Assistant Professor of Biology
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Teach major courses in Ecology, Genetics, and develop or teach additional upper level biology courses. Applicants should have the ability to establish a productive research program including effective mentorship of Master’s students. Preferred research area is ecological genetics of plants, animals, or microbes.


Required: Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or related field. Required: Biology teaching experience at the post-secondary level.


As represented in MSU Texas’ Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Strategic Plan, the university holds that a strong institutional environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion fuels scholarship, respect, innovation, and social justice – all values of our core liberal arts principles and identity. The successful candidate will be expected to participate and support the values of the institutional DEI Strategic plan.

This position is designated as security sensitive and requires the finalist to complete a criminal background check.

Applicants send cover letter, C.V., statement of research and teaching philosophies, and letters from three referees to Dr. Michael Shipley, Biology Department, Midwestern State University, 3410 Taft Blvd, Wichita Falls, TX 76308, or contact at michael.shipley@msutexas.edu or (940) 397-4517.

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Michael Shipley, Chair and Professor of Biology
MSU Texas
3410 Taft Blvd.
Wichita Falls, TX 76308-2099
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MSU Texas
3410 Taft Blvd.
Wichita Falls, TX 76308-2099
About MSU

Midwestern State University, a Texas public university with nearly 5,900 students, is a proud member of the Texas Tech University System. MSU Texas is centrally located between Dallas and Oklahoma City in Wichita Falls (population 103,000). MSU is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) and is committed to excellence in teaching.

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