Composition-Rhetoric, Tenure Track

NOTE: This job listing has closed. As of April 8, 2014, we are no longer seeking applicants.

Call for Applicants: Full-time, Tenure Track Position

Language and Literature 

Oklahoma Christian’s Department of Language and Literature seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure track position in Composition-Rhetoric. The position load is initially 4/4, with expected course reduction upon taking responsibilities of the Writing Center and spearheading the campus Writing Across the Curriculum program. Preferred candidates will have Ph.D. in Comp-Rhet, but those pursuing the terminal degree in Comp-Rhet will also be considered.

In addition, the faculty member would work with existing faculty in the usual academic roles of advising students and serving on faculty committees.  As a department committed to the integration of faith and learning, Language and Literature is a dynamic community that serves more than 100 majors and minors and boasts a variety of academic successes, including an active Honors Society chapter, an annual faith-based speaker series, a strong student/faculty connection, and successful placement of graduates. We seek an engaged candidate prepared to join such an energetic faculty and student body. The successful candidate will submit evidence of scholarship in composition and demonstrate expertise in teaching writing. Based on the candidate’s qualifications, rank negotiation will follow according to the standards specified in the Oklahoma Christian University Faculty Policy Manual.

Interested candidates should submit complete cv, transcripts, teaching philosophy, statement of faith and learning, a statement regarding the support of the OC mission, and list of references to Karen Sorensen, Executive Assistant at  All full-time faculty at Oklahoma Christian must be active members of local Church of Christ congregations.

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Notwithstanding, as a religiously affiliated institution of higher learning, Oklahoma Christian University reserves the right, to the fullest extent allowed by the Constitution of the United States, the State of Oklahoma, and all statutory and judge made law, to make admissions and employment decisions based on the University’s interpretation of Holy Scripture.