Apply Now: Lecturer of Great Books at the University of Houston

University of Houston:  Lecturer in Great Books


The Honors College at the University of Houston invites applications for a Lecturer for the 2022-23 school year to join its team-taught Honors signature course, The Human Situation.

The department seeks teaching faculty with an academic background in the liberal arts and sciences, humanities, and qualitative social sciences, especially faculty who have experience teaching Core texts and Classic works, from a Great Books approach, either in individual courses or as part of a Core program. 

A Ph.D. in the arts, humanities, or qualitative social sciences is preferred.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit an online application that includes:

  1. A cover letter
  2. and a curriculum vitae addressing in detail qualifications and experience in teaching this kind of course.

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Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.



About the Honors College:

As a national curricular and co-curricular education leader, the Honors College cultivates a community of agile and innovative thinkers, engaged citizens, and lifelong learners. Its 2,500 students come from majors across the University to take intellectually challenging courses (generally taught as small seminars), minors, and programs that emphasize speaking and writing, encourage critical inquiry in disciplined conversation, and promote active learning and principled leadership. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

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From the school:

With over 45,000 students on the main campus and as one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse public universities in the nation, the University of Houston ( is a Carnegie-Designated Tier One Public Research University. Houston is the fourth largest and the most ethnically diverse city in the country. It has multi-national industries, commercial centers, the largest medical center globally, a robust arts community, professional sports, an entrepreneurial approach to new technologies, and is the world capital for petroleum exploration and energy.

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