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For those interested in faculty positions, please contact Office of Academic Affairs, at 405.491.6304 or by e-mail:


The following information applies to all positions found above (unless the above posting asks for application materials to be submitted to a different email address).

Southern Nazarene University,
Office of Academic Affairs,
c/o Debbie Newlon, Administrative Assistant
6729 NW 39th Expressway
Bethany, OK  73008

1. A cover letter including position sought and reason for interest
2. A curriculum vitae
3. A statement of applicant's philosophy on the integration of Christian faith and learning
4. All undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies of official transcripts are accepted for initial application)
5. Three (3) letters of reference

Adjunct Faculty Positions

If you are interested in teaching adjunct for our Traditional or Graduate programs, please send a cover letter and an unsolicited résumé or curriculum vita to Debbie Newlon -, Administrative Assistant in the Office of Academic Affairs.

For adjunct positions in the School of Professional Studies, please send a cover letter and an unsolicited résumé or curriculum vitae to Julian Cowart at


Southern Nazarene University values each person created in the image of God, therefore, we also desire to be a community that reflects representation of diversity. We care about inclusion and equity through the refining of our character, the way we create culture and the way we serve Christ. Our University values reconciliation through God’s love.


Non-Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Southern Nazarene University policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, marital status, disability, genetic information, veterans status or any other legally protected class in the recruitment and admission of students, in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary, and in the operation of all university programs, activities, and services. Any concerns regarding discrimination on the basis of categories listed above should be addressed to the appropriate person:

Students contact: 

Provost and Chief Academic Officer
Southern Nazarene University
6727 Bresee Hall, Room 200
Bethany, OK 73008
405-491-6600/ Email:

Employees contact: 

Director of Human Resources (or immediate supervisor)
Southern Nazarene University
6727 Bresee Hall, Room 306
Bethany, OK 73008
405-491-6333/ Email:

Anyone with questions or concerns regarding sex discrimination or the university’s compliance with Title IX can contact the university’s Title IX Coordinator:

General Counsel
Southern Nazarene University
6727 Bresee Hall, Room 200
Bethany, OK 73008
405-491-6263/ Email:

Title IX Disclosure

Under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Southern Nazarene University prohibits all unlawful discrimination on the basis of sex or gender in its educational programs and activities, except where the University has been granted exemptions from certain Title IX regulations on religious grounds, including the specific religious tenet of the University.

No individual will be subject to any form of retaliation, discipline, or other adverse action for reporting conduct in violation of the university’s nondiscrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement, assisting/cooperating in making a complaint, or assisting with the investigation of a complaint. Any individual who believes they have experienced or witnessed retaliation should immediately notify the appropriate member(s) of the administration as identified above. Those found to be engaging in any type of discrimination in violation of law or university policy will be subject to disciplinary action, up to an including dismissal or termination of employment.

*Christian faith and employment at Southern Nazarene University: Southern Nazarene University is an expression of the Church of the Nazarene. It reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Section 702-703, U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1964).

Our Nazarene Heritage
Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university - a service of the Church of the Nazarene. Located on a 40-acre campus just west of Oklahoma City, SNU grew out of several small colleges committed to educating people for lives of service to God, leadership, and reconciliation toward their neighbors and within the global community. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read About Our Heritage

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