Adjunct Professor - Rhetoric and Communications

Job Title: Adjunct Professor - Rhetoric and Communications
Position No.: ACAD-ADJ-COAHR-03172011
Department(s):   College of Arts and Humanities
Reports To: Dean, of College of Arts and Humanities
Job Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

Houston Baptist University seeks Adjunct Professors to join the Department of English with expertise in Rhetoric and Communications.

Job Responsibilities:



Applicants should have a PhD in Communications or Communication Studies and expertise in Classical Rhetoric. The successful candidates will possess the ability to teach courses in Rhetoric and Communications from a Christian worldview whose foundation is the classical idea of a good man speaking well, who will demonstrate enthusiasm for our classical liberal arts core curriculum which includes embracing the need for these courses to complement each other, and who understands the Communication and Rhetorical tradition as a discipline in the Humanities.


Additional Info:

Houston Baptist University is an independent, private Christian liberal arts institution with a diverse student body. It has access to all the cultural advantages of one of the largest metropolitan centers in the country. For more information about the University and the College of Arts and Humanities, visit

The University is in the process of implementing its Ten Pillars vision ( and anticipates significant growth in student enrollment and university programs. 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.

Direct questions about this position to Dr. J. Matthew Boyleston at


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