AJ22 - Sciences (Biology, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science)



Wayland Baptist University - Hawaii (the Island of Oahu) or American Samoa


Math and Sciences


Dean, Hawaii Campus








The Adjunct Faculty members will work under the supervision of the Dean or the Assistant Dean of the Hawaii Campus. As a part-time faculty member of WBU he/she will represent the University's academic and spiritual emphases to the students, faculty, staff, and the community in a manner consistent with the University's mission and purpose.


1. Prepare and teach science related courses with or without labs though face-to-Face/hybrid methods at the Hawaii or American Samoa Campuses using Blackboard Learning Management System and live video conferencing per eight-week session.

2. Maintain positive relationships with students, faculty, staff, and general constituency of the University.


A commitment to and an agreement with the purposes and philosophy of Christian higher education as promoted by the Baptist General Convention of Texas in general and Wayland Baptist University in particular.


For Undergraduate level classes, earned a doctorate or masters in biology, earth sciences, environmental sciences or other science related degree. Must have 18 graduate hours in area of specialization.

Experience & Knowledge:

At least one year of recent successful College or University teaching experience.Those with no experience must be willing to undergo a probationary period.

Skills & Abilities:

1. Fluency in the English language with excellent writing and speaking skills;

2. The ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities with no direct supervision

3. Proficiency with computers, technology, and related educational/classroom equipment

4. A strong interest in teaching and leading in the growth and development of graduate students

5. The ability and desire to apply Christian principles in the workplace.


Additional Requirements:





1. Must be able to pass Background Checks.

2. Must physically reside on the Island of Oahu, Hawaii or American Samoa. This is not an online teaching position.


Wayland Baptist University is a four-year liberal arts university. The institution is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. The Wayland Baptist University System is comprised of the Plainview campus, which is predominately a residential campus, twelve external campuses, and the WBU Online Campus offering courses in a broad range of academic areas.


Interested individuals MUST submit the following information:

1. Completed University Application of Employment with Faith Statement consistence with Wayland's Christian mission: (Link to Application) https://www2.wbu.edu/jobapp/empapp.aspx. If the link does not work, download a PDF application from https://www.wbu.edu/about/employment/index.htm

2. Curriculum vitae with cover letter

3. Copies of transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate academic work.

4. Three professional references.

Application material may be received electronically or in hard copy form to:

Dr. Dan Jacobson, Dean of the Hawaii Campus
Wayland Baptist University
599 Farrington Highway, Suite 300
Kapolei, HI 96707
Phone: (808) 488-8570
Email: dan.jacobson@wbu.edu


Application review will begin May 2020, and continue until position is filled.



Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance. If hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of hire date to establish his or her identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Naturalization Services. Employee must be able and willing to travel to teaching locations such as military bases on the Island of Oahu. Must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver's license. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver's record.

Wayland Baptist University does not illegally discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its mission and purposes.