Overview

Position Number:
125130

Requisition Number:
F183

Department:
Geosciences

College:
Basic and Applied Sciences

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

Job Description:
Middle Tennessee State University’s Department of Geosciences seeks applicants for a full-time, temporary faculty member (#125130) at the rank of Lecturer. This is a one year appointment with possible annual renewal for up to three years total.

The successful applicant will be expected to provide classroom lecture and related lab instruction.

Required Education:
Masters in Geosciences (geology, Earth science, physical geography)

Other Desirable:
Applicants with previous higher education teaching experience 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.

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 Dr. Warner Cribb at Warner.Cribb@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.