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History (Distance Education) Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty

Employer
Middle Tennessee State University
Location
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 2, 2024
Job Title

History (Distance Education), Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty

Department

History

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.

Salary

The salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of History at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, temporary (non-tenurable) distance education faculty position (#126540) at the rank of lecturer. This is a one-year temporary appointment with a possible annual renewal for up to three years. The start date for the appointment is August 1, 2024.

The successful candidate is expected to teach online general education courses in History. Our general education curriculum includes courses in US History, Tennessee History, World Civilization, Western Civilization, and African American History.

The positions require the online lecturers to be regularly and predictably available to online students in class and during office hours. The posted online office hours should be the same number of hours as required of full-time lecturers teaching on-campus courses. The selected candidates must be residents of Tennessee by the appointment date and occasionally meet with the department chair or administrators. Travel expenses are the responsibility of the faculty member. Before beginning online courses, the lecturer must receive the appropriate training to teach online classes for MTSU.

Required Education

A PhD in history or a closely related field is required by the appointment date

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 https://mtsu.edu/facultyrecruitment/ .

If you need help applying, please contact Mitzi Dunkley, Faculty Recruitment Specialist, at (615) 898-5128. If you have position-specific questions, please contact Karla Barnes at Karla.Barnes@mtsu.edu.

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 https://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2023AnnualSecurityReport.pdf 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 emp@mtsu.edu.

Application Review Date: 04/15/2024

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