Media Arts (Interactive Media), Tenure-Track Faculty
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 is commensurate with education and experience.
Job Summary/Basic Function
The Department of Media Arts at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in Interactive Media. The start date for the position is August 1, 2024.
The successful candidate should be comfortable working in a dynamic academic landscape dictated by evolving technology, business, and societal contexts and are expected to teach undergraduate students, conduct scholarly activity, and perform university service.
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses including Writing for Online, Mobile, and Game Platforms, Audience Research and Analysis, Online Content and Media Strategy for Current and Emerging Technologies, Representation in the Digital Media Sphere, Theory and History of Digital and Interactive Media, Measurement and Analytics, Search Engine Optimization, Generative Artificial Intelligence, Personal Branding, and Interactive Media Career Preparation.
A terminal degree in interactive media or a closely related field is required by the appointment date. A master’s degree in interactive media or a closely related field with five (5) years of professional experience will be considered in lieu of a terminal degree.
Documents Needed to Apply
To successfully apply, applicants must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and research or creative activities statements (as appropriate to the discipline).
NOTE: Applicants must also provide a link(s) to their work samples in the appropriate section on the application. The link(s) must be active and working at the time of application submission and remain so until the search is complete.
Special Instruction to Applicants
For more information about serving as a faculty member at Middle Tennessee State University, please visit our faculty recruitment webpage at https://mtsu.edu/facultyrecruitment/.
If you need help applying, please contact Mitzi Dunkley, Faculty Recruitment Specialist, at (615) 898-5128. If you have position-specific questions, please contact Todd O'Neil at Todd.ONeill@mtsu.edu.
MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:
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- Sick Leave
- Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
- 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
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.
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Application Review Date: 11/08/2023