Instructor or Assistant Professor in the College of Natural and Health Sciences

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Instructor or Assistant Professor in the College of Natural and Health Sciences

Posted 02/06/17

Position:  Oklahoma Christian University invites applications for a potential Instructor or Assistant Professor expected to begin in the fall semester 2017.  As a Christ-centered university, Oklahoma Christian values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become more inclusive and fully representative of God’s broad array of human creation, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our faculty and staff.

Primary Qualifications: An earned Masters (minimum) or Doctorate (preferred) in the natural or health sciences and demonstrated commitment to diversity and ability to communicate and positively engage students and colleagues across racial, gender, and cultural barriers.  Active membership in a congregation of the Church of Christ required. 

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Standard University benefits package:
  • Health insurance premium support
  • Retirement plan: 403(b) matching contribution
  • Tuition discount and other staff benefits

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate courses in areas of nutrition (Introduction to Nutrition, Science, Nutrient Metabolism, and Lifespan Nutrition) and/or non-majors natural science courses (principles of biology or general physical science).
  • Advise undergraduate students.
  • Participate in department curriculum planning and assessment tasks.

Timetable:  Review of applications for this position will begin February 10, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled, subject to final institutional approval. 

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, OC application form, personal statement of faith, two letters of recommendation from academic or professional resources, one letter of recommendation from a church leader, a writing sample of your scientific work, and a statement of research/teaching interest to Human Resources at or P.O. Box 11000, Oklahoma City, OK 73136.

Oklahoma Christian is a private liberal arts university affiliated with the Churches of Christ. All full-time faculty must be active members of the Church of Christ and lead personal lives that reflect the teachings, example, and love of Jesus Christ

Oklahoma Christian University complies with all laws regarding nondiscrimination in employment, including those with respect to race, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, military service, and disability. As a religious educational institution the University is permitted by law to consider religious beliefs and practices in making employment decisions and the University does so to achieve its mission.