Adjunct Professor – Archie W. Dunham College of Business

Houston Christian University

Job Description

At Houston Christian University, our Christian liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs have equipped students to lead, collaborate, and discover out of a deep sense of purpose for more than 60 years. We are driven forward by our central confession, “Jesus Christ is Lord,” and defined by our “Ten Pillars” core convictions. From this foundation we guide students confidently into discerning discovery, preparing them to think biblically, critically, and holistically about how to engage the world. We aspire to care for every student by meeting their academic, spiritual, and social needs with mentorship and support. At HCU, we are cultivating a culture of excellence that will mold a new generation of leaders in their communities, standard-setters in their professions, and fruitful disciples in their churches.

HCU is set in the heart of one of the most diverse and fastest-growing cities in the nation—and our growth and diversity match the dynamism of the city we call home. We continue to enroll strong freshmen classes, our graduate programs have more than doubled in the past decade, and we are significantly expanding our online programs as well.

Position Summary

Houston Christian University seeks candidates for adjunct professors for the Archie W. Dunham College of Business. With the growth in many of our programs and student population, we are preparing to offer a wider variety of sections at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The College offers both daytime and evening adjunct opportunities.

Job status- Exempt

Reports to the Dean of the Archie W. Dunham College of Business

Job Responsibilities

HCU’s primary mission is teaching. Courses are delivered in face-to-face, online, and hybrid formats. The College offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Business Administration (multiple majors), Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Human Resource Management, and Master of Science in Management & Entrepreneurship.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide excellent teaching to undergraduate or graduate students in a variety of delivery formats, and

  • Actively integrate the Christian faith in teaching

Qualifications

Candidates must have a minimum of a master’s degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in the desired field of teaching. Candidates with an earned PhD or DBA from an AACSB- or ACBSP-accredited school are preferred. Professional experience within the candidate’s discipline or in a related field will be an advantage.

Available teaching fields are:

  • Accounting

  • Economics

  • Finance

  • International Business

  • Management

  • Human Resources

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Marketing

  • Business Analytics

  • Business Law

HCU seeks candidates with an active Christian faith who are willing to integrate faith and learning in the classroom. The candidate must be able to document an excellent teaching record.

Additional Information:

Houston Christian University is an independent, private Christian liberal arts university dedicated to the development of moral character, the enrichment of spiritual lives, and perpetuation of growth in Christian ideals. HCU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Houston Christian 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, “Scripture and a Christian Worldview,” and the “Ten Pillars Core Convictions of HCU” set forth a statement of belief which each University employee is expected to support and personify as an essential function of their employment at the University. Your submittal of an application for employment indicates your acceptance and affirmation of these statements.

As one of the most diverse universities in the nation, Houston Christian University also strives to build a faculty and staff team that provides role models who embody biblical orthodoxy and ethics for all our students, whatever their background or life experience.

As with all open positions at the University, a contract or employment offer will only be extended when the budget for the position has been confirmed.

**Disclaimer**

Background checks are performed for every new hire. If your application is selected to continue in our hiring process, you will be required to submit a background check form authorizing this screening. If you decline, your application may be denied. By proceeding with the online application, you understand and accept this process.

 

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