Department of Curriculum and Instruction

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 positions in the School of Education, Department of Curriculum & Instruction.


Tracking ID#: F012065

POSITION: Associate Professor or Professor in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Urban/Diversity Education, or other teacher education expertise.

QUALIFICATIONS: Consistent with the stated mission of the University to be a world-class institution dedicated to Christian principles and ideals the qualifications for the position include: a doctoral degree in curriculum and instruction or closely related field; a rank-appropriate record of publication, a record of external funding, and evidence of excellence in teaching at the university level, service to the profession at the national level, and the ability to mentor junior faculty and doctoral students.

Preference will be given to applicants who have experiences with PK-12 students in an educational setting; knowledge of developmentally appropriate, pedagogically sound teaching practices in PK-12 educational environments; and evidence of a commitment to equity and social justice; or knowledge of pedagogy appropriate for culturally and/or linguistically diverse students.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The teacher education program in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction includes undergraduate degrees in elementary education and middle or secondary education in the core subject areas; masters degrees in education with several cognate options; an EdD in Curriculum and Instruction and a PhD in Curriculum and Teaching. The primary responsibilities of this position include pursuing a relevant research and publication agenda; participating in individual or collaborative activities to secure external funding; teaching generalist or subject specific courses in both the undergraduate and graduate programs; recruiting and mentoring students, including Ed.D. and Ph.D. graduate assistants, and providing service to the department, university and profession. For more information about the School of Education and the Curriculum and Instruction department see Baylor.edu/SOE/CI.

RANK AND SALARY: The rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and professional experience. The anticipated date of appointment is August 2016.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin upon receipt of completed packet through Interfolio apply.interfolio.com/32405 and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application includes a letter of application that addresses the position qualifications and responsibilities; a curriculum vitae; a transcript documenting terminal degree (original required prior to an on campus interview); and, three letters of reference. All applicants will apply through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/32405.


Tracking ID#: F012285

POSITION: Associate Professor or Professor in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Science Education or a closely related field.

QUALIFICATIONS: Consistent with the stated mission of the University to be a world-class institution dedicated to Christian principles and ideals the qualifications for the position include: a doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Science Education or closely related field; a rank-appropriate record of publication; a record of external funding; commitment to teaching and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students; commitment to working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations; and a philosophy and personal values compatible with the stated mission of the University to be a Carnegie research university with Very High Research Activity that resolutely embraces its Christian identity.

Preference will be given to applicants who have expertise in the area of science education; experiences with PK-12 students in an educational setting; knowledge of developmentally appropriate, pedagogically sound teaching practices in PK-12 educational environments; eighteen or more graduate credit hours in a science field; evidence of a commitment to equity and social justice; or knowledge of pedagogy appropriate for culturally and/or linguistically diverse students.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The teacher education program in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction includes undergraduate degrees in elementary education and middle or secondary education in the core subject areas; Masters degrees in education with several cognate options; an EdD in Curriculum and Instruction and a PhD in Curriculum and Teaching. The primary responsibilities of this position include pursuing a relevant research and publication agenda; teaching courses in both the undergraduate and graduate programs; recruiting and mentoring students, including Masters, EdD, and PhD graduate assistants; participating in individual or collaborative activities to secure external funding; and providing service to the department, university, and profession. For more information about the School of Education and the Curriculum and Instruction department see Baylor.edu/SOE/CI.

RANK AND SALARY: The salary will be commensurate with professional experience and qualifications. The anticipated date of appointment is August 2016.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin upon receipt of completed packet through Interfolio apply.interfolio.com/32441 and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application includes a letter of application that addresses the position qualifications and responsibilities; a curriculum vitae; a transcript documenting terminal degree (original required prior to an on campus interview); and, three letters of reference. All applicants will apply through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/32441.


Tracking ID#: F012062

POSITION: Assistant Professor in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in English Language Arts Reading, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Urban/Diversity Education, or other teacher education expertise.

QUALIFICATIONS: Consistent with the stated mission of the University to be a world-class institution dedicated to Christian principles and ideals the qualifications for the position include: A doctoral degree in curriculum and instruction or closely related field is required, but ABD candidates with a firm completion date by August 2016 will be considered; evidence of continuing scholarship or potential for establishing a scholarly record; evidence of, or strong potential for, grant writing and grant-funded research; and commitment to working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations.

Preference will be given to applicants who have experiences with PK-12 students in an educational setting; knowledge of developmentally appropriate, pedagogically sound teaching practices in PK-12 educational environments; evidence of a commitment to equity and social justice; or knowledge of pedagogy appropriate for culturally and/or linguistically diverse students.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The teacher education program in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction includes undergraduate degrees in elementary education and middle or secondary education in the core subject areas; Masters degrees in education with several cognate options; an EdD in Curriculum and Instruction and a PhD in Curriculum and Teaching. The primary responsibilities of this position include: pursuing a relevant research and publication agenda; teaching in the undergraduate and/or graduate programs; participating in individual or collaborative activities to secure external funding; recruiting and mentoring students, including EdD and PhD graduate assistants, and providing service to the department, university and profession. For more information about the School of Education and the Curriculum and Instruction department see Baylor.edu/SOE/CI.

RANK AND SALARY: The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and professional experience. The anticipated date of appointment is August 2016.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin upon receipt of completed packet through Interfolio apply.interfolio.com/32443 and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin December 4, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. A complete application includes a letter of application that addresses the position qualifications and responsibilities; a curriculum vitae; a transcript documenting terminal degree (original required prior to an on campus interview); and, three letters of reference. All applicants will apply through Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/32443.


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.