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.
SCHOOL: 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 school boasts an array of excellent academic offerings in three academic departments - Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership and Educational Psychology. Baylor's undergraduate program in teacher education, enrolling 450 students, has earned the School of Education 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 and searches underway for eight new faculty colleagues, 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.
Baylor seeks to fill the following faculty position in the Department of Educational Leadership.
TRACKING ID#: F013523
POSITION: Professor of K-12 Educational Leadership
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:
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Department of Educational Leadership offers graduate programs in Higher Education, K-12 Leadership, and Sport Management. These programs include Master’s of Education degrees in Principal Certification Preparation, Higher Education and Student Affairs, and Sport Management; an EdD in K-12 Educational Leadership; and a PhD in Higher Education Studies and Leadership. We are committed to preparing men and women for research careers and for executive leadership in Preschool-12 schools, school, districts, state and federal agencies through exceptional teaching, school system and agency partnerships, the utilization of research-based practices for school improvement and student success, and the integration of scholarship and practice. The primary responsibilities of this position include:
RANK AND SALARY: Professor of Educational Leadership. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and professional experience. The anticipated date of appointment is August 2017.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: To receive full consideration, applications should be submitted by February 15.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application includes a letter of application that addresses the position qualifications and responsibilities; curriculum vitae; a copy of transcripts documenting terminal degree (original required prior to on campus interview); and, three letters of reference. Materials should be submitted electronically to: https://apply.interfolio.com/38617.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Professor Tiffany Hogue, Search Committee Chair, Tiffany_Hogue@baylor.edu
Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.