Department of Sociology

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s "Great Colleges to Work For." Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 15,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris.


We invite you to come discover the vision and excitement at Baylor as we seek to fill the following position in the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Sociology.


Tracking ID#'s: F011824, F011946

POSITION: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track (two positions available)

QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in Sociology at time of appointment. We seek a quantitative sociologist who specializes in health and/or family.

RESPONSIBILITIES: This individual will be expected to teach undergraduate courses and contribute substantially to a doctoral program that presently has two emphases: sociology of religion and applied sociology. We are actively building in the health and society area and expect it to become a third focus of our graduate training.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning September 15, 2015 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete application materials must be submitted by October 1, 2015.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply to this position, please go to apply.interfolio.com/30813.

If you have questions regarding this position or the application process contact Sharon_Tate@Baylor.edu.


Baylor is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, veterans, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.