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Art and Design (Graphic Design), Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty

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Work Type: Faculty - Lecturer
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Fine & Applied Arts

Job Title

Art and Design (Graphic Design), Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty


Art and Design

University Expectation

MTSU seeks candidates who are committed to innovative teaching and meaningful service. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.


Salary commensurate with education and experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Art and Design at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, temporary (non-tenurable) faculty position at the rank of Lecturer. This is a one year temporary position with possible annual renewal for up to three years total. Start date for the position is August 1, 2021. Position contingent upon funding.

Applicants will be expected to possess proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud on Mac OS platform. In addition, applicants must be able to demonstrate knowledge of contemporary design practice, theory, and history of design.

Required Education

MFA or MA with a Graphic Design emphasis OR a BS, BA, or BFA with a Graphic Design emphasis along with 10 years professional experience

Other Desirables

Special considerations will be given to candidates who showcase evidence of excellence in teaching at the university level in the form of evaluations by students and or peers.

Documents Needed to Apply

In order to successfully apply, applicants are required to include a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and a statement of Teaching Philosophy at the time of online application.

NOTE: Applicants are also required to provide a portfolio of 20 examples of their own work and 20 examples of student work at the time of application. This may be accomplished by the provision of a link to the portfolio or by way of a PDF attachment. Either the link or the PDF should be attached as "Other Document 1." If submitting via PDF, all work should be labeled and included in one PDF file. The PDF should be organized and able to be viewed with ease.

Special Instruction to Applicants 

If you need help in applying, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Specialist at (615) 898-5128.

If you have position specific questions, please contact Karla Barnes at

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Application Review Date: 04/12/21

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