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Engineering Technology, Tenure-Track Faculty

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Work Type: Faculty - Tenure-Track
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Engineering

Job Title

Engineering Technology, Tenure-Track Faculty


Engineering Technology

University Expectation

MTSU seeks candidates committed to innovative teaching, robust research/creative activity, and meaningful service. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.


Salary commensurate with education and experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Engineering Technology at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant/associate professor. The start date for the position is August 1, 2023. The position is contingent upon funding.

This position requires the ability, interest, and commitment to excel in teaching, research, and public service. The successful candidate will be required to:

• develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses (lecture and laboratory) in digital systems design, automation & controls, microcontrollers, robotics, mechatronic systems, automation & controls, and other related subjects.

• supervise graduate and undergraduate research and capstone design projects.

• pursue scholarly activities, including developing an externally funded research program and publishing peer-reviewed journal articles.

• engage in academic mentoring.

• engage local industry through outreach events, on-campus career fairs, professional meetings, etc.

• assist in program assessments and executing the department’s continuous improvement plan.

• participate in appropriate professional services, activities, organizations, and public service.

Required Education

A terminal degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Robotics Engineering, or a closely related field is required by the appointment date. ABD will be considered if close to completion. For contract renewal, a doctoral degree must be earned no later than August 1, 2024.

Other Desirables

Applicants with relevant industrial experience, an established teaching and research record at the college level, as well as those with a PE license will receive special consideration.

Documents Needed to Apply

To successfully apply, applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and research statement or creative activities (as appropriate to the discipline) as separate attachments 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 Sid Sridhara at

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 is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at 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 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 an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email

Application Review Date: 11/04/2022

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