Baylor University — Lecturer in Great Texts of the Western Tradition, Full-Time, Non-Tenure-Track

Baylor 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.

Baylor seeks to fill the following non-tenure-track faculty position within the HONORS COLLEGE:

Lecturer in Great Texts

The Great Texts Program seeks to fill a temporary, non-tenure-track, full-time teaching position at the rank of Lecturer in the Honors College for academic year 2021–2022. A one-time renewal of the appointment is possible. The teaching assignment is four 3-hour sections of Great Texts in each of fall and spring semesters. Assigned courses will include Intellectual Traditions of the Ancient World. The search committee is approved to fill one position, with an anticipated start date in August 2021.

The successful applicant must hold an advanced degree in the teaching discipline, preferably the Ph.D., by the start date of the appointment. Teaching experience is preferred. Applicants for full-time teaching positions will be asked to provide a statement of religious faith demonstrating understanding of and compatibility with Baylor’s Christian mission.

All application materials should be submitted through Interfolio. A complete application consists of (1) a cover letter, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) an official transcript of the highest degree completed (if a Ph.D. is in progress, a transcript showing hours completed toward the Ph.D. is also required), and (4) a statement of religious faith. Finalists will be invited for interview with the department and university administration.

To learn more about the above position, the Honors College, and Baylor University, please visit the appropriate URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/86554 ; www.baylor.edu/honorscollege ; or www.baylor.edu/hr/facultypositions.

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, 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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