Department of English

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.


Baylor seeks to fill the following faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English.


Tracking ID#: F010541

POSITION: Assistant Professor of English

QUALIFICATIONS: The Department of English seeks a dynamic scholar to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in modern American poetry. Although the primary area of expertise should be poetry, the successful candidate should be conversant in more than one genre, with the preferred secondary genre being drama. The candidate should be an active scholar-teacher, with the Ph.D in hand at the start of the appointment.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in American literature and graduate courses in modern American poetry in the M.A. and Ph.D. programs. The successful candidate will also be responsible for demonstrating a productive research agenda and publication record.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning October 1, 2014 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete application materials must be submitted by November 1, 2014.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and transcripts. Include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Dianna Vitanza, Department Chair
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97404
Waco, Texas 76798-7404
254-710-1768

Materials may be submitted electronically to: Julie_Sherrod@Baylor.edu


Tracking ID's: F010528, F010529, F010540

POSITION: Lecturer in British or American Literature (Three Open Positions)

QUALIFICATIONS: The Department of English seeks three dynamic and creative scholar-teachers to teach undergraduate courses in either British or American literature and first-year courses in writing. The candidate should have the Ph.D. in hand at the start of the appointment.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in American or British Literature and first-year courses in writing.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning October 1, 2014 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete application materials must be submitted by November 1, 2014.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and at least three letters of recommendation either electronically to Julie_Sherrod@Baylor.edu or by post to the following address:

Dr. Dianna Vitanza, Department Chair
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97404
Waco, Texas 76798-7404
254-710-1768


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.