FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Department of Psychology in the W. H. Sutton School of Social Sciences at Ouachita Baptist University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2020. Area of specialization could include, but is not limited to, cognitive, health, developmental, social, industrial/organizational, or learning. Strong quantitative skills are a must. PhD in Psychology or related field by August 2020 preferred; ABD considered. Course load is four per semester. Research activities that emphasize undergraduate student collaboration are expected. Applicants should demonstrate commitment to the university’s mission, undergraduate teaching, research, and professional development. Ouachita Baptist University promotes equal opportunity and seeks to develop a diverse faculty and staff for the benefit of our students and community. Ouachita is a private Christian liberal-arts institution. The university’s mission statement can be found at www.obu.edu/about/vision-mission-and-values. Electronically send a cover letter, CV, statements on teaching philosophy and research interests, evidence of teaching quality, graduate transcripts, and three forwarded reference letters to Dr. Jennifer Fayard, Psychology Search Committee Chair at email@example.com. Priority review of applications will begin on December 1, but review will continue until the position is filled.
Ouachita Baptist University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Spanish to begin in August 2020. The PhD is strongly preferred; ABD and MA will be considered. The successful candidate will teach courses in language, literature, and culture to undergraduate students. The teaching load is 4/4. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Send a letter of application that includes your teaching philosophy, CV, unofficial transcript, and three reference letters to Dr. Doug Sonheim, Chair of the Department of Language and Literature (firstname.lastname@example.org). The Language and Literature faculty is a collegial department that supports ongoing scholarship and creative teaching in support of the mission, values, and learning goals of Ouachita Baptist University (https://www.obu.edu/about/vision-mission-and-values/). Review of applications will begin January 15 and continue until the position is filled.
ROGERS DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
The Rogers Department of Communications at Ouachita (pronounced WASH-a-taw) Baptist University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment to begin in August 2020. We seek an enterprising teacher with experience in digital media as well as one or more of the following areas: social media, data analytics, media writing, public speaking and/or broadcasting. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an interest in helping to shape a growing department with more than 130 majors. Faculty responsibilities include a course load of four courses per semester, providing oversight for a digital student publication, academic advising and committee work.
Faculty members are expected to support Ouachita’s Christian mission and share the institution’s commitment to both academic and Christian excellence. The University is dedicated to the principle of academic freedom. Ouachita Baptist University promotes equal opportunity and seeks to develop a diverse faculty and staff for the benefit of our students and community. For further information about Ouachita, please visit https://obu.edu/about/vision-mission-and-values/.
PhD in Communications preferred; ABD, MA or related MFA considered. Minimum requirements are a master’s degree in Communications or a related field and knowledge of digital media. Rank will depend on qualifications.
Please send the following materials as a single PDF document (if possible) to Dr. Rebecca Jones, Communications Search Committee chair, at email@example.com.
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Curriculum Vitae
- Materials that Demonstrate Experience in Digital Media
- Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
- Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
- Contact information for three references
Review of applications will begin Jan. 15 and will continue until the position is filled.