Assistant or Associate Professor of Classics

Institution Name 
Houston Baptist University
Position Rank 
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Assistant or Associate
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This position is 
Possible/Pending Budgetary Approval
Application Deadline 
February 15, 2019

Houston Baptist University seeks an assistant/associate professor (career-track renewable) for the Department of Classics and Biblical Languages.  Rank will be commensurate with qualifications. Candidates should be available to begin work in August, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Classics (or related discipline) by the time of appointment. Teaching responsibilities include four sections per semester, including courses in classical Latin, classical mythology, and other courses in classics. Candidates should also be qualified and willing to teach courses in the M.A. in Classics and Early Christianity program (

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.

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.

Qualified candidates should complete an Academic Appointment Application found at  Following submission of the application, instructions for submission of additional documents will be emailed to the applicant.

Preference will be given to complete applications submitted by February 15, 2019.

Houston Baptist University (HBU) is committed to providing a positive learning and working environment free from discrimination. In support of this commitment, HBU prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, and any other basis protected by law. Discrimination and harassment are incompatible with HBU’s mission to provide a learning experience that instills in students a passion for academic, spiritual, and professional excellence as a result of our central confession, “Jesus Christ is Lord."

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