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Geosciences (Environmental Science), Tenure-Track Faculty

Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Closing date
Dec 3, 2023

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Global Environmental Change, Interdisciplinary/Other
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Any Experience Level Considered
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Job Description


The Department of Geosciences at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Environmental Science at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The start date for the position is August 1, 2024.


The successful candidate will be an environmental scientist who can strengthen and broaden our department by introducing a new specialty area that integrates with and expands our current program. Responsibilities will include teaching Introduction to Environmental Science and upper-level courses within their area of expertise. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to develop a robust research agenda that complements our current Environmental Science, Geology, and Physical Geography programs and our MS in Geosciences. Additional responsibilities will include advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students and departmental, college, and university service.


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


Required Education


A terminal degree in environmental science, environmental studies, or a closely related field is required by the appointment date.


Other Desirables


Applicants with expertise in natural resources management, forestry, brownfield restoration, wetlands restoration, conservation, renewable energies, green infrastructure, environmental planning, or other specialty areas within environmental science will receive special consideration.


Documents Needed to Apply


To successfully apply, applicants must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research or creative activities (as appropriate to the discipline) as separate attachments at the time of online application.


To apply for this position, go to and follow the instructions on how to complete an application, attach documents, and submit online. Review of applications begins November 8 and continues until the position is filled. Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience. 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 available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424. For more information about serving as a faculty member at Middle Tennessee State University, please visit our faculty recruitment webpage at


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