The 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.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our academic strategic plan, Illuminate (baylor.edu/illuminate). As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries.

OPEN TENURE-TRACK POSITIONS AT BAYLOR LAW

Thank you for your interest in Baylor Law. As our ad indicates, Baylor Law will be interviewing to fill multiple tenure-track positions to provide coverage in a variety of curricular areas based upon Baylor Law’s curricular needs and applicant’s experience. Please select from the following positions and apply to the one that best describes your interest and experience:

Criminal Law

The primary teaching responsibility includes sections of the basic first-year required criminal law and criminal procedure courses. The teaching package also includes one or two additional courses to be assigned based upon Baylor Law’s curricular needs and the applicant’s experience. Such courses could include Advanced Criminal Procedure, Juvenile Justice, White Collar Crime, Sentencing, Military Justice or Legal Analysis, Research and Communications: Persuasive Communications.

To apply go to: Link to application for the Criminal Law position

Transactional/Commercial/Business Law

The primary teaching responsibility includes electives in the areas of transactional, commercial, or business areas based upon Baylor Law’s curricular needs and the applicant’s experience. Such courses could include real estate finance, construction, oil & gas/alternative energy, debt financing, business succession planning, individual or entity income taxation, nonprofit organizations, digital/cybersecurity, elder law/special needs, retirement, international business transactions, international trade, consumer protection, bankruptcy, creditors remedies, negotiable instruments/payment systems, franchising, sports law, healthcare.

To apply go to: Link to application for the Transactional/Commercial/Business Law position

Patent Law

The teaching responsibility is the patent law elective courses which include Patent Law, Patent Practice and Procedure and Patent Litigation. Duties also include supervision of law students working in the Baylor Law Intellectual Property Clinic. Candidates must be qualified to represent patent applicants before the United States Patent & Trademark Office and have experience in patent litigation.  The teaching package could include other courses and duties assigned based upon Baylor Law’s curricular needs and the applicant’s experience.

To apply go to: Link to application for the Patent Law position

Other Available Courses

The primary teaching responsibility is teaching in areas (other than the areas listed above) based upon Baylor Law’s curricular needs and the applicant’s experience. Courses could include client counseling, municipal government, poverty, family law and family law advocacy and procedure. The Faculty Appointments Committee welcomes expressions of interest in all areas, especially from candidates who will add to the diversity of our faculty.

To apply go to: Link to application for the Other Available Courses position

For questions or further information please contact: 

Karen_Ehgotz@baylor.edu