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Chemistry, Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty

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Work Type: Lecturer
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Sciences

Job Title

Chemistry, Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty

Department

Chemistry

University Expectation

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

Salary

The salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Chemistry at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, temporary (non-tenurable) faculty position (#104210) at the rank of lecturer. This is a one-year temporary appointment with a possible annual renewal for up to three years. The start date for the appointment is August 1, 2024.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching chemistry and/or physical science courses as needed to satisfy a full-time teaching workload every year. Teaching duties are anticipated to involve primarily lower division (1000—and 2000—level courses), but an ability to teach upper division or specialty courses would be beneficial.

Required Education

A PhD in chemistry, a PhD in science education with 18 hours of graduate chemistry, or a PhD in a closely related field with 18 hours of graduate chemistry is required by the appointment date.

Other Desirables

Applicants with experience teaching college-level chemistry courses will receive special consideration.

Documents Needed to Apply

To apply successfully, applicants must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy.

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 Tammy Melton at Tammy.Melton@mtsu.edu.

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

  • 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
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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 is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at https://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2023AnnualSecurityReport.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 must 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: 04/16/24

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