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Finance, Full-Time Temporary Faculty

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants are required to include a statement of teaching philosophy along with their curriculum vitae and cover letter at the time of online application. If you need assistance in applying please contact Faculty Recruitment Specialist at 615-898-5128. If you have position specific questions, please contact Department Chair, Dr. Keith Gamble by email at Keith.Gamble@mtsu.edu.

Posting Information

Posting Information

Position Number 113060, 113220
Requisition Number F233
Job Title Finance, Full-Time Temporary Faculty
Department Economics and Finance
College Business
University Expectations

Excellence in teaching is expected for all positions. MTSU seeks candidates committed to using integrative technologies in teaching.

Job Description

The Department of Economics and Finance invites applicants for full-time temporary faculty positions (#113060, 113220) at the rank of Lecturer. Start date is August 1, 2017 for each non-tenure track appointment. Appointments are for one year only. Successful applicants are expected to teach courses in Finance.

Required Education

Master’s degree in Finance or a related field. A master’s degree out of field accompanied by at least five (5) years of professional experience in finance may be considered.

Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Other Desirable

Applicants at PhD candidacy level in Finance or related field or those with evidence of teaching effectiveness will receive special consideration.

Salary and Benefits

Salary commensurate with education and experience. Additionally, MTSU provides its employees with a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following:
• Health, dental, and life insurance
• Retirement savings programs that include your choice of two plans as well as three deferred compensation savings plans
• An Employee Assistance Program
• Educational Assistance Programs
• Sick leave
• Optional or voluntary benefits, including a flexible spending account, long-term disability, long-term care insurance, and cancer and intensive care insurance.

Job Open Date 06/29/2017
Job Review Date for Optimal Consideration 07/13/2017
Is this position Grant Funded? No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are required to include a statement of teaching philosophy along with their curriculum vitae and cover letter at the time of online application.

If you need assistance in applying please contact Faculty Recruitment Specialist at 615-898-5128.

If you have position specific questions, please contact Department Chair, Dr. Keith Gamble by email at Keith.Gamble@mtsu.edu.

Additional Information

If selected for interview, applicants should request official transcripts (not issued to student) of all college degrees be sent directly to the academic department prior to the interview.

Likewise, you will be required to provide names and contact information for three recommenders (external to MTSU) during your application to the posting. If you are approved for the candidate pool, our online hiring system will automatically generate solicitation for these letters using contact information you provided. The letters must be current and specific to the job posting and may not be provided from a general dossier.

Applications received by posted Review Date will receive full consideration. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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 available at www.mtsu.edu/police/annual-security-report.php or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

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.

Pre-Employment Information

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.

Job Category Faculty - Temp
Job Type Full Time
Academic Resources

Reference Letters

Reference Letters

Accept References Yes
Minimum Requests 3
Maximum Requests 5
Last Day a Reference Provider Can Submit Reference 07/31/2017
Special Instructions to Reference Provider

Recommendation letters should be submitted via a uniquely assigned link and per the instructions included in the solicitation letter that will be automatically generated if/when the recommendations are required. Generic letters stored on a third party site will not be accepted.

Letters should be addressed to:
Dr. Keith Gamble, Chair
Department of Economics and Finance
Middle Tennessee State University

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a sexual offender or violent sexual offender as defined by T.C.A. 40-39-202?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • MTSU Jobs
    • State Office of Employment Services
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Friend/Employee
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Other Document 2
  3. Research/Creative Activities