The Department of Global Studies and Human Geography seeks experienced applicants for a full-time, Lecturer faculty position (#111100). Start date for this position is August 1, 2019. Position is a one-year temporary (non-tenurable) position with possible annual renewal for up to three years total.
Required EducationMasters in Global Studies, Geography or closely related field.
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; mandatory 5% employee contribution
- An Employee Assistance Program
- Educational Assistance Programs
- Sick leave
Job Open Date: 04/05/2019
Special Instructions to ApplicantsIn 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.
Please review your application/document attachments closely as you certify and submit your application to the posting. Applicants who do not successfully attach all required documentation cannot be considered. Edits to application/documents already submitted are allowed PRIOR to the Job Review Date for Optimal Consideration but not beyond.
Application/documents received by the review date will receive full consideration; however, the posting remains open and applications may continue to be submitted until the position is filled.
If you need assistance in applying or editing application/documents already submitted, 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 evaluation organization. Please use one of the organizations found on the list at this link when obtaining new credential evaluations: http://www.naces.org/members.html
Likewise, you will be required to provide names and contact information for three PROFESSIONAL recommenders (external to MTSU preferred) 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 of recommendation must be professional (not personal) recommendations and should be returned via the link provided in the solicitation email. 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 http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2018AnnualSecurityReport.pdf 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.
Job Type: Full Time