Skip to main content

Houston Baptist University seeks an adjunct professor for the Department of Classics and Biblical Languages, to teach two classes per semester in HBU’s Classics major (including lower- and upper-level Latin, and Classical Mythology). All courses will be offered exclusively in remote synchronous format (residence not required). The desired candidate should be enthusiastic about, and ideally experienced in, remote delivery and should be able to articulate a vision that includes potential teaching strategies and innovations that promise to make this mode of delivery successful. Candidates should be available to begin work in August, 2021 and should hold a Ph.D. in Classics (or related discipline) by the time of appointment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Qualified candidates should complete an Academic Appointment Application found at Additionally, a sample syllabus that includes the following information should be sent to course textbooks, course schedule, and a detailed description of assignments and teachings strategies specific to the remote-synchronous format.

Preference will be given to complete applications submitted by May 31, 2021.

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; the Ten Pillars vision statement may be found at Houston Baptist University is committed to maintaining a faculty and staff which shares an active Christian faith. The Preamble to the By-Laws of the University (included in on-line application) sets forth a statement of belief that each faculty member is expected to support and personify in his or her daily life: Your submittal of an application for employment indicates your acceptance and affirmation of these statements.

Houston Baptist University is an independent, private Christian liberal arts institution with a diverse student body and faculty, and access to all the cultural advantages of one of the largest metropolitan centers in the country. All qualified candidates are welcome to apply.