Hurley College of Science & Mathematics, Oklahoma Baptist University

Position ID: 1193-APM [#11583]
Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Shawnee, Oklahoma 74804, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Starting Date: 2018/08/01
Application Deadline: 2018/07/31 (posted 2018/01/02)
Position Description:    

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PURPOSE: The assistant or associate professor of mathematics in the Hurley College of Science and Mathematics is an instructional position with primary teaching responsibilities both in service courses and major degree course offerings for students in the university. Expertise is desired in the areas of statistics and analysis.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: •Strong commitment to teaching undergraduates •Willingness to teach service courses in the Flex Core as required for both mathematics and non-mathematics majors •Willingness to teach upper level courses in areas such as statistics and numerical analysis •Willingness to teach in summer and/or January terms, as needed •Willingness to fulfill faculty responsibilities as described in the University’s Faculty Handbook, (e.g. committee service, academic advising, meeting with prospective students, curriculum development)

TO APPLY: Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume/vita, transcripts, certificates, three work reference letters, and OBU Faculty Application form found at: Review will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Scan completed application along with other requested materials and send to

QUALIFICATIONS: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: •Knowledge of best pedagogy standards in the teaching of mathematical concepts •Energetic and enthusiastic personality; high standards of conduct, appearance, and •Ability to work independently with minimal supervision; to work and lead collaboratively. •Ability to supervise student staff and lead groups working in a collaborative, strategy-driven

EDUCATION: •Preferred: D., Mathematics or related field •Required: S., Mathematics or related field

EXPERIENCE: •Preferred: Teaching mathematics at the college level.

EQUIPMENT: •Graphing calculator ( g., the TI-83/83 and/or 89 series ) •Microsoft Excel •Knowledge of a programming language (desirable) •Facility in using Smartboard and iPad technologies as teaching tools (desirable)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: •Ability to conduct lectures and facilitate student learning using educational technologies, as appropriate.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: •The Assistant or Associate Professor of mathematics must accept the purposes and goals of OBU, exhibit commitment to the ideals of Christian liberal arts education, must be an active member of an evangelical church, as and must show the ability to work with people from varied backgrounds.

•Leadership qualities required include organizational and supervisory skills, collaborative- relational skills, as well as the ability to communicate in a positive manner on a professional level with colleagues, students and student workers.

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Contact: Human Resources, 405.585.5130, 405.585.5179 (fax)
Postal Mail:
500 W University
Shawnee, Ok 74804
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