Open Faculty Positions

Faculty Application Procedures: To be considered for a full time position, an HSU Employment Application must be completed via Cornerstone Applicant Management System. In addition, a resume, curriculum vitae, statement of faith, references and transcripts may also be required. Please see the list of open faculty positions below for specific job posting requirements. Contact Mrs. Jodi Zachry in the office of the Provost if you have any questions. (325)-670-1210.

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POSITION: Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, Non-Tenure Track (Exempt)

COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT: Holland School of Science and Mathematics

LOCATION: HSU Campus, Abilene, TX

START DATE: As Soon As Possible

SUPERVISOR: Head of the Department of Biology

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT  – Candidate must profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU as reflected in the University’s Statement of Faith.

SUMMARY/SCOPE:

The Department of Biology at Hardin-Simmons University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Biology. The candidate should have a strong background in one or more of the biomedical sciences. A successful candidate will be expected to teach a minimum of 12 hours per semester, with the possibility of teaching during the summer terms for additional compensation. We seek a creative and flexible faculty member committed to excellence in student-centered, innovative undergraduate teaching. The applicant should either have documented teaching experience or be familiar with curriculum design, implementation of active learning strategies, and assessment of student learning. Courses would include both lecture and laboratory formats for biology majors, allied health majors, and to fulfill general education requirements. The successful candidate is expected to be dedicated to scholarship and demonstrate an on-going commitment to student research in the candidate’s area of expertise.

Faculty members are expected to academically advise students, to serve on departmental and university committees, to demonstrate cooperation and collaboration with colleagues inside and outside of the department, to support the missions of the biology department and Hardin-Simmons University, and to perform other duties consistent with the faculty job description as stated in the faculty contract.

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POSITION: Assistant or Associate Professor in Psychology and Counseling, Non-Tenure Track (Exempt)

COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT: Department of Psychology & Counseling; Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts

LOCATION: HSU Campus, Abilene, TX

START DATE: Initial review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The preferred start date is January 2023, but may be moved to no later than August 2023.

SUPERVISOR: Head of the Department of Psychology and Counseling

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT  – Candidate must profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU as reflected in the University’s Statement of Faith.

SUMMARY/SCOPE:

This faculty member will teach classes in the undergraduate Psychology program, as well as mentor and advise undergraduate students.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Candidate for this position should submit the following application materials via Cornerstone Applicant Management System: (1) Cover letter describing how the candidate fits the duties, responsibilities, and qualifications described for this position, (2) Current curriculum vitae (CV), (3) Teaching Philosophy, (4) Statement of Faith describing the candidate’s religious identification, and (5) at least three letters of reference providing information as to how the candidate can fulfill the duties, responsibilities, and qualifications described for this position. Applicants should have reference letters emailed directly to Mrs. Chastity Jobe (cjobe@hsutx.edu).

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POSITION: Assistant or Associate Professor of Communication, Non-Tenure Track (Exempt)

COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT: Department of Communication; Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts

LOCATION: HSU Campus, Abilene, TX

START DATE: Initial review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is August 2022.

SUPERVISOR: Head of the Department of Communication

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT  – Candidate must profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU as reflected in the University’s Statement of Faith.

SUMMARY/SCOPE:

This faculty member will teach classes in Strategic Communication and Digital Media (pending approval of the proposed Digital Media major), including Introduction to Speech. We are particularly looking for someone with expertise in advertising, media, and/or rhetoric.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Candidate for this position should submit the following application materials via Cornerstone Applicant Management System: (1) Cover letter describing how the candidate fits the duties, responsibilities, and qualifications described for this position, (2) Current curriculum vitae (CV), (3) Teaching Philosophy, (4) Statement of Faith describing the candidate’s religious identification, and (5) at least three letters of reference providing information as to how the candidate can fulfill the duties, responsibilities, and qualifications described for this position. Applicants should have reference letters emailed directly to Mrs. Chastity Jobe (cjobe@hsutx.edu).

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Apply via Cornerstone Applicant Management System.

