Overview

The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a full-time, temporary faculty position at the rank of Lecturer. This is a one year position with possible renewal up to three years total. Position start date is August 1, 2018.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching Chemistry and/or Physical Science courses as needed to satisfy a full-time teaching workload. It is anticipated that teaching duties will involve primarily lower division (1000- and 2000- level courses), but an ability to teach upper division or specialty courses would be beneficial.

Required EducationMasters degree in Chemistry or a closely related field.

Other DesirableApplicants with at least three (3) years college level teaching along with evidence of teaching excellence, in the form of evaluations by students and/or peers, or those with a doctorate in Chemistry or closely related field will receive special consideration.

Salary and BenefitsSalary commensurate with education and experience. Additionally, MTSU provides its employees with a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance as well as several other optional benefit plans
  • 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

Special Instructions to Applicants

In order to successfully apply, applicants are required to include a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and a statement of Teaching Philosophy 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 Dr. Greg VanPatten at Greg.VanPatten@mtsu.edu.

Additional InformationIf selected for interview, applicants should then request official transcripts (not issued to student) of all college degrees be sent directly to the academic department prior to the interview. In order to complete an employment agreement, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution must be provided. If transcripts are from a non-U.S. institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts both translated into English and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

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 should be returned via the unique link provided in the solicitation of the recommendation and must be current and specific to the job posting. Letters or recommendation 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 InformationMTSU 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.