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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 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.