Lecturer, History

  • Baylor University, History Department
  • Baylor University, South 5th Street, Waco, TX, USA
  • Jul 05, 2022
Full time History Languages & Literature Postdoctoral Positions Religious Studies & Theology Women's Studies/Gender Studies

Job Description


Baylor University seeks two full-time Regular Lecturers in History to start August 2023. 

The Department of History seeks two full-time lecturers who may teach Baylor’s core curriculum course, The U.S. in Global Perspective, along with upper-level courses in the history of Europe, Asia, or the Middle East.  Applicants with specializations in continental Europe, history of the Holocaust, women’s & gender history, and history of medicine/science especially encouraged to apply. We are seeking dynamic instructors who are dedicated to teaching history to students at the college level. 

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 transcript showing the most recent degree conferred (if Ph.D. is in progress, also submit a copy of the transcript showing the 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