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Job Description
- Full Time

The Assistant Professor will be expected to remain current within their academic discipline and to support excellence in teaching and research.  In addition to teaching and research, the post-holder will also be responsible for advising students, developing new courses, and serving on various university committees as a full-time, career-track faculty member. The assistant professor will be responsible for coordinating educational initiatives including research and evaluation of the curricula, teaching procedures, and educational materials within professional academic programs.  The assistant professor will work with committees and advisory groups within the university to come up with the most appropriate curricula to meet the needs of their students. 


Teaching and administrative duties to include:  Teach professional curriculum and general education courses to facilitate undergraduate student learning in the College of Science and Engineering. Perform evaluation of student learning and adjust instruction accordingly. Develop and prepare relevant course material and resources, utilizing technology as appropriate. Grade candidates' electronic portfolios with valid and reliable course rubrics. Conduct faculty tasks and activities i.e. evaluation of grading instruments, course syllabi, gain knowledge of national standards during assessment week and at the faculty in-service for validity and reliability of assessment instruments and the related data. Participate as a committee member on committees as assigned. Provide advisement to students and maintain an office schedule that provides access and supports student learning. Adhere to the FERPA regulations as pertains to the handling of student records and information. Develop the academic support services for student retention and success and monitor weekly student progress. Attend and participate in appropriate faculty, staff, committee, and student meetings. Attend professional training needed to remain current in the professional field. Attend and participate in local, state, and national meetings, conferences, and events as needed. Perform other reasonable duties as assigned by the Dean of the College of Science and Engineering or their designate. 


Doctoral degree in Biology or Chemistry or related field and Requires at least one publication in a peer reviewed journal in the field of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.


 Details: Location:  Tulsa, Oklahoma; 40 hours/week (8:00 am to 5:00 pm), full-time regular.

Annual Salary:  $54,895

To Apply: Please mail your resume with cover letter and salary requirements to: Marleen Jones, Human Resources Manager, Oral Roberts University, 7777 S. Lewis Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74171.  Must furnish cover letter. No phone or email inquiries.  EOE  

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APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants should be prepared to submit a cover letter stating why you believe you are qualified to teach at ORU, a curriculum vita, and be prepared to upload copies of your transcripts of graduate work. If hired, you will need to immediately ask your institution's registrar to send an official transcript to Dr. Connie Sjoberg, Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK 74171. The application may be viewed by clicking the Apply Now button at the top of the posting.

Evaluation of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. ORU requires a background check as a condition for faculty employment.

Oral Roberts University employs, advances, admits, and treats in its employment and educational programs all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, status as a veteran or genetic information. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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