Assistant Professor of Religion in Christian Ethics, Department of Religion

August 24, 2018
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 strategic vision, Pro Futuris, ( and academic strategic plan, 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.

Baylor seeks to fill the following faculty position in the Department of Religion, College of Arts & Sciences

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POSITION: Assistant Professor of Religion in Christian Ethics

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. required. The successful candidate will be familiar with Christian theology and ethics and preference will be given to those who have experience teaching, researching, publishing in an interdisciplinary context, and participating in collaborative research initiatives. Specific area of specialization is medical ethics, bioethics, or health care ethics. Preference will be given to candidates who are active in the Baptist tradition.

RESPONSIBILITIES: In conjunction with teaching at the undergraduate level, the faculty member will be expected to publish specialized research in Christian ethics and participate in collaborative interdisciplinary research on ethical challenges central to the identity of Baylor University.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning 10/15/2018 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 10/15/2018.

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 in one PDF file to:

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.
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