ETBU Employment Opportunities


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East Texas Baptist University seeks an adjunct instructor to teach general education-level composition courses during the fall and spring semesters of the 2019-20 academic year.


Applicants ideally will hold a master’s degree and have completed a minimum eighteen credit hours in English. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is also desired. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a record of professional involvement and a desire to teach in a Christian liberal arts institution. Candidates must have a strong commitment to academic rigor and teaching, the ability to communicate well with students and colleagues, an appreciation for Christian higher education, and must demonstrate a personal Christian faith. ETBU adjunct faculty members are expected to attend an orientation meeting at the beginning of the academic year, teach assigned courses, maintain class records through Canvas software, and be available to students before or after class session during appropriate office hours.


Master’s degree with eighteen credit hours in English

Contact Information

To apply, submit the following to the department chair at :   

  1. Letter of Application
  2. University Application (application available at )
  3. Curriculum Vita
  4. Statement of Philosophy of Teaching
  5. Official transcripts directly from all schools attended*
  6. Contact information (e-mail, mailing address, necessary phone numbers) for at least three professional references


For additional information contact Dr. David Splawn, Chair of the Department of Languages and Literature at 903-923-2286 or email .

*All items other than official transcripts must be submitted electronically. Transcripts can be sent electronically or via mail directly to the Office of Academic Affairs.

Start Date

Adjunct instructors will begin teaching in August 2019.