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School of Education Launches Historic Number of Faculty Searches

Baylor School of Education has announced faculty searches for eight positions.

“Our adding this number of faculty in one year is historic,” said Dr. Michael McLendon, dean of the School of Education. “It represents the commitment of the University and the School to deepening the impact of our faculty, whose research focuses on issues essential and pivotal in society at large and whose transformative work with our students yields far-reaching results.”

Baylor’s School of Education, which will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2019, ranks among the nation’s top 20 education schools located at private universities. With 50 full-time faculty members, the School’s growing research portfolio complements its long-standing commitment to excellence in teaching and student mentoring.

The following faculty searches are underway:

Tenured or tenure-track faculty positions:

Professor of K-12 Educational Leadership,
Department of Educational Leadership

Specialization: educational leadership or policy

Professor of Language, Literacy, and Social/Cultural Studies,
Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Specialization: pre-K-12 experience and research program in language, literacy, social studies, and pedagogy for diverse students

Professor of Mathematics or Science Education,
Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Specialization: math or science with evidence of a research program related to improving instruction and student achievement

Associate or Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology,
Department of Educational Psychology

Specialization: Applied Behavior Analysis or related field, with strong record of scholarship or scholarship potential

Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction,
Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Specialization: One area of either English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies or urban education

Clinical faculty positions:

Clinical Professor/Associate Professor of K-12 Educational Leadership,
Department of Educational Leadership

Specialization: educational leadership or policy and executive leadership in P-16 educational systems

Clinical Assistant Professor of Middle and Secondary Education,
Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Specialization: expertise in P-12 pedagogy and one area of either English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies or urban education

Clinical Assistant Professor,
Department of Educational Psychology

Specialization: Applied Behavior Analysis or special education and operational direction for clinical setting

More about Baylor School of Education:

The School of Education boasts an array of excellent academic offerings in three academic departments — Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Leadership and Educational Psychology. Baylor's undergraduate program in teacher education, enrolling 450 students, has earned the School national distinction for its innovative partnerships with local schools that provide future teachers deep clinical preparation. Nearly 175 graduate students pursue advanced study and professional preparation in Master’s, Ed.S., Ed.D. and Ph.D. programs.

Through exciting new academic initiatives both at home and abroad, the school has entered into a period of significant expansion and of deepened impact through the production of meaningful, high-quality research and the preparation of outstanding leaders, teachers and clinicians.

About Baylor University:

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 continually 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.