Visiting Assistant Professor
Political Science
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Starting Date
Fall, 2022 
Closing Date
Open until Filled 

The Political Science program seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor. to teach Introductory American and Texas Government courses. This position is a nine-month, non-tenure track contract. The Department of Political Science intends to begin a tenure-track faculty search during the 2022-2023 academic year. The teaching load is 12 hours per semester (4 courses). The teaching load includes teaching introductory Texas and American government, as well as upper-level courses in Political Science and Global Studies. Salary is competitive.



The Department is interested in candidates with a PhD in Political Science, and who will contribute to the mission of the department and university. For the visiting position, all subfields are welcome, but expertise in international politics, global political economy, or European politics is especially welcome.


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.

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy.

Please send information to the contact listed below.

Contact Information
Mailing Address
Dr. Linda Veazey, Chair and Associate Professor
MSU Texas
Political Science
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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