Reports to: Chair, Department of Classics and Biblical Languages
Job Status: Exempt
Houston Baptist University seeks an adjunct professor for the Department of
Classics and Biblical Languages, to teach two classes per semester (including
lower- and upper-level Latin, and Classical Mythology). All courses will be
offered exclusively in remote synchronous format (residence not required).
Candidates should be available to begin work in August of 2022. Review of
applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Classics (or related discipline) by the
time of appointment. The desired candidate should be enthusiastic about, and
ideally experienced in, remote delivery and should be able to articulate a
vision that includes potential teaching strategies and innovations that
promise to make this mode of delivery successful.
Houston Baptist University is an independent, private Christian liberal arts
institution with a diverse student body and access to all the cultural
advantages of one of the largest metropolitan centers in the country. The
successful candidate will also be able to articulate a vision for the role of
his or her discipline at HBU that is supportive of the Ten Pillars 2030.
Houston Baptist University is committed to maintaining a faculty and staff
which shares an active Christian faith. The Preamble to the By-Laws of the
University (included in on-line application) sets forth a statement of
belief that each faculty member is expected to support and personify in his or
her daily life.
Qualified candidates should complete an Academic Appointment Application found
at www. hbu.edu/jobs. Additionally, a sample syllabus that includes the
following information should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org: course textbooks,
course schedule, and a detailed description of assignments and teachings
strategies specific to the remote-synchronous format.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of
work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive
list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of personnel.
Background checks are performed on every new hire. If your application is
selected to continue with the interviewing process you will be required to
submit a Background Check form. If you decline, your application may be
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