Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor University is the oldest university in Texas and the world's largest Baptist University. Baylor's mission is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as Baylor aspires to become a top tier research university while reaffirming and strengthening its distinctive Christian mission as described in Pro Futuris.
We invite you to come discover the vision and excitement at Baylor as we seek to fill the following positions in the Honors College, Great Texts Program.
Tracking ID#: F009380
POSITION: Assistant Professor of Historical Theology
QUALIFICATIONS: The Program is especially interested in applicants in Medieval Christian Thought. Successful applicants will need to engage literary, theological and philosophical texts from other historical periods. Ph.D. required.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching load: 2/2. Enthusiasm for undergraduate education is essential.
RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning October 7, 2013 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete application materials must be submitted by October 7, 2013.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The complete portfolio will include (1) a letter of application, (2) c.v., (3) transcripts, (4) writing sample, (5) three letters of recommendation, (6) a statement of teaching philosophy as it relates specifically to Baylor's Great Texts Program, and (7) a response to Baylor's Mission Statement. The Mission Statement can be found at BU Mission Statement. A successful candidate will be able to identify strongly with Baylor's Christian identity and mission. Interviews at the American Academy of Religion meeting in Baltimore will be by invitation.
Materials must be submitted electronically to Dr. Barry Harvey, Search Committee Chair at: GTX_Search@baylor.edu
Baylor is a Baptist University affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.