Job ID: 173047

Chair, Psychology, Tenure-Track Faculty

Middle Tennessee State University

  • Nov. 22, 2021
  • Chair, Psychology, Tenure-Track Faculty
  • Department of Psychology
  • Middle Tennessee State University
    Murfreesboro, TN
  • Open until filled
  • Aug. 1, 2022
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Psychology - General

The College of Behavioral and Health Sciences invites applicants for the chair position (#120005) of the Department of Psychology. Applicants must be eligible to meet the criteria for the rank of either associate professor or professor. Expedited tenure upon appointment possible. The start date for the position is August 1, 2022.

Primary responsibilities include:

mentoring junior faculty members,
managing the day to day operations of the department while focusing on long-range plans to build on the success of the department
recruiting quality students and faculty
advocating on behalf of the department to upper administration
committing to student success initiatives.
Typically, the chair is expected to teach one course each semester. Teaching responsibilities will be determined by the candidate’s academic background and skills.

The Department of Psychology offers three undergraduate majors, five minors, and Master’s degrees in Clinical, Experimental, Industrial-Organizational, and Quantitative Psychology as well as an EdS in School Psychology. The department and university offer extensive opportunities for research, collaboration, and external funding. The department moved into a new building with expanded laboratory and observation facilities in Summer 2020. For more information about our department, please visit

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.

  • 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.

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Contact Information

  • Faculty Recruitment Specialist
    Academic Affairs
    Middle Tennessee State University
    1301 E. Main Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37132
  • 615-898-5128

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