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The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Ouachita Baptist University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Engineering with a preferred start date of January 2022. All qualified candidates will be considered, but preference will be given to those who have a PhD in engineering or a PE and experience in the field. The successful candidate will exhibit excellent teaching in the context of a liberal arts education, a collegial commitment to professional, university, and community service, and a Christian commitment consistent with the mission of the University. Responsibilities will include teaching a wide range of general engineering courses, possible CORE contribution, and the development of new engineering courses as part of a new program that will be seeking accreditation. Rank and salary are dependent on qualifications.

Applications will be reviewed immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates from under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply. Ouachita Baptist University embraces Equal Opportunity and seeks to develop a diverse faculty for the benefit of our students and community. Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Dr. Angela Douglass at douglassa@obu.edu.

Ouachita, a liberal arts university, is located in Arkadelphia, a two-college town on Interstate 30 in southwest Arkansas. Arkadelphia is only minutes away from Lake DeGray and the beautiful Ouachita National Forest. The university has approximately 1,500 students, of which 97% live on campus.

The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Ouachita Baptist University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Nutrition and Dietetics to begin January 2022. All qualified candidates will be considered, but preference will be given to those candidates who have a PhD/EdD in Nutrition and Dietetics or a related field. The successful candidate will exhibit excellent teaching in the context of a liberal arts education, a collegial commitment to professional, university, and community service, and a Christian commitment consistent with the mission of the University. Responsibilities will include directing the Master of Science program, teaching a wide range of graduate with some undergraduate courses, advising graduate students, and serving on committees.

Applications will be reviewed beginning Oct. 29, 2021, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates from under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply. Ouachita Baptist University embraces Equal Opportunity and seeks to develop a diverse faculty for the benefit of our students and community. Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Dr. Detri Brech at brechd@obu.edu.

The Department of Biology at Ouachita Baptist University invites applications for an entry-level, tenure-track position beginning Fall 2022. The candidate’s primary teaching load will consist of Anatomy and Physiology lecture and lab and a non-majors science course; other responsibilities will include supporting students from diverse academic backgrounds through academic advising, engaging students through mentored research experiences, and actively participating in campus life. The ideal candidate is expected to embrace inclusive pedagogy techniques intended to effectively instruct a diverse student population.

A successful candidate will show aptitude and inclination for engaging undergraduates in research, both through individual mentored research as well as course-embedded undergraduate research experiences (CUREs). A Ph.D. in any biological field is required and a background in biomedical sciences is preferred. Any innovative candidate with a strong interest in teaching undergraduates using course-embedded research experiences will be considered.

Ouachita Baptist University is located in Arkadelphia, Ark., and is a private liberal arts institution dedicated to undergraduate instruction. The job entails a collegial commitment to professional, university, and community service as well as supporting the institution’s Christian mission; see the University’s vision, mission, and values statements. Ouachita Baptist University embraces equal opportunity and is committed to developing a diverse faculty for the benefit of our students and community. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially applicants with the potential to advance institutional diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Applicants should submit the following by email: (1) a letter of application describing how your expertise will enhance our department, (2) a statement of research interests including how you will mentor undergraduates through research, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy highlighting diverse and inclusive pedagogy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, (4) a curriculum vitae including names and contact information for three references, and (5) graduate transcripts. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue to Jan. 18, 2022. To apply or for more information, contact Dr. Ruth Plymale, Chair, Biology Faculty Search Committee at plymaler@obu.edu. In the subject line of the email, please include your last name - Anatomy Position.

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