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University Studies, Tenure-Track Faculty

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Work Type: Faculty - Tenure-Track
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Vocation & Technical

Job Title

University Studies, Tenure-Track Faculty


University Studies

University Expectation

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


Salary and rank commensurate with education and experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of University Studies at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position (#136030) at the rank of assistant/associate professor. The start date for the position is August 1, 2022. The position is contingent upon funding.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in the Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BSIS), Bachelor of Professional Studies, and Master of Professional Studies programs. In addition to teaching face-to-face, online and hybrid classes, responsibilities include working with program directors to assess degree student learning outcomes, serving as a mentor to temporary or adjunct faculty, conducting peer reviews of teaching, and coordinating or assisting with special/programs/events for majors. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with students of varying abilities and be available to teach night classes as needed.

Required Education

A terminal degree with at least 18 hours in management/leadership, instructional technology, organizational communication, English, education, business, or an interdisciplinary field from an accredited college or university is required by the appointment date. ABD will be considered if close to completion. A doctoral degree must be earned no later than August 1, 2023, for renewal of the contract.

Other Desirables

Those with prior experience teaching online, upper-division, and graduate courses as well as those with experience working with non-traditional student populations and interdisciplinary studies programs will receive special consideration.

Documents Needed to Apply

In order to successfully apply, applicants are required to include the following documents as separate attachments at the time of online application submittal: a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, a statement of Teaching Philosophy, and their Research Statement or Creative Activities (as appropriate to the discipline).

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 Dr. Linda Clark 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 are 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.

For individuals requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email

Application Review Date: 11/22/2021

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