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Adjunct Faculty - Media Arts

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If you need assistance in applying please contact Faculty Recruitment Specialist at 615-898-5128. If you have position specific questions, please contact Billy Pittard at

Posting Information

Posting Information

Position Number 144870
Requisition Number F239
Job Title Adjunct Faculty - Media Arts
Department Media Arts
College Media and Entertainment
University Expectations

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

Job Description

MTSU’s Department of Media Arts has periodic openings for part-time instructors to teach various classes in the media arts including video and film production, animation, interactive media, photography, and media management.

The successful candidate is expected to possess a professional level of skills and knowledge relevant to the class, and be able to effectively teach the required material to the students.

Required Education

Instructors should have a minimum of a master’s degree and at least 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline they are teaching, or other demonstrated competencies and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes.

Required Related Experience

Current professional experience in one or more of these areas is required: video and film production, animation, interactive media, photography, and/or media management. Persons with exceptional professional experiences, and no graduate education, may sometimes be considered for part-time positions.

Required License/Registration/Certification
Other Desirable
Salary and Benefits

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Job Open Date 09/13/2017
Job Review Date for Optimal Consideration 09/13/2017
Is this position Grant Funded? No
Special Instructions to Applicants

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

If you have position specific questions, please contact Billy Pittard at

Additional Information

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

Likewise, if selected for an appointment, you will be required to provide letters of professional recommendation from three sources. The letters should be on letterhead, must be current and specific to the job posting, bear a physical signature and may not be provided from a general dossier.

Applications to this posting will be maintained as a pool for consideration of appointments that may become available during the 2017-2018 academic year.

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 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 - Adjunct
Job Type Part Time
Academic Resources

Reference Letters

Reference Letters

Accept References No
Minimum Requests
Maximum Requests
Last Day a Reference Provider Can Submit Reference
Special Instructions to Reference Provider

Letters should be addressed to:

Billy Pittard, Department Chair
Department of Media Arts
Middle Tennessee State University
Box 58
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

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
    • 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