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Job Details: Instructor, English

Job Title:

Instructor, English

Salary:

Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline:

Until Filled

Start Date:

August 9, 2021

Job Summary:

Teaching English courses, tenure track

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required; at least 18 graduate hours in English. Doctorate preferred.
  • Field/work experience very helpful, all candidates will be considered.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach world literature, multicultural literature, and first-year composition courses.
  • Teach 12-15 hours per semester; summer teaching is possible.
  • Teach fall and spring face-to-face and online English courses.
  • Advise students.
  • Serve on University committees, and support College of Arts and Education clubs, organizations, etc.
  • Support and participate in academic recruiting and retention efforts.
  • Assist in program assessment at the departmental level.
  • Communicate in a courteous manner.
  • Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
  • Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible
  • Must be able to lift more than 20-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Dean, College of Arts and Education or designee.

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Three References, current addresses and phone numbers
  • All College Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)
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  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities),
    Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
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    Office: SL 125, Telephone: 580.349.1574.


For additional information and/or to respond, contact:

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
Fax: 580-349-2302
E-mail to opsu.jobs@opsu.edu