Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Electrical Engineering or Cyber Engineering

Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Electrical Engineering or Cyber Engineering
Position Number: FULL-ACAD-COE-09212018
Departments: College of Engineering
Reports To: Dean, College of Engineering
Job Status: Exempt

Position Summary

This is a full-time, faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate or Full Professor, beginning January 2019 or later.  The position offers a unique opportunity to provide leadership in building an innovative engineering program and the prominence of the new College of Engineering and of the University.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement project-based fundamental and advanced courses;
  • Design and teach courses and labs in electrical engineering or cyber engineering;
  • Engage in student advising, student organizations, assessment and accreditation activities, and committee responsibilities.
  • Participate in professional development of students and maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.

Applicants should be interested in contributing leadership toward the development of the College of Engineering.


Candidates should have completed a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education.  Other qualifications include:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
  • Experience developing and teaching project-based curricula;
  • Knowledge of the current practices and research pertaining to innovative undergraduate curricula, and
  • Commitment to quality teaching in a Christian university.
  • Background in cybersecurity practice, control systems, network security, information management or is preferred.
  • Knowledge of industry best practices, and fundamental principles of cyber security design and engineering is also desired.

Additional Information

Houston Baptist University is an independent, private Christian institution with a diverse student body and access to all the cultural advantages of one of the largest metropolitan centers in the country.  As a result of implementing its twelve-year vision, The Ten Pillars: Faith and Reason in a Great City, HBU is on a trajectory to become a comprehensive, national university.  For more information about the University and the new College of Engineering, visit

The College of Engineering at HBU

Houston Baptist University has recognized the growing need for engineers and information technology specialists who understand how to incorporate cybersecurity in the physical and computer systems that they design and implement and secure.  To meet this worldwide demand, and to meet the need for the Houston energy, computing/software/ information, manufacturing, healthcare, financial, defense, and aerospace industries, HBU has established a College of Engineering that offers B.S. degrees in Computer Science, Cyber Engineering, and Electrical Engineering.

The vision of the new College of Engineering at HBU is to be the best college in the world known for integrating fundamental principles of engineering, science and mathematics, and modern computing and information technology, with historic Christian values and standards to serve God and serve mankind.   Graduates of the school will meet engineering and computing needs of the 21st century and distinguish themselves by exhibiting the highest ethical standards.

To Apply For This Position:  

Submission of the application indicates the candidate’s acceptance and affirmation of the Preamble to the By-Laws of the University (included in online application), which each faculty member is expected to support and personify in his or her daily life. 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 (found at  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Interested candidates should complete the online application and send a vita along with three letters of recommendation from professional references to Dr. Stan Napper, Founding Dean of the College of Engineering (  Additional information on the College is available at

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.


Background checks are performed on every new hire. If your application is selected to continue with the interviewing process you will be required to submit a Background Check form. If you decline, your application may be denied. By proceeding with the online application you understand and accept this process.

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