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Assistant/Associate Professor in Botany Open Close

Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the area of Botany at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank.

The candidate will be expected to teach General Botany, Plant Taxonomy, Plant Physiology, and Introductory Biology.  Preference will be given to candidates with a background in ecology, range management, fire ecology, and related topics. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Botany or a related discipline from an accredited university. ABD applicants may be considered but must demonstrate the ability to have the degree conferred before the anticipated start date.

The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in undergraduate education. Teaching experience at the college level is preferred. Candidates should be able to show potential for engaging in a research program, with an emphasis on the inclusion of undergraduates. The ability to further develop the Botany Program, to include additional course development and student recruitment, is preferred.  Additional preferred qualifications include experiences or willingness to maintain an existing herbarium, teach online and/or hybrid courses, and potentially teach summers. This position also provides the potential for international collaboration.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The start date is August 1, 2022.  Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1909 as a teachers’ college, Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues the strong tradition of producing outstanding educators for southeast Oklahoma and north Texas. Student enrollment is approximately 5,000 students and the campus is situated in rural Oklahoma. The main campus is located in Durant, Oklahoma, which is 90 miles north of Dallas, Texas, and 150 miles southeast of Oklahoma City. The community is close to Lake Texoma and the Choctaw Casino Resort. Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues to be among the nation’s most affordable universities according to the U. S. News & World Report’s America’s Best colleges.

The Department of Biological Sciences offers Bachelor’s degrees in: Biology (with focus areas in Health Sciences, Botany, and Zoology), and Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences. Currently, we also offer one graduate program (Master of Technology-Biology) and are part of the Curriculum & Instruction online Masters Program under the Science emphasis.

Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. To apply send a completed application for faculty employment, letter of interest stating position desired (Assistant/Associate Professor-Botany), curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research, including how he/she will incorporate their research into our undergraduate teaching university and unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended (If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Human Resources, Administration Building 309
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701
Email to hr@se.edu. SE participates in E-Verify. www.se.edu
SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Occupational Safety and Health Open Close

Southeastern Oklahoma State University invites applications for a regular full-time faculty position in Occupational Safety & Health.  Rank and tenure-track status will be based on the successful candidate’s education and experience.  The candidates should have one of the following (in ranked order of preference).

  1. A doctorate in Occupational Safety, Construction Safety, Risk Management/Loss Control, Systems Safety or related occupational safety field.
  2. A MS or MA graduate in Occupational Safety, Construction Safety, Risk Management/Loss Control, Systems Safety, or related occupational safety field with ABD status on an approved doctorate.
  3. A MS or MA graduate in Occupational Safety, Construction Safety, Risk Management/Loss Control, Systems Safety or closely related occupational safety field.
  4. A MS or MA degree in a closely related occupational safety and health field.

Certification, such as CSP, ARM or CIH is highly desirable. The ideal candidate would also have experience in Systems Safety, Hazard Materials Management or Construction Safety.  Evidence of research, peer reviewed publications and presentations is also highly desirable.

Founded in 1909 as a teacher college, Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues the strong tradition of producing outstanding educators for southeast Oklahoma and north Texas. Southeastern enrolls approximately 5,000 students and the campus is situated in rural Oklahoma.  The main campus is located in Durant, Oklahoma, which is 80 miles north of Dallas, Texas, and 150 miles southeast of Oklahoma City. The community is close to Lake Texoma and the Choctaw Casino Resort. Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues to be among the nation’s most affordable universities according to the U. S. News & World Report’s America’s Best colleges.

The Department of Occupational Safety and Health is recognized for its quality graduates. Both the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science programs are BSCP “Qualified Academic Programs”. There are currently six full-time faculty and enrolls 400 undergraduate and graduate students in safety courses each term.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The preferred start date is January 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin September 10, 2021 and continue until filled. Position and responsibilities may require multiple campus assignments as well as varied time and delivery methods.

Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. To apply send a completed application for faculty employment, letter of interest stating position desired (Assistant/Associate Professor-Occupational Safety and Health), curriculum vitae that includes evidence of effective teaching and performance experience, links to performance video and unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended (If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Human Resources, Administration Building 309
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701
Email to hr@se.edu. SE participates in E-Verify. www.se.edu
SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.

Assistant Professor/Chair in Aviation-Professional Pilot Program Open Close

Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Aviation Sciences Institute invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor/Chair of Aviation-Professional Pilot program.

