California Baptist University OPS- Faculty Recruitment Launched for Program Expansion

March 08, 2011 - Riverside, CA

The Online and Professional Studies Division (OPS) at California Baptist University, invites applications for new faculty positions in multiple discipline and program subject areas. The positions include participation in course and program development, implementation and assessment. University teaching experience in an online or hybrid modality and demonstrated potential for scholarly publication is desired. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate integration of faith and learning in his or her teaching.  Applications are also encouraged from distinguished candidates at senior levels.

Dr. Dirk M. Davis, dean of academics, said “The faculty positions reside in CBU’s Online and Professional Studies division, which is primarily responsible for distance education including both hybrid and online courses. The OPS division is expanding program delivery at the undergraduate and graduate level in Business Administration, Christian Studies, Communications, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Studies, Education, and General Psychology. “

“We are passionate in our recruitment efforts to add distinguished faculty with outstanding academic credentials and real world experience to our team.  CBU faculty uses the latest technologies in distance education including Blackboard 9.1, Telepresence, and Webex, providing students with an exciting and interactive learning experience. Recruitment criterion is inline with our mission to provide a rigorous, high quality educational experience that honors the Great Commission (Matthew 28:19) while enhancing student, peer, and learning relationships for the division and University wide.”  Dr. Davis said.

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California Baptist University is a private, Christian, comprehensive higher education institution affiliated with the California Southern Baptist Convention. Founded in 1950, CBU offers bachelor’s, master’s, and credential programs on its main campus in Riverside, San Bernardino, Menifee and online, with a purpose of providing a Christ-centered educational experience that integrates academics with spiritual and social development opportunities. The University is located on a beautiful 110-acre campus comprised of more than 30 buildings and situated in the heart of Riverside’s historic Magnolia Avenue district. The campus reflects its Southern California location with palm trees and mission-style buildings with distinctive red tile roofs. For more information about CBU, please visit the University’s website at and the OPS website at