Job Search

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.

Philosophy and Religious Studies (Religious Studies), Tenure-Track Faculty

Apply Now Job Number: FAC335
Work Type: Faculty - Tenure-Track
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Liberal Arts

Job Title

Philosophy and Religious Studies (Religious Studies), Tenure-Track Faculty

Department

Philosophy and Religious Studies

University Expectation

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

Salary

Salary commensurate with education and experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor. The start date for the position is August 1, 2023. The position is contingent upon funding.

The B.A./B.S. in Religious Studies at MTSU is a new and growing program seeking applicants who are teacher-scholars with pedagogical competency in theory and method in Religious Studies. The successful candidate will have excellence in undergraduate teaching, the ability to engage in substantial curricular development and administrative program support for both religious studies and Middle Eastern studies, and the promise of scholarly contributions to the field of religion.

Required Education

Ph.D. in Religious Studies or a closely related field by the appointment date

Other Desirables

Special consideration will be given to applicants whose areas of specialization are in the historical roots of Islam and its phenomenological development in the context of pre-Islamic, Old Iranian, and Middle Eastern religions.

Documents Needed to Apply

To successfully apply, applicants must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research or creative activities (as appropriate to the discipline) as separate attachments at the time of online application submittal.

Special Instruction to Applicants 

If you need help 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
Click here for additional information. 

 

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 is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at https://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2022AnnualSecurityReport.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 will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.

For individuals requiring 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 to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email emp@mtsu.edu.

Application Review Date: 01/20/2023

Advertisement Opened: CST
Advertisement Closes:

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend

Applicant Sign-In
Subscribe to JobsWhy Choose MTSU

Frequently Asked Questions

•  Faculty FAQ
•  Administrative / Classified

Refine Search

Work Type

Locations

Categories

Faculty