Houghton professor working with student in music industry lab.

Faculty Openings

Current Faculty Positions

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Please review the following documents, which articulate some of the key positions of Houghton University and the Wesleyan Church.  Faculty and staff are asked to subscribe to these statements.

Procedure for Applicants

Send documents for #2, #3 and #4 to facultyapplications@houghton.edu.


Faculty Employment Application

Submit online application.
Submit the online application

Cover Letter

Identifying the position for which applying, detailing qualifications, and including a statement of teaching philosophy

Current Curriculum Vita

Which includes all post-secondary educational experiences and degrees; titles of master’s/doctoral theses, any honors you have received; employment history


List of names and complete contact information for at least three references. Some applications may require additional documents. Please review the position announcement carefully. You will be notified and your file will be considered complete when all pieces have been received.

Applicants selected for further consideration of employment must provide appropriate grade transcripts and supporting materials as requested, and are expected to submit to a criminal background check.

Houghton University was founded in 1883 as a Christian liberal arts college in the Wesleyan tradition. For more than 125 years Houghton University has prepared students to become global contributors empowered by a challenging education, taught in a vibrant community and grounded in Christian faith. Houghton regularly earns national recognition for its transformative education and commitment to linking theory with practice. Two thirds of our students are from the top 25% of their high school class.

Located in beautiful Allegany County, New York, Houghton University has a student body of around 1,200 students from over 40 states and 25 countries. Baccalaureate degrees are offered in 48 fields and Master level degrees are offered in Business Administration, Education, and Music. Please explore our website to find out more about our dynamic academic community.

Houghton University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity within its administration, faculty, staff and students.  Underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.