Psychology (Clinical), Tenure-Track Faculty: Middle Tennessee State University

Psychology (Clinical), Tenure-Track Faculty


Job Number: FAC328
Work Type: Faculty – Tenure-Track
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Psychology and Human/Social/Protective Services

Job Title

Psychology (Clinical), Tenure-Track Faculty



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 Psychology at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position (#120250) at the rank of assistant/associate professor in Clinical Psychology. The start date for the position is August 1, 2023. The position is contingent upon funding.

The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise theses and capstone projects, and develop a research program based on their area of interest. The courses the successful candidate is expected to teach may include psychopathology, theories of personality, issues and ethics in mental health services, and theories of counseling/psychotherapy.

Required Education

A terminal degree in clinical psychology or other health services psychology field from an APA-accredited training program that includes an APA-accredited internship is required.

Other Desirables

Candidates eligible for licensure in Tennessee as a psychologist with the health service provider designation will receive special consideration.

Documents Needed to Apply

To successfully apply, applicants must include the following documents as separate attachments at the time of online application submittal: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a research statement. NOTE: A Diversity Statement must also be submitted at the time of online application as Other Document 1. Given the diverse student population served in our department, the diversity statement should address the extent to which applicants can create welcoming and inclusive environments in their classrooms, include diversity topics in their course curriculum, address issues of diversity and inclusion in their research, and mentor students from diverse backgrounds.

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 Dr. Nancy Stone, Department of Psychology Chair, at

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  Sick Leave  13 paid University holidaysMedical, dental, vision, and life insuranceRetirement plansOptional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation PlansEducational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependentsClick here for additional information. 
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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