The Department of Counseling. Educational Psychology, and Foundations at Mississippi State University invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor positions beginning August 16, 2020.

Responsibilities: Research and teaching in broad areas of learning, development, and motivation with specific abilities to teach coursework in qualitative research methods, personal and motivational factors in education, and human development.  We are also interested in candidates who are ready to teach introductory level statistics and measurement. Other responsibilities include advisement of students, supervision of graduate students, participation in departmental and college service, and involvement in scholarly research and professional development.

Required qualifications: Doctorate degree in Educational Psychology or related area.  ABD candidates will be considered, with a degree completion by the position start state.

Application Materials: Candidates must apply online at (Parf # 499399). Candidates must also submit 1) a letter explaining research interests, teaching philosophy, and experiences related to the position; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) sample publications; 4) unofficial graduate transcripts and 5) names, addresses, Email, and telephone numbers of three references.

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

About the Department and University: The Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Foundations offers graduate programs (masters and doctoral) in educational psychology, school psychology, and counseling, as well as an undergraduate program in educational psychology. Mississippi State University, located in pastoral Starkville, is a comprehensive, land-­‐grant institution with an enrollment of over 20,000 students and has earned both research and community engagement rankings from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For additional information about Mississippi State University and the department please visit and

Inquiries should be directed to: Dr. Elaine Wei, Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Foundations; 508 Allen Hall, Mail Stop 9727, Mississippi State, MS 39762; TEL: 662-­‐325-­‐3641;

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.