Assistant Professor, Philosophy

  • Baylor University, Philosophy Department
  • Waco, TX, USA
  • Aug 12, 2022
Full time Philosophy

Job Description


The Department of Philosophy seeks to make a full-time, regular, tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor rank.  Area of specialization: open.  Area of competence:  at least one period in the history of philosophy or an historically-grounded philosophical tradition.  Expectations include teaching and mentoring students at the graduate and undergraduate level, a significant research and publication agenda, a willingness to pursue appropriate external funding opportunities, collegial involvement in the department's programs and activities, and support for the university's Christian mission. The term of service begins in the Fall semester of 2023.  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.  

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate in the appropriate field of study.  Applicants should provide a CV, letter of application, writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and an official transcript showing the highest degree conferred; teaching portfolio is optional.  The letter of application should respond to Baylor's mission statement, include information about the applicant's religious commitments, and the relationship between those commitments and the applicant's work as a teacher and scholar

Application Details

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

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Application Deadline

Nov 01, 2022