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Assistant Professor

Baylor University, Philosophy Department

Job Title: Assistant Professor
Reference Code: F018235 F018236
Job Location: Waco , TX
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Humanities: other
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-10-18
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor
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.” 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. 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, ( www.baylor.edu/profuturis/ ) and academic strategic plan, Illuminate ( www.baylor.edu/illuminate/).

For the first position, the Dept especially welcomes applicants with an AOS in one or more of the following areas: epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, philosophy of action, or the history of these areas.

For the second position, the Dept especially welcomes applicants with an AOS in one or more of the following areas: aesthetics, ethical theory, moral and social philosophy, philosophy of history and culture, or the history of these areas.

In each case applications are welcome from philosophers working in different traditions and approaches: analytical, phenomenological, hermeneutical, etc. For both positions a serious interest and competence in the history of philosophy is desirable.

Job Requirements

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate in the appropriate field of study. Candidates will be asked to provide a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; official transcripts showing highest degree conferred (if ABD, also submit official transcript of completed Ph.D. hours), a writing sample, and a list of three references in the application process. Please have your references send their letters directly to us. The letter of application should respond to Baylor’s mission statement, and include an account of the applicant’s religious commitments, and the relationship between those commitments and the applicant’s work as a teacher and scholar.

Information and Application Process Instructions

To learn more about the above position, The College of Arts and Sciences and Baylor University, please visit: https://jobs.baylor.edu. or www.baylor.edu/philosophy

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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E-Mail: philosophy_dept@baylor.edu

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