An application for this position consists of an HSU Application, a resume, curriculum vitae, statement of faith, references and transcripts.

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POSITION: Assistant or Associate Professor of Mathematics, Non-Tenure Track (Exempt)

COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT: Holland School of Science and Mathematics

LOCATION: HSU Campus, Abilene, TX

START DATE: January or August 2023

SUPERVISOR: Head of the Department of Mathematics

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT  – Candidate must profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU as reflected in the University’s Statement of Faith.

SUMMARY/SCOPE:

The Department of Mathematics at Hardin-Simmons University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor of Mathematics. The candidate should have a strong background in mathematics or a related field. A successful candidate will be expected to teach a minimum of 12 hours per semester, with the possibility of teaching during the summer terms for additional compensation. We seek a creative and collegial faculty member committed to excellence in student-centered, innovative undergraduate teaching. The applicant should either have documented teaching experience or be familiar with curriculum design, implementation of active learning strategies, and assessment of student learning. Courses would include upper-level courses for mathematics majors and minors and courses in support of STEM and general education. The successful candidate is desired to be dedicated embrace cross-disciplinary collaboration and have a versatile teaching portfolio suitable for a broad spectrum of students.

Faculty members are expected to advise students academically, to serve on departmental and university committees, to demonstrate cooperation and collaboration with colleagues inside and outside of the department, to support the missions of the Mathematics Department and Hardin-Simmons University, and to perform other duties consistent with the faculty job description as stated in the faculty contract.

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POSITION: Assistant or Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Non-Tenure Track (Exempt) *2 Openings

COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT: Holland School of Science and Mathematics

LOCATION: HSU Campus, Abilene, TX

START DATE: August 2023

SUPERVISOR: Head of the Department of Engineering

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT  – Candidate must profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU as reflected in the University’s Statement of Faith.

SUMMARY/SCOPE:

The Department of Engineering at Hardin-Simmons University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Preferred applicants should have an earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or an appropriate closely related discipline. Candidates will be considered with experience in all areas of mechanical engineering but those with experience and interests cutting across multiple disciplines are particularly encouraged to apply.

We seek a creative and collegial faculty member committed to excellence in student-centered, innovative undergraduate teaching. Preferred applicants should either have documented teaching experience or be familiar with curriculum design, implementation of active learning strategies, and assessment of student learning. The successful candidate is desired to be dedicated teacher, embrace cross-disciplinary collaboration, and have a versatile teaching portfolio suitable for a broad spectrum of courses.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a minimum of 12 hours per semester, with the possibility of teaching during the summer terms for additional compensation. Unique research opportunities already exist within the department and participation and expansion of these endeavors will be available and fostered and can offset teaching load where relevant.  Faculty members are expected to advise students academically, to serve on departmental and university committees, to demonstrate cooperation and collaboration with colleagues inside and outside of the department, to support the missions of the Engineering Department and Hardin-Simmons University, and to perform other duties consistent with the faculty job description as stated in the faculty contract.

The Department of Engineering at Hardin-Simmons is newly created and will start offering courses in the Fall of 2023.  The program home will be in Abilene Hall, a central and historic center of campus, but newly and entirely renovated to house engineering.  The facility is being supported by a full array of cutting-edge lab, research, and academic equipment designed to provide the pinnacle educational experience for the engineers of today and tomorrow.  This unique opportunity will provide faculty the opportunity to help shape and guide the development of the new engineering programs at HSU.

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POSITION: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor in Psychology and Counseling, Non-Tenure Track (Exempt)

COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT: Department of Psychology & Counseling; Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts

LOCATION: HSU Campus, Abilene, TX

START DATE: Initial review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The preferred start date is January 2023, but may be moved to no later than August 2023.

SUPERVISOR: Head of the Department of Psychology and Counseling

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT  – Candidate must profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU as reflected in the University’s Statement of Faith.

