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FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS


Applications for faculty positions at Ouachita Baptist University are always accepted. Once a vacancy has occurred, the department head, supervisor or director will consider all qualified applicants. Interviews will follow based on skills, qualifications and references of the prospective employee as provided on their individual application. All applications are kept on file for six months. Download the faculty application and return completed applications to:

Office of Human Resources
410 Ouachita Street, OBU Box 3772
Arkadelphia, AR 71998-0001

The Department of Psychology in the W. H. Sutton School of Social Sciences at Ouachita Baptist University invites applications for tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2023. The successful candidate will exhibit excellent teaching in the context of a liberal arts education; scholarly activity in the field; a collegial commitment to professional, university, departmental, and community service; and a Christian commitment consistent with the University’s vision, mission, and values. Strong quantitative skills are essential. A PhD in Psychology or a related field by August 2023 is preferred (although ABD candidates may be considered). Area of specialization is open. Teaching expectations typically include four courses each semester. Research activities that emphasize undergraduate student collaboration are expected.

To apply, complete the Faculty Application for Employment and electronically forward all documentation requested on the last page of the Opportunity Profile to Dr. Allyson Phillips, Chair of the Psychology Search Committee at phillipsa@obu.edu. Priority review of completed applications will begin on Nov. 1, but review will continue until the position is filled.

Consistent with our mission as a Christ-centered learning community, Ouachita Baptist University seeks to develop a diverse faculty for the benefit of our students and stakeholders. Ouachita is a Christian liberal arts university founded in 1886. Of its approximately 1,700 students, more than 1,500 undergraduates attend the university’s highly residential campus; the university also offers graduate and fully online degrees to serve students with a variety of educational programs. Ouachita’s beautiful 200-acre campus is situated on the Ouachita River, is minutes from DeGray Lake Resort State Park, and is in the foothills of the Ouachita National Forest. To learn more about the university, visit obu.edu/jobs.

The Department of Physics and Engineering in the J. D. Patterson School of Natural Sciences at Ouachita Baptist University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Engineering to begin August 2023. The successful candidate will exhibit excellent teaching in the context of a liberal arts education; scholarly activity in the field; a collegial commitment to professional, university, departmental, and community service; and a Christian commitment consistent with the University’s vision, mission, and values. Primary responsibilities will include teaching a wide range of general engineering, engineering mechanics, and mechanical engineering courses as part of a new engineering program seeking ABET accreditation. Additional opportunities exist for on and off campus engagements, such as research or professional development. Rank and salary are dependent on qualifications. All qualified candidates will be considered, but preference will be given to those who have a PhD in mechanical engineering or a PE and experience in the field.

To apply, complete the Faculty Application for Employment and electronically forward all documentation requested on the last page of the Opportunity Profile to Dr. Norm Pumphrey, Chair of the Engineering Search Committee at pumphreyn@obu.edu. Priority review of completed applications will begin on Nov. 1, but review will continue until the position is filled.

Consistent with our mission as a Christ-centered learning community, Ouachita Baptist University seeks to develop a diverse faculty for the benefit of our students and stakeholders. Ouachita is a Christian liberal arts university founded in 1886. Of its approximately 1,700 students, more than 1,500 undergraduates attend the university’s highly residential campus; the university also offers graduate and fully online degrees to serve students with a variety of educational programs. Ouachita’s beautiful 200-acre campus is situated on the Ouachita River, is minutes from DeGray Lake Resort State Park, and is in the foothills of the Ouachita National Forest. To learn more about the university, visit obu.edu/jobs.

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