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Nov 10 / Donna Carroll

Baylor University – Associate Professor or Professor

School of Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Associate Professor or Professor in Curriculum and Instruction
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.

We invite you to come discover the vision and excitement at Baylor as we seek to fill the following positions in the School of Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

Tracking ID#: F012065

POSITION: Tenure-Track Associate Professor or Professor in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Urban/Diversity Education, or other teacher education expertise.
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:

  • Doctoral degree in curriculum and instruction or closely related field
  • A rank-appropriate record of publication,
  • A record of external funding,
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching at the university level, service to the profession at the national level, and the ability to mentor junior faculty and doctoral students, and

Preference will be given to applicants who have:

  • Experiences with PK-12 students in an educational setting;
  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate, pedagogically sound teaching practices in PK-12 educational environments;
  • Evidence of a commitment to equity and social justice; or
  • Knowledge of pedagogy appropriate for culturally and/or linguistically diverse students.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The teacher education program in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction includes undergraduate degrees in elementary education and middle or secondary education in the core subject areas; masters degrees in education with several cognate options; an EdD in Curriculum and Instruction and a PhD in Curriculum and Teaching. The primary responsibilities of this position include:

  • Pursuing a relevant research and publication agenda;
  • Participating in individual or collaborative activities to secure external funding;
  • Teaching generalist or subject specific courses in both the undergraduate and graduate programs;
  • Recruiting and mentoring students, including EdD and PhD graduate assistants, and
  • Providing service to the department, university and profession.

RANK AND SALARY: The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and professional experience. The anticipated date of appointment is August 2016.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin Friday, December 4, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application includes a letter of application that addresses the position qualifications and responsibilities; a curriculum vitae; a transcript documenting terminal degree (original required prior to an on campus interview); and, three letters of reference. All applicants will apply through Interfolio at .

Baylor is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, veterans, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.