Visiting Assistant Professor
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Starting Date
August 2022 
Closing Date

The teaching load is 4/4, with three unique courses per semester. Teaching responsibilities include Introductory Sociology, Research Methods, Criminology, and either Sociology of Education, or Religion as an Institution. Other areas open.


Ph.D. or ABD in Sociology


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 will submit a letter of intent addressing experience and willingness to teach the required courses; a curriculum vita; graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. All materials will be submitted electronically to Beverly.Stiles@msutexas.edu. In the subject line include your last name and “VAP position”.

Please send information to the contact listed below.

Contact Information
Mailing Address
Beverly Stiles, Chair and Professor
MSU Texas
3410 Taft Blvd.
Wichita Falls, TX 76308-2099
University Information
University Information
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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