Baylor University seeks an Associate Professor to (Full) Professor of Early American History to start August 1, 2024.
Details for this position can be found at Interfolio and will open on July 1,2023.
The successful candidate will possess a doctorate in History or a related field and be a scholar with
teaching experience and a research profile commensurate with R1 history departments. Preference will be given to candidates with a record of published scholarship, a demonstrated research agenda, teaching experience, the ability to attract and mentor doctoral students, and a willingness to seek external funding.
We especially welcome applications from candidates whose scholarship engages religion and American culture. The successful candidate will be active in the Jewish or Christian tradition. Baylor’s Department of History offers both undergraduate and graduate courses.
Please submit the following initial materials electronically via Interfolio: (a) letter of interest, (b)
curriculum vitae, (c) an official transcript for the highest degree conferred, and (d) a list of three
references with contact information. The application deadline for initial materials is Friday, September 15, 2023.
At a later time, applicants considered for interviews will be asked to provide a response to Baylor’s
Christian mission. Recommendation letters from references will also be requested at this time.
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Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of around
21,000 students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having just been named an R1
institution by the Carnegie Classification in 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the “Great Colleges to Work For” from The Chronicle of Higher Education, Baylor offers competitive salaries and benefits while giving faculty and staff the chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan, Illuminate, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor’s mission of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.
Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university governed by a predominantly Baptist Board of
Regents and is operated within the Christian-oriented aims and ideals of Baptists and affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, a cooperative association of autonomous Texas Baptist churches. 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, military service, genetic information, and disability. The University prescribes standards of personal conduct that are consistent with its religious mission and values. Baylor’s commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.
Application deadline: September 15, 2023
Date posted: July 23, 2023