Adjunct Professor – Nursing

Job Title: Adjunct Professor – Nursing
Position Number: ACAD-NURS-SONAH-06282012
Departments: School of Nursing and Allied Health
Reports To: Dean, School of Nursing & Allied Health
Job Status: Exempt

Position Summary

Are you a nursing professional with a commitment to excellence and to developing the next generation of nursing leaders? Do you possess the unique talent of being able to share your knowledge and skills with students who want to pursue your level of excellence in nursing practice? If so, Houston Baptist University has an outstanding opportunity for you to contribute to the nursing profession as a member of its School of Nursing and Allied Health Faculty.

Houston Baptist University is seeking dynamic faculty who value teaching in an active learning environment among a diverse group of students and faculty members. The University is an independent institution with a strong focus on the liberal arts. The University family shares an active Christian faith and as a member of the faculty, the successful applicant shall be expected to support and personify this belief and lifestyle.

The School of Nursing and Allied Health offers a baccalaureate degree in nursing. The low faculty-to-student ratio enhances the educational processes. There are currently full-time undergraduate faculty positions for instructor, or assistant or associate professors in nursing and adjunct positions available. The full-time positions are nine-month appointments for the first year but may become 12 month appointments based on need. The adjunct positions are determined on an as needed basis each semester. The positions are Medical-Surgical Nursing, Critical Care, Care of Families with Children (Pediatrics), Care of Childbearing Families (Women’s Health and Obstetrics), Mental Health, Leadership, and Community Health.

Job Responsibilities

In accordance with program objectives, policies and procedures, the Adjunct faculty is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating classroom and clinical experiences for students in a designated content area as per University policy.


  • Current unencumbered Texas license to practice professional nursing (RN) with clinical practice experience
  • MSN required with doctorate degree preferred or BSN with clinical practice experience  in Clinical Teaching Assistant role
  • Two years experience as a Registered Nurse in the teaching area preferred


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 (

Notice of vacancy does not mean the University is required to respond to the conditions or requirements as described.

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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