Assistant Professor - Department of Language and Literature

Opening Date for Hire: January 9, 2012

NOTE: This job listing has closed. As of February 21, 2012, we are no longer seeking applicants.

The department of Language and Literature at Oklahoma Christian invites applications for an Assistant Professor position to begin Fall 2012. Candidates should emphasize their ability to teach composition, courses related to the Teaching English as a Foreign Language [TEFL] degree, and basic-intermediate language courses corresponding either to one of the university’s overseas programs--German, Japanese, Chinese--or to one of the department’s current language offerings: French, Spanish. Applicants with a Ph.D. or ABD are preferred, but other qualified applicants will also be considered. Course load for the position is 4/4 with English courses in Linguistics, Structure of the English Language, and/or Teaching English as a Foreign Language, and Composition, and courses in the appropriate language.

As a department committed to the integration of faith and learning, Language and Literature is a dynamic community that serves 100 majors/minors and boasts a variety of academic successes: an active honors society chapter, an annual faith-based speakers series, a strong student/faculty connection, increasing TEFL and writing internships, and successful placement of graduates. We seek an engaged candidate whose specific expertise will further develop our growing TEFL program.

Oklahoma Christian University is a liberal arts university affiliated with the Churches of Christ. Applicants should be active members of the Churches of Christ and have a personal life that reflects the teachings, example, and love of Jesus Christ.

Applicants should send curriculum vita, teaching philosophy, statement of faith, and writing sample related to the particular specialization to Dr. Cami Agan, Chair of the department of Language and Literature at the following email address: cami.agan@oc.edu

Electronic attachments and cover letters preferred. The search will continue through Spring 2012 or until a suitable candidate is found.

Oklahoma Christian University is an equal opportunity employer.

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