Faculty & Academic Administration Positions

Application Process

Applications for faculty/academic administration positions must include:

  • A letter of application
  • Your resume or curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial copies of all transcripts
  • Three letters of professional reference or a list of three professional references
  • Your statement of your teaching philosophy
  • Your statement indicating how you have previously or intend to intentionally integrate a Christian theistic worldview in the teaching/learning process
  • Completed & Signed (4 pgs included) Faculty Applicant Questionnaire below

Click here for Applicant Questionnaire

Only applications containing all seven documents will be forwarded to the appropriate search committee for review.

Applications may be submitted via e-mail, fax or correspondence.

Mail: Palm Beach Atlantic University
Human Resources
P.O. Box 24708
West Palm Beach, Fl 33416-4708

Fax: (561) 803-2179

E-mail: Faculty_Employment@pba.edu

The application process remains open="open" until the position is filled.


    Faculty/Academic Administration        Positions Available                                 




School of Arts & Sciences

 Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Computer Sciences

Type: Full-Time Faculty 
Date Available: 
Fall 2020

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of Palm Beach Atlantic University invites applications for a position at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level. The position is open to all areas of computer science with priority consideration given to computer architecture, computer networking security, software engineering, programming languages, and theory.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field, and have a commitment to and a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching.

Applicants must have a Christian commitment and the ability to integrate Christian faith with traditional coursework. With the application letter, please provide evidence of quality teaching (teaching evaluations, syllabi, etc.) The successful appointment is expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and service to the department, the university, and the community.

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


School of Music & Fine Arts

Chair, Department of Music and Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Music

TYPE:   Full-Time Faculty

AVAILABLE:       July 2021

STATUS:  Review start date is December 28, 2020.  All applications will continue to be received and reviewed until the position is filled.

Summary:   Palm Beach Atlantic University seeks an inspiring and strategic Chair of the Department of Music who will partner with faculty and other leaders to shape, develop, and implement visionary leadership in the areas of curriculum, programming, collaborations, creative activity, and accreditation to further enhance the excellence and vitality of the Department in accordance with the University mission. Reporting to the Dean of the School of Music and Fine Arts, which includes the Departments of Art, Dance, Music, and Preparatory Department, the Chair of the Department of Music will teach in the area of expertise within the music program with a two-course reduction per semester. An instrumentalist to lead the Symphonic Band is preferred, but not required.

Qualifications:  The following qualifications are required in the successful candidate:

  • Record of administrative experience, including but not limited to budget management and supervising faculty/staff
  • Record of successful teaching, service, and scholarly/creative activity appropriate to the rank of Associate Professor or Professor
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal and communication skills, as well as conflict resolution
  • Commitment to shared governance and consensus-building within a university setting
  • Experience with and commitment to building community across and with programs, departments, and schools

Education/Experience:  An earned doctorate in one of the Department’s disciplines or a closely related field.  A demonstrable history of successful fundraising, community engagement, and academic program development and experience with NASM and accreditation is preferred.

Responsibilities:   The successful candidate will possess interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues and will have a demonstrated commitment to creating, fostering and sustaining a culture that celebrates entrepreneurship, innovation, and collaboration in and out of the classroom. This person will excel in attention to detail, effective oral and written communication, consensus building, creative problem solving, professionalism, and intrinsic work ethic. As the leader of the music unit, the Chair will bring the intellectual capacity, inspiration, and energy required to advance the creative momentum to ensure that the Department’s achievements are broadcast widely and strategically.

The Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music with Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts curricular specializations in music education, performance, composition, music industry, and worship leadership. With more than 43,000 square feet of performance, classroom, practice, and studio space, the Department of Music is located in the four-story Vera Lea Rinker Hall. Internal performing opportunities include involvement in a variety of ensembles including Concert Choir, Oratorio Chorus, Symphony, Symphonic Band, Pop Rock Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, String Ensemble, World Music Ensemble, and Opera Workshop.    

Other responsibilities to include:

  • Provide effective leadership in facilitating the vision, goals, and objectives of the Department
  • Oversee and guide departmental curriculum revisions and initiatives
  • Organize and supervise class scheduling and staffing
  • Oversee annual program assessment
  • Teach courses in accordance with assigned workload requirements in an area of expertise
  • Promote professional development and stimulate faculty research
  • Prepare annual reports to the accrediting body (NASM) and oversee the decennial assessment document
  • Maintain and oversee music scholarship assignments
  • Coordinate the work of the Division Coordinators (Instrumental, Keyboard, Voice)
  • Support student recruitment, retention, and progression in collaboration with appropriate offices
  • In consultation with the Dean, manage financial resources, prepare budget documents, and supervise faculty resources
  • Maintain Department governance
  • Represent the Department to the Dean, University, and external community
  • Promote the interests of the Department, both internally and externally  



                                                                                 Warren Library

Associate Reference-Instruction Librarian

Type: Full-Time Faculty 

Summary:  The Warren Library, of Palm Beach Atlantic University,  invites well-qualified applicants to join its team of Librarians in the position of Associate Librarian.  The position serves the library needs of students and faculty, and duties primarily include teaching information literacy sessions, providing reference services, and leading research consultations.  Other responsibilities include collection development and liaison to academic areas.  Evening and weekend rotation is required as part of the regular work schedule. 

Education/Experience:   A graduate degree in library science from an ALA - Accredited institution is required.  An additional advanced degree within a discipline of the university's academic program is preferred.  Previous experience in an academic library is required. 

Qualifications:  Proficiency in the research skills required in academically rigorous and technologically sophisticated libraries is essential. The successful candidate must have the oral, written, and interpersonal skills required to be effective in a demanding team­ based organization. 

Applicants must have a Christian commitment and the ability to integrate Christian faith with day-to-day performance.