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Department of Educational Psychology

Position Announcement

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 discover the vision and excitement, explore the forward momentum, and join a faculty of depth and breadth as we seek to fill the following faculty position in the School of Education, Department of Educational Psychology.

Position: Non-tenure track Lecturer of Special Education in the Department of Educational Psychology.

Qualifications: The qualifications for this position include:

  • Doctorate in Special Education, Educational Psychology, or closely related field;
  • Experience in teaching, supervising, or improving instruction for pre-service teachers;
  • Experience in working with diverse EC-12 students with mild to severe disabilities; and
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues to implement the vision and initiatives of the Department and School.

Preference will be given to applicants who have:

  • Experience in professional development schools, field-based teacher education, or other similar programs;
  • Knowledge about the use of assistive technology;
  • Commitment to evidence-based practices; and
  • Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA).

Responsibilities: The Department of Educational Psychology provides undergraduate and graduate programs in Special Education, Educational Psychology, and School Psychology. The Special Education program prepares students for either All Level Special Education or Elementary with Special Education Supplemental certification. The faculty member will teach in the undergraduate Special Education program. The primary responsibilities of this position include:

  • Teach Assessment for Students with Mild Disabilities course;
  • Teach Collaborative Consultation in Special Education course;
  • Teach Human Growth and Development course;
  • Teach Mathematics for Students with Special Needs course;
  • Teach Developmental Disabilities course;
  • Supervise junior level practicum students;
  • Supervise senior level internship students;
  • Engage in practice-based research, as appropriate; and
  • Provide service to the department, university, and profession.

Salary and Beginning Date: The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and professional experience.

Application: Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2012 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by November 30, 2012. Applicants should submit a letter of application; current curriculum vitae; completed application form; and transcripts (originals required prior to on campus interview); and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation. Send to:

Patricia L. Arredondo
Educational Psychology Search Committee
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97301
Waco, TX 76798-7301
Phone: 254-710-6167; Fax: 254-710-3265

Materials should be submitted electronically as attachments to: See for more information about the School of Education and the Department of Educational Psychology.

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.