Adjunct Professor – Kinesiology

Job Title: Adjunct Professor – Kinesiology
Position Number: ACAD-ADJ-KIN-06082012
Departments: Kinesiology
Reports To: Dean, School of Nursing and Allied Health
Job Status: Exempt

Position Summary

The School of Nursing and Allied Health is currently seeking adjunct faculty in Kinesiology who are passionate about teaching and student learning in a Christian work environment. With the growth of our programs and the HBU student population as a whole, we are preparing to offer a wider variety of sections at the undergraduate level.

Job Responsibilities

In accordance with program objectives, policies and procedures, the faculty member is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating classroom experiences for students in a designated content area as per University policy. Assessment of student performance utilizes the process of making practice judgments.  In addition, faculty competence is to be maintained through continuing education, scholarly activity, and/or practice. The adjunct Professor in Kinesiology is responsible directly to the Dean for coordinating learning activities within a particular content area in accord with the total program of studies, and expertise in selected areas to enhance student learning.


Applicants must have an earned doctorate degree in Kinesiology or related field.  We are currently seeking faculty who can teach one or more courses in wellness, prevention, and related topics.  The ability to supervise student research and internships is also desirable.

Additional Information

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.

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.

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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