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Sociology and Anthropology (Sociology), Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty

Employer
Middle Tennessee State Univ
Location
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Closing date
Jun 3, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Business
Job Title

Sociology and Anthropology (Sociology), Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty

Department

Sociology and Anthropology

University Expectation

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

The salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, temporary (non-tenurable) faculty position (#129300) at the rank of lecturer in Sociology. 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, 2024.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic department of ten sociologists and eight anthropologists, offering undergraduate majors in both fields and an MA in Sociology. Responsibilities include teaching five classes of approximately 30-40 students each semester, including Introductory Sociology and Social Problems. Service and committee work are not required.

Required Education

A master's in sociology or a master's degree with 18 hours of graduate coursework in sociology is required by the appointment date.

Other Desirables

Applicants qualified to teach Race and Ethnicity, Social Inequality, and Criminology and those with a PhD will receive special consideration.

Documents Needed to Apply

To apply successfully, applicants must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy.

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 https://mtsu.edu/facultyrecruitment/.

If you need help applying, please contact Mitzi Dunkley, Faculty Recruitment Specialist, at (615) 898-5128. If you have position-specific questions, please contact Karla Barnes at Karla.Barnes@mtsu.edu.

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

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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 https://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2023AnnualSecurityReport.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 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 emp@mtsu.edu.

Application Review Date: 05/03/2024

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