Theatre & Dance (Theatre), Full Time Temporary, Faculty

Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
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Job description

Position Number: 126310

Requisition Number: F318

Department: Theatre and Dance

College: Liberal Arts

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

Department of Theatre and Dance seeks a full-time Lecturer of Theatre (position #126310) for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a one-year temporary position beginning August 1, 2018 with possible renewal up to three years.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach theatre courses, such as Theatre Appreciation. Additional coursework may be taught in Acting, Script Analysis, or other areas as needed.

Required Education

Candidate must have a terminal degree in Theatre by the start of the appointment.

Other Desirable

Applicants with one or more years teaching experience in higher education and experience in and a commitment to teaching in a multicultural environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles will receive special consideration as will applicants with prior experience with online instruction.

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

How to apply

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 Ms. 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 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 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.

Middle Tennessee State University, situated at the geographic center of the state in Murfreesboro, is the oldest and largest institution in the Tennessee Board of Regents system. With an enrollment of about 23,000 students, it is the No. 1 producer of graduates for the Greater Nashville economy.