Psychology, Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty – Middle Tennessee State University

Job Number: FAC390
Work Type: Lecturer
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Psychology and Human/Social/Protective Services

Job Title

Psychology, Full-Time Lecturer, Faculty



University Expectation

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


Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Psychology at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, temporary (non-tenurable) faculty position (#120280) at the rank of Lecturer. This is a one-year temporary appointment with a possible annual renewal for up to three years. The start date for the appointment is August 1, 2023. The position is contingent upon funding.

The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses such as general psychology, statistics, research methods, neuroscience, cognitive, personality, or training and development. The position will require teaching in-person and online courses.

Required Education

A master’s degree in psychology is required.

Other Desirables

Applicants with teaching experience or a PhD in Psychology will receive special consideration.

Documents Needed to Apply

To successfully apply, applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy as separate attachments at the time of online application.

Special Instruction to Applicants 

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

If you have position-specific questions, please contact Kim Ujcich Ward at

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  
• Sick Leave
• Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
• 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

Click 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: 07/14/2023
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