Oklahoma Baptist University
Assistant or Associate Professor of English: Fiction and Fiction Writing. The Division of Language and Literature at Oklahoma Baptist University invites applications for an assistant or associate professor of English, a full-time, tenure-track position beginning in August 2012. The ideal candidate will be able to teach upper-level courses in the modern or contemporary novel as well as courses in fiction writing. The successful candidate will be a strong generalist with the ability to teach expository writing, as well as in OBUâs two-semester, team-taught course on Western Civilization. Other duties include service on division and university committees, advising students, and participating in assessment.
This position requires a Ph.D. in hand before August 2012. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to the ideals of Christian Liberal Arts education and will be an active member of an evangelical congregation.
Applicants should submit a C.V., three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample to Mike Johnson, Director of Human Resources, Oklahoma Baptist University, Box 61141, Shawnee, Oklahoma, 74804. The division will take applications until the position is filled, but we plan to interview at the 2012 MLA conference in January.