Assistant Professor, Special Education
West College of Education
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Starting Date
August 15, 2022 
Closing Date

Midwestern State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Special Education The successful candidate in this 9-month tenure track position will teach graduate and undergraduate level courses in special education and contribute actively and effectively to student growth, service, and scholarship. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body. The successful candidate will begin Fall 2022.


Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Special Education or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution (ABD will be considered), Diagnostician Certification, and three years of experience as a diagnostician. Preferred qualifications: The preferred candidate will have an established special education research agenda and experience teaching graduate level courses and distance education.


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.

Application process: Applicants are requested to electronically submit a cover letter, CV, copy of unofficial transcripts, a list with the contact of five professional references, and copy of professional licenses (LPC/LPCS) to wcoejobs@msutexas.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. For full consideration submit your completed application no later than by June 30, 2022

Please send information to the contact listed below.

Contact Information
Mailing Address
Kym Acuna, Chair Graduate and Adult Education
MSU Texas
West College of Education
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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