Overview

Position Number: 126470

Requisition Number: F321

 

University Expectations

MTSU seeks candidates who are committed to excellence and innovative teaching. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.

Job DescriptionThe Department of Global Studies and Human Geography seeks experienced applicant for a full-time, temporary faculty position (#126470) at the rank of Lecturer. Start date for this position is August 1, 2018. Position is a one-year temporary position with possible renewal for up to three years total.

Required EducationMasters in Global Studies or closely related field.

Other DesirableApplicants with a PhD in Global Studies or closely related filed 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

In order to successful 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 Karla Barnes at 615-898-5986.

Additional InformationIf selected for an interview, applicants should then request official transcripts (not issued to student) of all college degrees be sent directly to Ms. Karla Barnes in the College of Liberal Arts 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.

Special Instructions to Applicants