Mechanical Engineering Faculty

NOTE: This job listing has closed. As of October 15, 2013, we are no longer seeking applicants.

Faculty Position in Mechanical Engineering

 Opening Date for Hire: 1 January 2014

 The School of Engineering at Oklahoma Christian University is currently seeking a full-time faculty member in Mechanical Engineering. Visiting, full-time, and tenure-track options are available.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses in the mechanical engineering curriculum, advise students in their program of study, serve on university committees as needed and participate in department curriculum planning and assessment tasks.  Applicants with experience advising undergraduate and graduate research projects are encouraged.   An earned doctorate in mechanical engineering or equivalent is required.  Preference will be given to candidates possessing expertise in the thermal/ fluid sciences.

 Academic rank for these open positions will be negotiable based on education and experience according to University policy, which requires all full-time faculty to be active members of church of Christ and all faculty (Visiting, adjunct, etc.) to be committed to Christ-infused curriculum, co-curriculum, lifestyle and community.  

  Application materials include:

•   A cover letter indicating interest in the position and indicating church affiliation;

•   A curriculum vita;

•   A statement of teaching philosophy and discussion of the University’s mission;

•   A list of at least three academic/professional references and one reference from a local church leader - with telephone and email contact information;

•   A copy of all academic transcripts (an official copy must be submitted prior to formal employment); and

•   A statement of research and teaching interests.

 The review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open and the application process will continue until the position is filled. 

 The University is a Christian higher learning community that transforms lives for Christian faith, scholarship, and service.  We are located in a small city recently named to many top-ten lists for vibrant culture, a growing economy, and many beautiful amenities.  OC is known for legacies of excellence in many fields of study including the highest number per capita National Merit Scholars among sister schools and a leading percentage among CCCU campuses.  The McBride Center for Public Humanities has been recognized by the National Endowment for the Humanities and supports exceptional humanities programs for undergraduates.  Recent graduate acceptances include Stanford, Harvard (Law), Florida State University, University of Texas, and University of California Los Angeles.  Our suburban setting provides easy access to internships in industry, healthcare, professional sports, and many other fields of endeavor in which the university is known for outstanding undergraduate programs.  Our 200-acre campus is surrounded by beautiful walking trails and located fifteen minutes from a medical research center, world-class energy corporations, and unique arts and entertainment. 

The OC School of Engineering has eleven full-time faculty with ABET accredited undergraduate programs in Computer, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering, and a Master of Science in Engineering. Additional information may be found at

Additional details are available at  Inquiries and applications should be directed to Karen Sorensen, at or Box 11000, Oklahoma City, OK  73136.