Adjunct Professor - Behavioral Sciences

Job Title: Adjunct Professor - Behavioral Sciences
Position No.: ACAD-FT-BHS-07252011
Department(s):   College of Arts and Humanities
Reports To: Chair, Department of Behavioral Sciences
Job Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

Adjunct faculty is hired in a part-time capacity on a semester-by-semester basis, contingent upon the needs of the University. HBU accepts application material year-round from qualified applicants willing to teach on a part-time basis. Adjunct (part-time) faculty hiring is based on student demand. We offer day and evening classes. 

Submits paperwork and forms in a timely fashion.

Develops and utilizes a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelines.

Job Responsibilities:

Provides timely, quality access to students via electronic communication and other appropriate methods.

Evaluates students by a variety of means to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and inform them in a timely manner of their progress.

Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.

As assigned. In addition, adjunct faculty members are required to be available to students outside of the classroom.


Required Qualifications/Education Campus Specific
Doctorate in the discipline preferred. Minimum requirement is masters degree in the discipline or a masters degree with 18 graduate hours in the discipline from an accredited university. 

Preferred Qualifications/Education
Previous College or University teaching experience.

Additional Info:

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 College of Arts and Humanities, visit

The University is in the process of implementing its Ten Pillars vision ( and anticipates significant growth in enrollment and programs. 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. 

Must be a Christian and sign a statement of faith. Must be a Christian and sign a statement of faith.



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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