Houston Baptist University seeks a professor for its Smith College of Liberal Arts and its Honors College. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications. Candidates should be available to begin work in August 2015. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The successful candidate will have appropriate academic (PhD or terminal degree) and professional experience in a field related to one of the programs in the Smith College of Liberal Arts and Honors College. The candidate will provide documentation of an excellent teaching record and evidence of scholarly interests and achievements. Candidates should be able to teach in one or more of the following areas: Philosophy, History, Literature, in interdisciplinary settings along with topics of candidate’s research interest.
To begin the application process, visit the posting on the HBU website: http://hbu.edu/About-HBU/Resources/Job-Opportunities/Academic/Professor-Department-of-Smith-College-of-Liberal-A.aspx
Editor’s note: Thank-you to the Houston Baptist University faculty member who brought this opening to the attention of the Emerging Scholars Network. As pertinent I encourage members of ESN to prayerfully consider and share not only this position opening, but also . . .
- Psy.D. program, Full-time, tenure track faculty position at Wheaton College, IL
In the coming months, ESN intends to create a Finding Work page which will include not only position openings brought to our attention by friends in higher education, but also links to relevant blog posts such as . . .
- Advice to Those Who Would Be Christian Scholars by Nicholas Wolterstorff (Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology Emeritus at Yale University)
- Finding a Postdoc in the Sciences: Nailing the Interview* by Kelly Seaton (Postdoctoral Associate at Duke University Human Vaccine Institute), part of Finding a Postdoc series
- Grading as a Spiritual Practice by Anna Moseley Gissing (Associate for Engagement with InterVarsity’s Women in the Academy and Professions, Senior Writing Instructor for Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary), part of a new Academic Work as Spiritual Practice series
- What I Wish I’d Known about Faculty Life series by Kevin Birth (Professor of Anthropology at Queens College of the City University of New York)
- Blessed Are The Successful? by Paul Yandle (Assistant Professor of History at North Greenville University), Faithful Is Successful series
- Interview on Vocation with Bryan McGraw (Associates Professor of Politics at Wheaton College), Faithful Is Successful series
- Scholar’s Compass: A Devotional for Academics, by Academics
Thank-you to those who have blessed their campus fellowship by sharing such valuable resources by email lists, Facebook Walls, Tweets, websites, etc. Please continue to let me know particular resources/topics which come to your attention as valuable to post, explore, and/or develop. This process is a significant part of our ministry as a learning community and yes, I really enjoy keeping our Facebook Wall and Tweets active with cutting edge material 🙂 Great to have you on the team. To God be the glory!
*Finding a Postdoc in the Sciences: Nailing the Interview is currently the fifth most visited post of the month (#1 Serving the Church through Scholarly Ambition (Scholar’s Compass)) and #1 for the history of the blog (#2 What’s the purpose of a university?). Note: Click here for a list of ESN’s Top Posts.
About the author:
Tom enjoys daily conversations regarding living out the Biblical Story with his wife Theresa and their four girls, around the block, at Elizabethtown Brethren in Christ Church (where he teaches adult electives and co-leads a small group), among healthcare professionals as the Northeast Regional Director for the Christian Medical & Dental Associations (CMDA), and in higher ed as a volunteer with the Emerging Scholars Network (ESN). For a number of years, the Christian Medical Society / CMDA at Penn State College of Medicine was the hub of his ministry with CMDA. Note: Tom served with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship / USA for 20+ years, including 6+ years as the Associate Director of ESN. He has written for the ESN blog from its launch in August 2008. He has studied Biology (B.S.), Higher Education (M.A.), Spiritual Direction (Certificate), Spiritual Formation (M.A.R.), Ministry to Emerging Generations (D.Min.). To God be the glory!