Functional Title: Assistant Professor
Classification: Faculty, Full Time, Tenure Track
Division: Academics
Department: School of Education
Reports To: Dean
Primary Function: Secondary Education Faculty

Major Duties: 

The duties of this position include:

  • Teaching undergraduate Secondary Education courses, 12-hour course load per semester
  • Advising and mentoring students
  • Serving on School of Education and University committees
  • Other duties as assigned


Willingness to uphold the values of Lubbock Christian University
Committed membership in the Church of Christ

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: 

  • Teach 12-hour load each semester
  • Maintain records and accurate academic plans
  • Maintain a collaborative relationship with area schools
  • Attend necessary state conferences and school meetings
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to help students, faculty, and staff in a professional manner
  • Ability to multitask, solve problems, and adapt to unexpected changes in the work environment
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Ability and desire to conduct educational research as necessary

Education and Experience:

  • Earned doctorate preferred, Master's degree required - with a commitment to pursue a doctorate in an appropriate field
  • Minimum of five years certified public secondary school teaching experience
  • Valid Texas Teacher Certificate
  • Strong leadership experiences

Physical Requirements:
While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee will be required to do the following:

  • The ability to sit and stand sporadically. Ambulatory capacity to daily navigate multiple flights of stairs. Frequently use wrist, hands and/or fingers to make small repetitive movements such as typing and picking up small objects. Ability to talk frequently to convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly or quickly and must be able to hear average or normal conversations and receive verbal information, and occasionally required to lift supplies and/or move objects up to 25 pounds. Visual abilities to prepare or proof documents or operate basic office equipment are necessary.