Art Education, Full-Time Lecturer Faculty

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN

ID: 7056864
Posted: April 9, 2019

Job Description

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 Description
Middle Tennessee State University’s Department of Art and Design seeks applicants for a full-time lecturer (non-tenurable). This is a for a one year position with a possible annual renewal for a second year. Start date for the position is August 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will be teaching and supervising undergraduate Art Ed and Art Appreciation classes.

Required Education
PhD, Ed D, or Master Degree with an Art Education focus or MFA (given an undergraduate in Art Education)

Required Related Experience
Three years K-12 teaching experience

Required License/Registration/Certification
Other Desirable
Candidates who possess 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, 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 Karla Barnes at 615-898-5986.

Additional Information
If 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 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.


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