Postdoctoral Teaching Instructor English
College of Humanities and Sciences
Position Available Date:
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor's College of Humanities and
Sciences is seeking to fill a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty
post-doctoral teaching position in English, beginning in late July
of 2024. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated
teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and
faith-informed discernment in a global society.
The Department of English promotes the knowledge and appreciation
of literature, introduces basic concepts of rhetoric and
argumentation, and helps students across the university master
effective writing principles.
UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 22,000
in the heart of central Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (7 miles),
Waco (42 miles), Austin (60 miles), San Antonio (130 miles) and
Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural
and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are
hallmarks of the local community.
Postdoctoral Teaching Instructor
- Teach classes.
- Develop course materials.
- Courses will primarily be first-year composition (FYC) and
general education literature courses.
- Upper-level courses in the major and minor are contingent on
departmental need for the given term.
- Manage assigned administrative duties.
- Engage with a faith-based community of colleagues, staff, and
This position prioritizes development as an innovative and
competent teacher. The successful candidate will have the
opportunity to work with experienced faculty, studying and
developing effective pedagogies for their own teaching. The
successful candidate will be integrated into the culture of the
department, school, and college, bringing value to both students
Salaries and Benefits:
- A completed doctoral degree in English or a closely related
field is required. ABD will be considered if the terminal degree is
in hand by August 2024.
- Candidate must show strong potential for or evidence of
teaching FYC courses as well as sophomore-level literature.
- Special consideration will be given to candidates with
additional backgrounds in teaching online or hybrid FYC and
- Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to
professional attainment, and commitment to quality improvement are
- Must be an active, committed Christian.
Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits
including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match
and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.
Position will remain open until filled.
Please click the “Apply Now” link to apply for this position.
Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies, and evidence
of quality teaching performance with your online application.
Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB's
mission and values, found at http://about.umhb.edu/our-mission.
In addition, include in one page or less, a description of your own
Christian beliefs and commitments.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
position is filled.
For information regarding employment at the University of
Mary Hardin-Baylor, please visit our Careers Site.
To apply, visit https://umhb.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2zc18olp9gx