School of Social Work

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.


The Baylor School of Social Work prepares BSW, MSW, and PhD students to integrate faith and the spiritual dimension of life with professional social work practice, and to provide leadership in both public and religiously affiliated organizations around the world. The School is home to the Center for Family and Community Ministries, the Gerontology Initiative, the Global Mission Leadership Initiative, the Congregational Social Work Initiative, and the Texas Hunger Initiative. For information about the school, http://www.baylor.edu/social_work/


Tracking ID#: F010760

POSITION: The School of Social Work invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, beginning August 2015.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have an MSW or equivalent degree from a CSWE-accredited program, PhD or its equivalent, a minimum of two years of post-master’s professional experience, enthusiasm for the mission of the Baylor School of Social Work, an active Christian faith, and demonstrated ability to pursue a rigorous research and publication agenda. Licensure as a social worker and a record of strong teaching experience are desired.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The position will include teaching at two or more levels - undergraduate, graduate, and PhD. The position requires active involvement in the life of the faculty and school, including engagement in individual and collaborative research projects and publication.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning July 15, 2014, and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by October 15, 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.

Submissions should be made electronically to: Diana_Garland@baylor.edu

Diana Garland, Dean and Search Committee Chair
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97320
Waco, Texas 76798-7320
254-710-1199


Tracking ID#: F010761

POSITION: The School of Social Work invites applications for the position of Lecturer, a position beginning August 2015.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have an MSW or MSSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program, a minimum of two years of post-master’s professional social work practice experience, an active Christian faith, and enthusiasm for the mission of the Baylor School of Social Work. Licensure as a social worker and a record of strong teaching experience are desired, and a Ph.D. degree or its equivalent is valued.

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is primarily one of teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The position requires active involvement in the life of the faculty and school. Engagement in research projects is possible though not required for candidates seeking this opportunity.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning July 15, 2014, and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by October 15, 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.

Submissions should be made electronically to: Diana_Garland@baylor.edu

Diana Garland, Dean and Search Committee Chair
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97320
Waco, Texas 76798-7320
254-710-1199


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