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Journalism and Strategic Media, Adjunct Faculty

Apply Now Job Number: FAC491 - Journalism and Strategic Media, Adjunct Faculty
Work Type: Adjunct, Lecturer
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Communications

Job Title

Journalism and Strategic Media, Adjunct Faculty

Department

Journalism and Strategic Media

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 University will compensate adjuncts at a flat rate of $800 per number of credits (adjusted credit hours) granted toward the faculty load.

Job Summary/Basic Function

The School of Journalism & Strategic Media at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for an adjunct Instructor faculty position in media design to teach courses, such as visual communication applications (Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop, in-person, online, or both).

This is a part-time position and does not include benefits. Classes begin on August 26, 2024, and will end on December 12, 2024.

Required Education

A master's degree in journalism, mass communication, a communication or media-related field, art, design, graphic design, or visual communication is required. A bachelor's degree with five (5) years of professional experience in media design or other closely related fields may be considered in lieu of a master's degree.

Required Related Experience

Two (2) years of professional experience in media design or a media-related position or field is required.

Other Desirables

Those with professional experience with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop for print and digital media production and those with experience in teaching media skills will receive special consideration.

Documents Needed to Apply

A cover letter and curriculum vitae are required.

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 Katie Foss at Katie.Foss@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: 05/17/2024

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