The Department of Biology is currently seeking a faculty member who is
passionate about teaching and mentoring students in a Christian work
environment. Houston Baptist University seeks one full-time faculty member in
biology. Candidates should be available to begin work in Fall of 2021 or
later. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the
position is filled.
Job status- Exempt
Reports to the Dean of the College of Science and Engineering
Teach a variety of courses at the undergraduate level, including core
Biology courses and upper-level specialty courses.
Assist in departmental activities including, but not limited to,
curriculum development, student advising and mentoring, program
assessment, and committee work.
Demonstrate excellence in teaching and the ability to direct undergraduate
Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the
Candidates should have completed a Ph.D. in Biology from an accredited
institution of higher education. Other qualifications include:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
Knowledge of the current practices and research pertaining to innovative
undergraduate curricula, and
Commitment to quality teaching in a Christian university.
Willing to shepherd undergraduates in research experiences and to be
involved in the larger scientific and research community.
Planning, implementing and evaluating classroom experiences for students
in the designated biological content area as per University policy.
Documentation of an excellent teaching record and evidence of scholarly
interests and achievements.
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 Vision
statement; the Ten Pillars vision statement may be found at
https: // hbu.edu/about-hbu/the-ten-pillars/.
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. For more
information about the University and the Department of Biology, visit
https: // hbu.edu/.
The College of Science and Engineering at HBU
The vision of the College of Science and Engineering at HBU is to be the best
college in the world known for integrating fundamental principles of
engineering, science and mathematics (STEM); with modern computing and
information technology (IT), and historic Christian values and standards
(Faith). Graduates of the school will meet engineering and computing needs
of the 21st century and distinguish themselves by exhibiting the highest
Additional information on the College is available at www. hbu.edu/cose. Direct
questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Houston Baptist University is committed to maintaining a teaching faculty and
staff who share an active Christian faith. The Preamble to the By-Laws of the
University sets forth a statement of belief which each University employee is
expected to support and personify. Your submittal of an application for
employment indicates your acceptance and affirmation of these statements.
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.
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selected to continue with the interviewing process you will be required to
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