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 positions in the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English.


Tracking ID: F011768

POSITION: Assistant to Associate Professor of English (tenure-track position)

QUALIFICATIONS: The Department of English seeks a dynamic creative writer to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in creative writing, primarily poetry writing, to begin Fall 2016. The candidate should be a published poet as well as a gifted teacher, with the terminal degree in hand at the start of the appointment.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in creative writing. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a productive creative writing agenda and publication record.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, official transcripts, a portfolio of writing samples, and at least three letters of recommendation to:

Kevin Gardner, Department Chair
English Department
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: F011848

POSITION: Assistant Professor of English (tenure-track position)

QUALIFICATIONS: The Department of English seeks a dynamic scholar to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in composition, rhetoric, and professional writing to begin Fall 2016. Candidates should have a strong research agenda, be an effective teacher, and be engaged in service. Applicants should have one or more of the following specializations: new media or digital writing, scientific and technical communication, research methods, editing and publishing, and/or professional writing. 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 and graduate courses in composition, rhetoric, technical and professional writing. 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, 2015 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete application materials must be submitted by November 1, 2015.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, official transcripts, a writing sample, and at least three letters of recommendation to:

Kevin Gardner, Department Chair
English Department
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: F011811

POSITION: Postdoctoral Fellowship #1 (non tenure-track position)

QUALIFICATIONS: The Department of English seeks a dynamic and creative scholar-teacher to teach undergraduate courses in literature and first-year courses in writing to begin Fall 2016. The candidate should have the Ph.D. in hand at the start of the appointment.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in literature and first-year courses in writing. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a productive research and publication agenda. This fellowship is a two-year, non-renewable appointment.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, official transcripts, a writing sample, and at least three letters of recommendation to:

Kevin Gardner, Department Chair
English Department
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: F011861

POSITION: Postdoctoral Fellowship #2 (non tenure-track position)

QUALIFICATIONS: The Department of English seeks a dynamic and creative scholar-teacher to teach undergraduate courses in literature and first-year courses in writing to begin Fall 2016. The candidate should have the Ph.D. in hand at the start of the appointment.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in literature and first-year courses in writing. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a productive research and publication agenda. This fellowship is a two-year, non-renewable appointment.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, official transcripts, a writing sample, and at least three letters of recommendation to:

Kevin Gardner, Department Chair
English Department
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97404
Waco, Texas 76798-7404
254-710-1768

Materials may be submitted electronically to: Julie_Sherrod@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.