SUMMARY

Maintain administrative control of the Professional Pilot academic programs housed within the Aviation Sciences Institute (ASI).  Responsible for the implementation, operational planning, accreditation, and Professional Pilot program curriculum development and delivery. Development and implementation of effective recruitment and marketing campaigns. Insuring compliance with AABI and HLC requirements.  Supervising classroom instruction, supervising academic instructors and adjuncts, serve on School of Business, and Aviation Sciences Institute (ASI) committees, coordinating university support trips, and reviewing AVIA course syllabi, and course catalog requirements.  This position has a dual reporting responsibility to the Vice President of Academic Affairs and to the Director of the Aviation Sciences Institute (ASI).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Determines and implements faculty/staffing requirements and evaluations.
  • Determine and implement academic and training equipment requirements for the Professional Pilot program.
  • Provide classroom and laboratory delivery related to the Professional Pilot curriculum.
  • Develop short and long-range objectives in academic programs and for operational control and development.
  • Work with the ASI Director to deal with recruitment, marketing and promotion of the academic programs.
  • Conduct ASI tours of perspective students, guests, and vendors.
  • Ensure compliance with AABI and HLC accreditation requirements.
  • Conduct oversight of yearly assessment of Professional Pilot programs in the ASI.
  • Maintain a course load of at least 6 credits each semester.
  • May be requested by the Chief Flight Instructor to conduct limited Flight Instructing, stage checks, maintenance test flights, and other flight related duties.
  • Serve on the Academic Council and Academic Affairs Chairs committee.
  • Serve on Faculty Senate or other university committees, as
  • Review aviation student academic and flight records for the purpose of assessments.
  • Serve as aviation faculty and student advisor.
  • Conduct AABI self-study and re-affirmations accreditation reports.
  • Conduct ASI yearly Program Outcome assessments.
  • Scheduling academic classes each semester and assure faculty are appropriately qualified and prepared for these classes.
  • Work with the ASI Director to review ASI budget and expenditures related to the Professional Pilot program.
  • Track and manage annual Transportation Security Administration (TSA) training for all ASI faculty, staff, and student workers.
  • Conduct special assignments, reports, studies, and publishing activities conducive to furtherance of the academic standing in the department and the university.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Academic Affairs and the ASI Director.

ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES (FUNCTIONS, DUTIES)

  1. Attendance and Dependability: The employee can be depended upon to report to the assigned duty station at the scheduled time. Employee can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious, about assignments.
  2. Communication and Contact: The employee communicates effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside of the University.
  3. Relationships with Others: The employee works effectively and relates well with others including superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the University. The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working environment.
  4. Safety: Employee works safely, attends safety training offered/required, and follows appropriate safety rules and regulations. In relation to level of NIMs training completed, participates in incident management preparation and performs incident duties as assigned.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED:

  • Academic credentials sufficient to succeed in the academic environment. (Masters or higher degree)
  • Experience in general aviation, military or transport aviation related fields that support the educational efforts of the department’s programs
  • Experience with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a pilot, flight instructor, ground instructor, or flight line administrator

PREFERRED:

  • Experience as an instructor, chair, or administrator in the Higher Education environment
  • Doctorate in related field
  • FAA Flight Instructor
  • FAA Pilot Examiner

Founded in 1909 as a teacher college, Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues the strong tradition of producing outstanding educators for southeast Oklahoma and north Texas.  Student enrolls approximately 5,000 students and the campus is situated in rural Oklahoma.  The main campus is located in Durant, Oklahoma, which is 80 miles north of Dallas, Texas, and 150 miles southeast of Oklahoma City. The community is close to Lake Texoma and the Choctaw Casino Resort. Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues to be among the nation’s most affordable universities according to the U. S. News & World Report’s America’s Best colleges.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications begins immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. The position may start as early as January 3, 2022 but no later than June 30, 2022.  Position and responsibilities may require multiple campus assignments as well as varied time and delivery methods.

Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. To apply send a completed application for faculty employment, letter of interest stating position desired (Assistant Professor/Chair of Aviation), curriculum vitae and unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended (If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Human Resources, Administration Building 309
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701
Email to hr@se.edu. SE participates in E-Verify. www.se.edu
SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.

Assistant Professor/Technical Theatre Director Open Close

Southeastern Oklahoma State University department of Art, Communication, & Theatre invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor/Technical Theatre Director.

JOB SUMMARY:  

The Assistant Professor/Technical Theatre Director is a tenure track position which includes teaching as well as technical and design duties with the Theatre at Southeastern production season.

Assistant Professor

  • Teach courses in technical theatre; the course load is two courses per fall and spring with option to teach a course in summer, when available.
  • Provides hands-on training in various aspects of technical theatre including rigging, woodworking, shop safety, and other areas of stagecraft, as well as demonstrate experience in lighting and theatrical sound production.
  • Supervises/advises Theatre Technical students in practicum involving stage carpentry, rigging, scenic carpentry, props, etc., emphasizing safe practices.
  • Evaluates performance of Technical Theatre students.

