant university town, filled with unique shops and galleries, eclectic restaurants and clubs, historic landmarks, and comfortable inns.


Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.


EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi