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Biology, Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty

Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 29, 2024

Job Details

Job Title

Biology, Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty



University Expectation

MTSU seeks candidates committed to innovative teaching and meaningful service. We also seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with diverse students.


The salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Biology invites applications for three full-time, temporary faculty positions (#103120, #103140, and #105010) at the rank of lecturer. These positions are one-year contracts with possible annual renewal for up to three years. The start date for these positions is August 1, 2024.

The successful candidates will teach classes in Anatomy & Physiology (BIOL 2010/2011 and 2020/2021), Genetics (BIOL 3250), Exploring Life (BIOL 1030), and/or General Ecology (BIOL 3400/3401). These positions will be 100% teaching with no obligation for research or service. For more information about the Biology Department, please visit our web page at

Required Education

A master's degree in Biology or a closely related field is required by the appointment date.

Other Desirables

Applicants with teaching experience in higher education and those with a PhD in Biology or a closely related field will receive special consideration.

Documents Needed to Apply

To apply successfully, applicants must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy.

Special Instruction to Applicants

For more information about serving as a faculty member at Middle Tennessee State University, please visit our faculty recruitment webpage at .

If you need help applying, please contact Mitzi Dunkley, Faculty Recruitment Specialist, at (615) 898-5128. If you have position-specific questions, please contact Rebecca Seipelt-Theimann at

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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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.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you must provide information about your criminal history to be considered.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU please call 615-898-2929 or email

Application Review Date: 04/12/2024

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