Assistant or Associate Professor, History - Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Baylor University, History Department
  • Baylor University, South 5th Street, Waco, TX, USA
  • Jul 05, 2022
Full time History Postdoctoral Positions Religious Studies & Theology

Job Description


Baylor University seeks an Assistant to Associate Professor of Sub-Saharan Africa to start August 2023. 

The Department of History seeks a specialist in sub-Saharan African History to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in this area. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a research and teaching agenda appropriate for an R-1 institution and a willingness to seek external research funding.

About Baylor University: Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of 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. 

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate by August 2023 in the appropriate field of study. 

Application Details

You will be asked to provide a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; a copy of the official transcript for the highest degree conferred (if Ph.D. is in progress, the applicant should submit a copy of the official transcript showing Ph.D. hours completed); and a list of three references. Applicants considered for interviews will be asked to provide a response to Baylor’s Christian mission. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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Application Deadline

October 1, 2022 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time