Tenure-Track Faculty in the Department of Chemistry and Physics

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Tenure-Track Faculty in the Department of Chemistry and Physics

Posted 10/23/15

Position:  Oklahoma Christian University invites applications for a potential tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Chemistry and Physics expected to begin in the fall semester 2016.  The successful applicant will cooperate with all science and engineering faculty members in performing duties essential to the achievements of physics program, departmental, and university goals.

Primary Qualifications: Ph.D. in physics is preferred, but an ABD candidate in physics or a closely related area will be considered. 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 introductory and upper-level undergraduate physics courses, including laboratory sections, in both algebra-based and calculus-based classes;
  • Manage, maintain and upgrade laboratory experiments and equipment in the area of physics;
  • Design, implement, assess, and continually improve the physics program;
  • Serve as an academic advisor to assigned science students.

Timetable:  Review of applications for this position will begin November 15, 2015 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, and a statement of research/teaching interest to Human Resources at human.resources@oc.edu 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.