Adjunct Faculty for Graduate Studies Programs - Bethany Campus


Adjunct Faculty for Graduate Studies Programs

POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Faculty for Graduate Studies Programs – Bethany Campus

POSITION:  Southwestern Christian University seeks adjunct faculty who will teach in the Master of Ministry and Master of Art in Theological Studies programs.  Courses consist of any combination of Systematic Theology, Biblical Literature, and Church History.  Some travel as well as weekend work may be required.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Adjunct faculty participate in and provide academic leadership in teaching, research, and Christian service. Graduate adjunct faculty also contribute to the university's commitment to faculty governance and serve as mentors is student research and publication.  Additional responsibilities include:

·         Teaching load that is based on the established faculty workload scale

·         Preparation of teaching material

·         Faculty portal maintenance of timely and accurate records

·         Providing constructive feedback and assistance to staff and students

QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. with research and teaching experience in Old Testament Literature, New Testament Literature, Systematic Theology or Practical Theology; record of significant accomplishments in research; committed Christian who honors Pentecostalism and the Holiness tradition and who is supportive of the educational mission of the University and its heritage; demonstrated experience in graduate education, as well as familiarity with the accreditation process. The successful candidate will be an innovative person with the personnel management skill to build a shared vision that includes sensitivity to and competence with individuals of diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Southwestern Christian University reserves the right to alter this position's job description/job duties to meet the needs and goals of the institution.


Salary is based upon the established faculty salary schedule.

Closing Date of Search



Southwestern Christian University is a Christ-centered liberal arts institution equipping students for a life of learning, leadership, and service; integrating faith, learning, and living; and empowering graduates to excel and to positively impact their world for Jesus Chris

Application Requirements

To be considered as a candidate, the applicant must submit the following documents and information:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Curriculum vitae and, if available, a teaching portfolio
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (if selected for the position, official transcripts will be required)
  4. Names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references
  5. Statement of your understanding of the relationship between the integration of Christian faith and your discipline of study
  6. Brief statement of personal faith journey and church involvements

Priority will be given to complete applications. Materials should be forwarded to: Rita Palmer ( or by mail to:

R Rita Palmer, Chief of Staff and Employee Relations

Search:  Adjunct Faculty - Bethany Campus

Southwestern Christian University

PO Box 340

Bethany, OK 73008 

Southwestern Christian University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and affiliated with the International Pentecostal Holiness Church.  Southwestern Christian University complies with federal and state guidelines for non-discrimination in employment.  

Complete an adjunct faculty application by clicking here