Media Arts (Live Production), Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty
MTSU seeks candidates committed to innovative teaching and meaningful service. We also seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with diverse students.
Salary commensurate with education and experience
Job Summary/Basic Function
The Department of Media Arts at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, temporary (non-tenurable) faculty position (#144040) at the rank of Lecturer in Live Production. This is a one-year temporary appointment with a possible annual renewal for up to three years. The start date for the appointment is August 1, 2023. The position is contingent upon funding.
The successful candidate is expected to teach a wide range of aspects of Live Production, including but not limited to preproduction, production, and post-production of multi-camera events such as sports, concerts, or other broadcast or live events; conceptual courses such as television history or other television genre classes, and motion graphics/broadcast graphics, audio/broadcast audio, camera/broadcast camera, video engineering, LED/XR technology. In addition, the successful candidate will have experience with current production tools, techniques, and technology.
Without experience, a terminal degree, such as an MFA in Film and Video Production, Animation, or a closely related field, is required.
Required Related Experience
A Master’s degree in Film and Video Production, Animation, or a closely related field and three (3) years of professional experience or a Bachelor's degree in Film and Video Production or Animation, or a closely related field with five (5) years of professional experience will be considered.
Documents Needed to Apply
To successfully apply, applicants must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, applicants must also provide a link(s) to their work samples in the appropriate section on the application. This may also be accomplished by providing a link(s) either in their curriculum vitae or in a document attached as "Other Document 1." The link(s) must be active and working at the time of application submission and remain so until the search is complete.
Special Instruction to Applicants
If you need help applying, please contact Mitzi Dunkley, Faculty Recruitment Specialist, at (615) 898-5128.
If you have position-specific questions, please contact Robert Gordon at Robert.Gordon@mtsu.edu.
MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:
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- Sick Leave
- Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
- 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
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.
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This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.
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Application Review Date: 05/24/2023