Adjunct Professor- Government

Job Title: Adjunct Professor- Government
Position Number: ACAD-ADJ-SOH-04012019
Reports To: Department Chair
Job Status: Exempt

Position Summary

Houston Baptist University seeks Adjunct Professors to join the Department of Law & Society with the ability to teach survey American Government classes and upper-division classes in American institutions such as Congress and the Presidency.

Job Responsibilities

Utilize a course syllabus for each course and follow established departmental and institutional guidelines.

  • Provide timely, quality access to students via personal consultation, electronic communication, and other appropriate methods.
  • Evaluate students by established means to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and to inform them in a timely manner of their progress.
  • Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.
  • Submit paperwork and forms in a timely fashion.


Applicants should have an MA, JD or PhD in Government or Political Science.  Successful candidates will be able to teach survey courses in American Government and upper-division classes in a manner consistent with the University’s Christian mission and values.   Candidates with teaching experience and demonstrated success in the classroom are encouraged to apply.  Department chair will evaluate adjunct faculty during the semester and upon completion of course.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.   Adjunct needs change from semester to semester.  Qualified applicants may be contacted in the future as needs arise.

Additional Information

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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