Department of Philosophy

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 position in the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy.


Tracking ID#: F010532

POSITION: Professor

QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate should possess an earned doctorate in an appropriate field of study and academic achievements commensurate with the status of full professor. Area of Specialization is ethics. For a candidate with a particularly eminent scholarly record, the appointment may include the designation "Distinguished Professor of Ethics".

RESPONSIBILITIES: Over the course of the year teaching includes both graduate and undergraduate courses; at least one graduate course a year in Moral Philosophy. Also, responsibilities include directing dissertations, mentoring graduate and undergraduate students; serving on departmental or university committees.

RANK AND SALARY: Full Professor, salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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

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

apply.interfolio.com/26338

For additional information contact Dr. Michael Beaty, Professor and Chair.


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