Fall 2020 Positions

Murfreesboro, TN

Middle Tennessee State University

Located 35 miles south of Nashville in historic Murfreesboro, Tennessee, one of the largest and fastest growing cities in the state, MTSU currently enrolls more than 21,000 students and was named in Princeton Review’s 2020 Edition of “the Best 385 Colleges.”


Dean of the James E. Walker Library – Position #401010.  MTSU invites applicants for a creative and dynamic dean to lead the institution’s James E. Walker Library. More information about MTSU and the Walker Library is available at https://library.mtsu.edu/.  Appointment date is open to availability of successful candidate. Must meet criteria to be eligible for the rank of tenured professor for the library which includes a strong record of professional librarianship, scholarship and service. Must have a master’s degree from an ALA-accredited school of library/information science.  Successful progressive experience in library administration with at least five years as department/unit head or higher in an academic or research library, including supervisory responsibilities and budget management, is required.


Chair, Recording Industry – Position #145005.  As a signature department at MTSU and one of the nation’s largest collegiate recording industry programs, we invite applicants for an innovative leader to chair this department.  Must hold a terminal degree in Recording Industry or closely related field.  A master’s degree along with five (5) years significant recording industry experience may stand in lieu of the terminal degree. Must be eligible to hold the rank of tenured associate professor or professor.  Strong industry connections, collegiate teaching and the ability to work closely with development director in the areas of fundraising and development preferred.  Appointment date is August 1, 2020.


Diversity Dissertation Fellowships - Three Positions. 101120, 104280, 112160. Applicants invited to apply for a fellowship to enhance our institutional diversity in research, teaching, and service by recruiting underrepresented minority graduate students who are completing their dissertations. Hosted by a department in their discipline, MTSU Diversity Dissertation Fellows teach one course each semester in a subject related to their research and devote significant time to completing the dissertation.  The successful candidates will receive full-time, non-tenure-track, faculty appointments (August 1 – July 31) and are eligible for benefits, including health insurance. Fellows receive support for research, professional travel, and other related expenses. International applicants must be eligible for employment.  Must have passed all comprehensive examinations and be at the dissertation writing stage in a field taught at MTSU.


To Apply: Please visit https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu for a full description of these positions. Interested applicants must apply online by providing application submittal along with all required document attachments to be considered for a position.


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.

Posted: 01/03/2020