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Media Arts (Video and Film Production), Tenure-Track Faculty

Middle Tennessee State University
Job Location:
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Radio, Television, and Film
Job Title

Media Arts (Video and Film Production), Tenure-Track Faculty


Media Arts

University Expectation

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


Salary commensurate with education and experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Media Arts at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions (#144200 and #156170) at the rank of assistant/associate professor in Video and Film Production. The start date for the position is August 1, 2023. The position is contingent upon funding.

Successful candidates are expected to teach various aspects of the video and film industry, such as preproduction, production, post-production, aesthetics, history, theory, and technology, and have experience with current production tools, techniques, and technology. Teaching undergraduate and graduate students, scholarly activity, university service, and community service are required.

Required Education

A terminal degree in a closely related field is required by the appointment date, or a master's degree in a closely related field with ten (10) years of professional experience will be considered.

Documents Needed to Apply

To successfully apply, applicants must includea cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and research statement or creative activities (as appropriate to the discipline).

NOTE:Applicants must also provide a link(s) to their work samples in the appropriate section on the application. In addition, this may 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 the Faculty Recruitment Specialist at (615) 898-5128.

If you have position-specific questions, please contact Allie Sultan

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

  • Sick Leave
  • 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 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 will be required to 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:11/07/2022

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