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Video & Film Production, Distance Learning, Full Time Lecturer Faculty

Organization: Middle Tennessee State University
Date Posted: 5/13/2020
Date Needed: 8/1/2020
City: Murfreesboro
Location: Tennessee
Country: United States
Primary Category: All UFVA Job Listings

Description & Details

The College of Media and Entertainment’s Department of Media Arts at Middle Tennessee State University invites applications for a full time temporary (non-tenurable), distance learning faculty position at the rank of Lecturer. This is a one-year appointment with a start date of August 1, 2020. 


Responsibilities include teaching and developing online classes for Video and Film Production. Successful candidate is expected to have knowledge of an online learning management system (i.e. D2L, Canvas) and be able to demonstrate effective teaching using an online course management system for instruction. Ability to complete work independently with little oversight is expected. 


The position requires the online lecturer to regularly and predictably be available to online students both in class and office hours. The posted online office hours should be the same number of hours as required of FTTs teaching on-campus courses. The person hired must be a resident of Tennessee and will be required to meet occasionally with the chair of the department or MTSU administration as requested. Travel expenses are the responsibility of the faculty member. Prior to beginning the teaching of online courses, the faculty must receive the appropriate online training and/or certification to teach both MTSU and TNeCampus online classes. 


Responsibilities include teaching and developing online classes for Video and Film Production. 


Candidates with experience teaching a college-level course fully online without face-to-face instruction, those with experience in online course development plus those with substantial industry experience will receive special consideration. 


Required Education


A terminal degree in video & film production or a related field is required. A bachelor’s degree in a related field with 10 years demonstrated exceptional professional experience in video and film production may stand in lieu of the terminal degree. 


To apply


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About the Department, College, and University


The Department of Media Arts is one of three departments in the College of Media and Entertainment at Middle Tennessee State University. The department offers B.S. degrees in Video and Film Production, Animation, Interactive Media, Photography and Media Management. The department is the largest, longest-running, and most comprehensive program for creative media production in the state and in the region. Learn more about the Department of Media Arts at


Middle Tennessee State University has the second largest undergraduate enrollment in the state of Tennessee. MTSU was named among “The Best Universities in the Nation” by the Princeton Review which also stated “Overall, students agree: ‘This school is amazing, and it is such a hidden gem.” Located thirty miles from Nashville, the school has many ties to industries in Nashville, particularly the media and entertainment industries. Learn more about the University at this link:


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