Application for Academic Appointment

Please complete the following form to apply for one of our academic positions. You will be required at the end of the form to upload all of the following required documents, each in PDF format:

  • A letter of interest/intent
  • A current curriculum vitae or professional resume
  • Unofficial transcripts/verification letters, including a conferred bachelor’s degree transcript as well as all graduate work, including in-progress graduate work*
  • At least three letters of recommendation that address your teaching capability, if applicable. Please have writers include contact information in the letter.
  • Copies of evidence of teaching excellence, if applicable. Evidence may include a sampling of course/classroom/individual evaluations and recently developed syllabi.
*Official transcripts will be required before a contract can be issued, but unofficial transcripts will suffice for the initial application.

ALL of the above PDF files should be submitted as one Zipped/Compressed file in the upload feature at the bottom of this form.

Please create a folder on your computer, naming it with your last name, first name and the position number as supplied at the top of the position listing. Then place all of the required documents into this folder and then create a ZIP file of that folder. 

How do I make a zip file...

Application for Academic Employment (356) Public

Please fill out the following form to apply for one of our Academic Positions.

Required field *

Please supply the information below as supplied in the position listing. (View Position Listing)
Position for which you are applying
Position Number
Position Type
Personal Information
Are you a member of the National Guard or military reserve?:
Have you ever been convicted of a felony?:
(HBU reserves the right to inquire further of you regarding this matter.
Background checks are standard procedure.)
Academic Certifications
Teaching Certifications / Other:
Christian Commitment
Houston Baptist University is committed to the maintenance of a faculty which shares an active Christian faith.The Preamble to the By-laws of the University sets forth a statement of belief which faculty members are expected to support and testify to as fundamental to their personal beliefs.
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Have you reviewed the Ten Pillars (website)?
Additional Information
Required: Please upload your curriculum vitae or professional resume in PDF format. Any document type, including scanned images, can be converted to a PDF by using free software such as PrimoPDF (  Mac users will find that print-to-PDF capabilities are built into the operating system.

Federal regulations prohibit discrimination in employment with regards to age, race, color, national origin, sex or handicapped condition.

By submitting this application, I hereby authorize that the information provided on this application to be true. I understand that misrepresentation or omission of facts requested is cause for dismissal.