Technical Theatre Director

  • Supervises and executes the designing, engineering, and pricing of Theatre at Southeastern productions in coordination with Director of Theatre.
  • Supervises and executes the safe building, set-up, running and strikes of all Theatre at Southeastern events in the Visual and Performing Arts Center, Montgomery Auditorium, and the Playhouse in coordination with the Director of Theatre and Facilities Manager.
  • Supervises or executes scenic, lighting, sound, and properties designs for major university events during the academic year in coordination with the Director of Theatre and Facilities Manager.
  • Supervises/advises Theatre Technical students in practicum involving stage carpentry, rigging, scenic carpentry, props, etc.
  • Supervises students and junior staff on crew calls for Theatre at Southeastern
  • Organize, inventory, repair and maintain Theatre at Southeastern equipment and facilities.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

REQUIRED:

  • MFA in Theatre or Theatre Design.
  • Advanced knowledge of stage carpentry, sound, and theatrical lighting.
  • Experience in one or more of the following: welding, advanced theatrical painting techniques, digital sound editing (SFX), drafting.
  • Experience with one or more of the following: Adobe Creative Suite, Vector Works, Final Cut Pro, Audacity, or other digital design or drafting programs.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and climb ladder.
  • Organization of human, financial, facility, and material resources.
  • Demonstrated experience in theatrical design, lighting design, sound operation.

PREFERRED:

  • College Teaching Experience
  • Professional Design Experience

ACADEMIC LOAD

  • .50 Assistant Professor
  • .50 Technical Theatre Director

Founded in 1909 as a teacher college, Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues the strong tradition of producing outstanding educators for southeast Oklahoma and north Texas. Student enrolls approximately 5,000 students and the campus is situated in rural Oklahoma. The main campus is located in Durant, Oklahoma, which is 80 miles north of Dallas, Texas, and 150 miles southeast of Oklahoma City. The community is close to Lake Texoma and the Choctaw Casino Resort. Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues to be among the nation’s most affordable universities according to the U. S. News & World Report’s America’s Best colleges.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The preferred start date is January 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and continue until filled. Position and responsibilities may require multiple campus assignments as well as varied time and delivery methods.

Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. To apply send a completed application for faculty employment, letter of interest stating position desired (Assistant Professor/Technical Theatre Director), curriculum vitae and unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended (If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Human Resources, Administration Building 309
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701
Email to hr@se.edu. SE participates in E-Verify. www.se.edu
SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.

Assistant Professor in Pre-Modern European History and Interdisciplinary Humanities Open Close

Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s’ department of English, Humanities, and Languages invites applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Pre-Modern European History and Interdisciplinary Humanities.

Teaching responsibilities will include honors, ancient, and medieval history courses, and general education humanities and English courses. The appointment will be based in the Department of English, Humanities, and Languages (EHL), and shared with the Department of Social Sciences, with service expectation in the Honors Program. Candidates must be willing to teach online and complete Quality Matters Certification. The minimum education qualification for an Assistant Professor is a Ph.D. in a relevant field; preference will be given for candidates with Ph.D. in Classics, Medieval Studies, European History, or a related field. ABD candidates will be considered but must complete their degree by the start date.

This position will be a shared appointment between the Department of English, Humanities, and Languages; the Department of Social Sciences; and the Honors Program. The Assistant Professor will carry a load of 24 credit hours of teaching per year, distributed as follows:

  • History: 4 courses/year (12 credit hours), including one section per semester of Honors Cultural History of the West (HIST 3793), one section per year of Early World Civilizations (HIST 2713), plus one additional upper-level history course per year, alternating between Ancient World (HIST 3713) and Europe 500-1300 (HIST 4723).
  • Humanities/English: 4 courses/year (12 credit hours), including Early Humanities (HUM 2113), Composition, and other courses as needed.
  • Honors Program: service to the honors program, including organizing, participating in, and supervising co-curricular student activities and trips. This may include helping to organize Southeastern’s participation in the annual Medievalists and Early Modernists of North Texas and Oklahoma (MEMNTO) conference, culturally oriented field trips open to all honors students, and short-term study abroad programs open to all SE students.

For administrative purposes, the Assistant Professor’s administrative home will be the Department of English, Humanities, and Languages (EHL). Yearly performance evaluations will be conducted by the chair of the EHL department, after consultation with the chair of the social sciences department and the director of the honors program.

Founded in 1909 as a teachers’ college, Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues the strong tradition of producing outstanding educators for southeast Oklahoma and north Texas. Student enrollment is approximately 5,000 students and the campus is situated in rural Oklahoma. The main campus is located in Durant, Oklahoma, which is 90 miles north of Dallas, Texas, and 150 miles southeast of Oklahoma City. The community is close to Lake Texoma and the Choctaw Casino Resort. Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues to be among the nation’s most affordable universities according to the U. S. News & World Report’s America’s Best colleges.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The preferred start date is August 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and continue until filled. Position and responsibilities may require multiple campus assignments as well as varied time and delivery methods.

Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. To apply, send a completed application for faculty employment, letter of interest stating position desired (Assistant Professor in Pre-Modern European History and Interdisciplinary Humanities), curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references (letters of reference will be requested only for finalists), and unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended (If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Human Resources, Administration Building 309
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701
Email to hr@se.edu. SE participates in E-Verify. www.se.edu
SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.