Psychology (Clinical), Tenure-Track Faculty – Middle Tennessee State University (Murfreesboro, TN)

Type: Full-Time
Posted: 09/29/2023 
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Category: Psychology

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 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, tenure-track faculty position (#120370) at the rank of assistant or associate professor in Clinical Psychology. The start date for the position is August 1, 2024.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, provide thesis and capstone mentoring, develop a research program (all areas of interest welcomed), and service. Teaching may include psychopathology, personality, professional issues and ethics, evidence-based psychotherapies, psychological testing, and other topics based on the candidate’s area of expertise. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to support the undergraduate mental health services minor, the undergraduate psychology major, and the clinical psychology master’s program. To learn more about the Department of Psychology and the Clinical Psychology program, please visit

Required Education

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

Other Desirables

Applicants eligible for licensure in Tennessee as a psychologist with the health service provider designation and those with teaching experience will receive special consideration. In addition, as the current clinical faculty intends to pursue APA accreditation for the clinical psychology master’s program, applicants with a clear interest in clinical training at the master’s level will also 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.



Special Instruction to Applicants  

For more information about serving as a faculty member at Middle Tennessee State University, please visit our faculty recruitment webpage at

If you need help applying, please contact Mitzi Dunkley, Faculty Recruitment Specialist, at (615) 898-5128. If you have position-specific questions, please contact James Loveless 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

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 must 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: 10/28/2023

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. A Tennessee Board of Regents Institution.