Adjunct Professor – English

Job Title: Adjunct Professor – English
Position Number: ACAD-ADJ-PT-06202012
Departments: School of Humanities
Reports To: Dean, School of Humanities
Job Status: Exempt

Position Summary

Houston Baptist University seeks Adjunct Professors to join the Department of English with expertise in English Literature and/ or Freshman Composition.

Job Responsibilities



Applicants should have a MA, MFA, or PhD in English Literature, Creative Writing, or Composition and Rhetoric. Successful candidates will possess the ability to teach courses in English Literature and Composition from a Christian worldview and will demonstrate enthusiasm for our classical liberal arts core curriculum which includes embracing the need for these courses to complement each other.

Additional Information

Houston Baptist University is an independent, private Christian liberal arts institution with a diverse student body. It has 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 student enrollment and university 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.

Direct questions about this position to Dr. Emily Stelzer, .

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