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Human Sciences (Textiles, Merchandising, and Design), Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty

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Work Type: Faculty - Lecturer
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Family/Consumer/Human Sciences

Job Title

Human Sciences (Textiles, Merchandising, and Design), Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty

Department

Human Sciences

University Expectation

MTSU seeks candidates 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 Human Sciences at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, temporary (non-tenurable) faculty position (#119040) at the rank of Lecturer. This is a one-year spring semester only, temporary appointment with a possible annual renewal for up to three years. The start date for the appointment is January 1, 2023. The position is contingent upon funding.

The successful applicant will teach undergraduate courses in apparel design, elements and principles of design, patternmaking, and product development. Potential additional teaching opportunities include the history of fashion, fashion illustration, computer-aided design, and/or fashion promotion. In addition, the successful applicant is expected to possess effective communication skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships and contribute to team endeavors, particularly within the program, department, and across disciplines. 

Required Education

An earned master's degree in textiles, apparel design, or a closely related field by appointment date

Other Desirables

Applicants with university instruction experience and experience with 3-D visualization software and computer patternmaking applications will receive special consideration.

Documents Needed to Apply

To successfully apply, applicants must 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 applying, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Specialist at (615) 898-5128.

If you have position-specific questions, please contact Dr. Rick Cottle at Rick.Cottle@mtsu.edu.

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  

  • Sick Leave  
  • 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 will be required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2022AnnualSecurityReport.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 will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered for this position.

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 accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email emp@mtsu.edu.

Application Review Date: 09/08/2022

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