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University Studies (Integrated and Professional Studies) Tenure-Track Faculty

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Work Type: Tenure-Track
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Vocation & Technical

Job Title

University Studies (Integrated and Professional Studies) Tenure-Track Faculty


University Studies

University Expectation

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


Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of University Studies at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position (#136240) at the rank of assistant or associate professor in Integrated and Professional Studies. The start date for the position is August 1, 2024.

The successful candidate will work with students of varying abilities while teaching departmental courses in the Bachelor of Science Professional Studies and Integrated Studies programs. Depending on education and experience, the successful candidate may teach courses in the Master of Professional Studies program. In addition to teaching face-to-face, online, and hybrid classes, responsibilities will include working with the program director to assess degree student learning outcomes, serving as a mentor to temporary or adjunct faculty, conducting peer reviews of teaching, coordinating or assisting with special programs events for majors, and assisting with course development. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in scholarly activities and service at the university, professional, and public levels.

Required Education

A terminal degree with at least 18 graduate hours in organizational communication, English, higher education administration, industrial-organizational psychology, statistics, or an interdisciplinary field from an accredited college or university is required by the appointment date.

Other Desirables

Special consideration will be given to applicants with experience teaching upper-division courses, working with non-traditional student populations, and working within interdisciplinary studies programs. Special consideration will also be given to applicants with administrative and teaching experience in higher education.

Documents Needed to Apply

To successfully apply, applicants must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research or creative activities (as appropriate to the discipline) as separate attachments at the time of online application.

Special Instruction to Applicants 

For more information about serving as a faculty member at Middle Tennessee State University, please visit our faculty recruitment webpage at

If you need help applying, please contact Mitzi Dunkley, Faculty Recruitment Specialist, at (615) 898-5128. If you have position-specific questions, please contact Mike Boyle at

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

  • 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
Click here for additional information. 


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 must 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: 10/27/2023

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