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Communication Studies, Distance Learning, Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty

Apply Now Job Number: FAC115
Work Type: Faculty - Lecturer
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Communications

Job Title

Communication Studies, Distance Learning,Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty

Department

Communication Studies

University Expectation

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

Salary

Salary commensurate with education and experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Communication Studies at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for two full-time, temporary (non-tenurable) distance learning faculty positions (#12100 and #130190) at the rank of Lecturer. These are one year appointments with possible annual renewal for up to three years total. Start date for the positions is August 1, 2021. Position contingent upon funding.

Successful candidates will teach online courses such as, but not limited to, Introduction to Organizational Communication, Conflict in Organizations, Strategic Communication in Organizations, and Intercultural Communication. The position requires the online lecturer to regularly and predictably be available to online students both in class and office hours. The posted online office hours should be the same number of hours as required of FTTs teaching on-campus courses. The person hired must be a resident of Tennessee and will be required to meet occasionally with the chair of the department or MTSU administration as requested. Travel expenses are the responsibility of the faculty member. Prior to beginning the teaching of online courses, the faculty must receive the appropriate online training and/or certification to teach MTSU online classes.

Required Education

A Master's degree in Communication or closely related field by appointment date

Documents Needed 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.

Special Instruction to Applicants 

If you need help in applying, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Specialist at (615) 898-5128.

If you have position specific questions, please contact Karla Barnes at Karla.Barnes@mtsu.edu.

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 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/2020AnnualSecurityReport.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 may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Application Review Date: 04/06/2021

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