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Visiting Assistant Professor - Psychology
Midwestern State University
Academic Positions: Visiting Professor

Midwestern State University. Visiting, Assistant Professor of Psychology


The Psychology Department at Midwestern State University invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2018.  Wichita Falls, TX is home to Midwestern State University. Wichita Falls is a quiet community located in North Central Texas, approximately two hours from both the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex and Oklahoma City. Midwestern State University is a leading public liberal arts university committed to providing students with a rigorous undergraduate and graduate education. Midwestern State University prides itself on an emphasis on teaching, undergraduate research participation, and high-impact teaching.




This is primarily a teaching appointment.  Therefore, the appointed faculty member will teach four courses in both the fall and spring semester of the 2018-2019 academic year.  (Although the appointed faculty member will teach four courses each semester, only three unique courses will be taught during a single semester.)  The appointed faculty member will teach Introductory Psychology, Social Psychology, and Developmental Psychology.  Additionally, the appointed faculty member will fulfill duties consistent with the position as assigned by the chair.


Required Qualifications:


The successful candidate must:


*have earned a doctorate in Experimental Psychology, or a closely related area, by August 2018 

*demonstrate a commitment to high-quality undergraduate education; and,

*demonstrate the ability to work collegially.


Preferred Qualifications:


The Search Committee is particularly interested in candidates with previous experience implementing high-impact teaching practices (e.g., learning communities, service learning)


Application Procedure:


Applicants will submit a letter of intent addressing both the Required and Preferred Qualifications; a curriculum vita; graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.  All materials will be submitted electronically to or mailed to: Faculty Search Committee, Department of Psychology, Midwestern State University, 3410 Taft Blvd, Wichita Falls, TX 76308.


Please direct any questions to Dr. David Carlston, Interim Department Chair at


Application Deadline:


Application review and online interview begins immediately.  Position is open until filled.


This position is designated as security sensitive and requires the finalist to complete a criminal background check. Midwestern State University is an EEO/ADAAA compliance employer. 

Dr. David Carlston
3410 Taft Blvd
Wichita Falls TX, 76308
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