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Recording Industry (Music Business), Tenure-Track Faculty | MTSU

17 Nov 2021 11:49 AM | Anonymous

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Recording Industry (Music Business), Tenure-Track Faculty, Middle Tennessee State University 

Work Type: Faculty - Tenure-Track

Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Categories: Communications

Job Title

Recording Industry (Music Business), Tenure-Track Faculty


Recording Industry

University Expectation

MTSU seeks candidates who are 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 and rank commensurate with education and experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Recording Industry at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position (#145210) at the rank of assistant/associate professor In Music Business. The start date for the position is August 1, 2022. The position is contingent upon funding.

The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in both teaching and research/creative activities and be expected to teach recording industry courses in popular music and American media studies such as, but not limited to, History of the Recording Industry, and other courses within the program pertaining to the discipline.

Required Education

Terminal degree in Recording Industry or a related field by appointment date. A Master’s degree in Recording Industry or a related field with at least five (5) years of industry experience may be considered in lieu of the terminal degree.

Other Desirables

Candidates holding a doctorate, significant industry experience, and/or those with university teaching experience will receive special consideration as will applicants with evidence of teaching excellence in the form of evaluations by students and/or peers.

Documents Needed to Apply

In order to successfully apply, applicants are required to include the following documents as separate attachments at the time of online application submittal: a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, a statement of Teaching Philosophy, and their Research Statement or Creative Activities (as appropriate to the discipline).

Special Instruction to Applicants

If you need help in applying, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Specialist at (615) 898-5128.

If you have position-specific questions, please contact Ms. Tammy Donham at Tammy.Donham@mtsu.edu.

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 will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2021AnnualSecurityReport.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 may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

For individuals requiring a 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 in order to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email emp@mtsu.edu.

Application Review Date: 12/04/2021

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