Visiting Assistant Professor in Sedimentary Petrology, Stratigraphy, Paleoecology
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The position is a full-time, one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin fall 2022.The appointment will fill our curricular needs, which may include Historical Geology, Integrated Life-Earth General Science, Sedimentology & Stratigraphy, Paleobiology, and electives in their field of expertise. Duties also include engaging and assisting with student research endeavors.


Ph.D. in geosciences or equivalent field (ABD will be considered). The successful candidate must demonstrate a potential for teaching excellence in a vigorous undergraduate and master’s program. We seek a broadly-trained earth scientist with a background in sedimentary systems that may include depositional processes, quantitative stratigraphy, sedimentary geochemistry, Candidate should possess strong interpersonal skills and evidence of expertise in sedimentary systems, such as publications in refereed journals commensurate with experience.


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.

Send a cover letter, CV, transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references to J. D. Price, Geosciences, Midwestern State University, 3410 Taft Blvd., Wichita Falls, TX 76308; email:jonathan.price@msutexas.edu.

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Jonathan D Price, Associate Professor and Chair
MSU Texas
3410 Taft Blvd.
Wichita Falls, TX 76308-2099
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MSU Texas
3410 Taft Blvd.
Wichita Falls, TX 76308-2099
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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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