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Psychology (School Psychology), Tenure-Track Faculty

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

Job Title

Psychology (School Psychology), Tenure-Track Faculty



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 Psychology (School Psychology) at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position (#120060) at the rank of assistant/associate professor. The start date for the position is August 1, 2022. The position is contingent upon funding.

Primary teaching responsibilities are in the School Psychology NASP accredited (since 1989) Educational Specialist program that prepares students for licensure as a school psychologist. The position requires undergraduate and graduate teaching, practicum supervision, thesis supervision, and involvement in state and national school psychology organizations. Possible graduate courses may include intellectual and behavioral assessment, legal, ethical, and professional issues, consultation, and collaboration. Possible undergraduate courses may include general psychology, developmental, and introduction to psychological testing. Opportunities for the development of leadership roles exist.

Please see the description of our program and research facilities at:

Required Education

A PhD in Psychology or Educational Psychology, or a closely related field by appointment date. All terminal degrees must have a concentration/specialization in School Psychology.

Other Desirables

Candidates who have the Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) designation will receive special consideration.

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).

Applicants are also required to provide teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., peer teaching reviews, in-service training evaluations) at the time of the online application submitted as Other Document 1.  Additionally, a Diversity Statement must also be submitted at the time of online application as Other Document 2. 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 in applying, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Specialist at (615) 898-5128.

If you have position-specific questions, please contact Dr. Greg Schmidt at

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 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

Application Review Date: 11/22/2021

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