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Theatre and Dance (Theatre Historiography), Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty

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

Job Title

Theatre and Dance (Theatre Historiography), Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty

Department

Theatre and Dance

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

Salary commensurate with education and experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, temporary (non-tenurable) faculty Theatre Historiography position (#130160) at the rank of Lecturer. This is a one-year temporary appointment with a possible annual renewal for up to three years total. The start date for the appointment is August 1, 2022. The position is contingent upon funding.

The successful applicant will primarily teach courses in theatre history/historiography but is also expected to be able to teach courses such as Introduction to Theatre, and other departmental courses as needed. The ability to instruct content such as world theatre, ethnicity and/or race in theatre, African-American theatre history, theatre for social change, dramaturgy, and other specialties is desired. The position requires the ability to teach introductory and advanced level classes courses and directing one or more shows during the co-curricular season may be possible.

Please visit https://mtsu.edu/liberalarts/ to learn more about our department and the College of Liberal Arts.

Required Education

A terminal degree in Theatre is required by the appointment date.

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.

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 Karla.Barnes@mtsu.edu.

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  

  • Vacation and Sick Leave  
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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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 http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2021AnnualSecurityReport.pdf 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 emp@mtsu.edu.

Application Review Date: 05/18/2022

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