SUMMARY/SCOPE:

This faculty member will teach classes in the undergraduate Psychology program and the graduate program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC). This person will serve as a core faculty member in the CMHC program, provide supervision of CMHC students, and become Director of the CMHC program.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Candidate for this position should submit the following application materials via Cornerstone Applicant Management System: (1) Cover letter describing how the candidate fits the duties, responsibilities, and qualifications described for this position, (2) Current curriculum vitae (CV), (3) Teaching Philosophy, (4) Statement of Faith describing the candidate’s religious identification, and (5) at least three letters of reference providing information as to how the candidate can fulfill the duties, responsibilities, and qualifications described for this position. Applicants should have reference letters emailed directly to Mrs. Chastity Jobe (cjobe@hsutx.edu).

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POSITION: Associate Dean/Founding Director of Nursing Education Program, Non-Tenure Track (Exempt)

COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT: College of Health Professions

LOCATION: HSU Campus, Abilene, TX

START DATE: As Soon As Possible

SUPERVISOR: Dean, College of Health Professions

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT  – Candidate must profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU as reflected in the University’s Statement of Faith.

SUMMARY/SCOPE:

After offering nursing education through a consortium for several decades, Hardin-Simmons University is working to establish an independent accredited nursing education program. The position of Founding Director of the Nursing Education Program is a full-time 12-month administrative faculty appointment with limited teaching responsibilities. The Founding Director will work to submit a proposal to the Texas Board of Nursing as soon as possible and continue toward Texas Board of Nursing approval. The university anticipates its first nursing cohort to matriculate in Fall 2025.

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POSITION: Instructor or Assistant Professor of Athletic Training/Clinical Education Coordinator, Non-Tenure Track (Exempt)

COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT: College of Health Professions

LOCATION: HSU Campus, Abilene, TX (with option for remote only if Texas resident)

START DATE: June 1, 2023

SUPERVISOR: Director, Athletic Training Education

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT: Candidate must profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU as reflected in the University’s Statement of Faith.

SUMMARY/SCOPE:

This full-time faculty position requires teaching courses within the Master of Athletic Training program & serves as the Coordinator of Clinical Education for the program.

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POSITION: Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor of Education and Certification Officer, Non-Tenure Track (Exempt)

COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT: Irvin School of Education

LOCATION: HSU Campus, Abilene, TX

START DATE: Initial review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  The preferred start date is January 2023 but may be moved to no later than August 2023.

SUPERVISOR: Associate Dean of the Irvin School of Education

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT: Candidate must profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU as reflected in the University’s Statement of Faith.

SUMMARY/SCOPE:

The faculty member role includes teaching undergraduate secondary education classes, mentor, and advise education majors in the Irvin School of Education Teacher Preparation Program. The faculty member must be willing to collaborate and serve on university committees, as well as offer professional expertise to educational areas in the community; the Certification Officer role includes a thorough knowledge of Texas rules and regulations related to the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) and Texas Education Agency (TEA) accountability requirements (or ability to rapidly assimilate) and have experience preparing accreditation reports.

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POSITION: Instructor or Assistant Professor of Speech Language Pathology Graduate Program, Non-Tenure Track (Exempt) *Applicant Pool

COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT: College of Health Professions

LOCATION:  HSU Campus, Abilene, TX

START DATE: As Soon As Possible

SUPERVISOR: Assistant Professor of CSD & Speech Language Pathology Graduate Program Director

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT  – Candidate must profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU as reflected in the University’s Statement of Faith.

SUMMARY/SCOPE:

The Speech-Language Pathology Department at Hardin-Simmons University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenured faculty position in the graduate program. The candidate will join a dynamic team of committed professionals interested in advancing the success of SLP students.   This position is a 9-month academic year appointment at a faith-based institution which will begin August 2022.  Primary job responsibilities include teaching in the graduate program, providing clinical supervision of graduate students, service to the university, community and profession and student recruitment events and alumni engagement. Additionally, a commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds is essential.  Expertise is preferred in one of the following areas: neuromotor disorders, fluency, and/or child speech-sound disorders.

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