Professor of Chemistry

Mar 21, 2023


This position is responsible for the instruction and supervision of students in the Department of Mathematics and Science/ Chemistry.

This position requires the integration of faith and learning with a biblical worldview.  A successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in pedagogy and planning and have expertise in the supervision of educational practitioners.  A successful candidate must be able to work independently and collaboratively on individual and school goals.

Evidence of commitment to the integration of Christian faith and living with the theory and practice of education is expected. A personal and vital Christian faith is required; a connection to The Wesleyan Church or one of the many denominations comprising the historic Wesleyan-Armenian tradition is preferred.

Supervision Given or Received:

Work is performed under the general supervision of the Dean of the School of Health and Science and ultimately reports to the Provost.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates must have an earned Master’s degree in the area of chemistry or related field with 18 hours of graduate work in chemistry coursework.  Candidates must be willing to work toward a terminal degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with an earned terminal degree in the area of chemistry or related field will be given priority.  Higher education experience is desired, but not required, for this position.

Examples of Work Performed:

NOTE: Examples are illustrations only. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the job description.  (The OKWU Faculty Handbook documents policies and expectations for all faculty members.)  All work will be performed under the direction of the School of Health and Science.

  • Create comprehensive and cohesive syllabi that advance the mission of the university and align to all accreditation standards.
  • Work collaboratively with other professors to recruit, retain, and refine students in the School of Health and Science.
  • Teach a diverse population of collegiate learners effectively.
  • Articulate professional goals and develop plans of action for students.
  • Demonstrate cooperation with the other Schools within the University.
  • Actively engage in personal and professional development as a faculty member.
  • Adhere to and assist with all assessment and accreditation requirements.
  • Oversee academic advising for assigned students within the School of Health and Science/ Chemistry.
  • Serve on Faculty Council committees as needed.
  • Build healthy, biblical, collaborative relationships with the OKWU community.
  • Advance the mission of OKWU through the recruitment, retention, and refinement of students in the School of Health and Science.
To Apply

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As a biblically-centered Christian university of The Wesleyan Church, Oklahoma Wesleyan University models a way of thought, a way of life, and a way of faith. It is a place of serious study, honest questions, and critical engagement, all in the context of a liberal arts community that honors the primacy of Jesus Christ, the priority of Scripture, the pursuit of Truth, and the practice of Wisdom. Nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report and Forbes, the University offers a thriving academic community. It is located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, a city of approximately 30,000 residents known for its strong schools and its appreciation for the arts. Bartlesville is the home of the annual OKMozart Festival and of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Price Tower. It is located in the beautiful Green Country region of northeast Oklahoma, forty-five miles north of Tulsa.

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