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Assistant Professor in Curriculum and Instruction: Elementary Literacy/Reading Education (Tenure-Track)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application includes a letter of application; curriculum vitae; completed application form; and a copy of transcripts documenting terminal degree (original required prior to on campus interview). Candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted via Interfolio (these references should be named in the candidate’s cover letter). Original reference letters and official transcripts may be requested later. Materials must be submitted electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/44398

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Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor in Curriculum and Instruction: Elementary Literacy/Reading Education (Tenure-Track)
Vacancy Number (HISTORICAL) F014817
Vacancy Number F014817
Position Type Faculty
City Waco
State TX
Zip 76798
Position Description

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 strategic vision, Pro Futuris (http://www.baylor.edu/profuturis/). As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has almost 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

Baylor’s School of Education, which will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2019, ranks among the nation’s top 20 education schools located at private universities. With 50 full-time faculty members, the school’s growing research portfolio complements its long-standing commitment to excellence in teaching and student mentoring.

The school boasts an array of excellent academic offerings in three academic departments—Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership and Educational Psychology. Baylor’s undergraduate program in teacher education, enrolling 450 students, has earned the School of Education national distinction for its innovative partnerships with local schools that provide future teachers deep clinical preparation. Nearly 175 graduate students pursue advanced study and professional preparation in master’s, EdS, EdD, PhD programs.

Through exciting new academic initiatives both at home and abroad and searches underway for eight new faculty colleagues, the school has entered into a period of significant expansion and of deepened impact through the production of meaningful, high-quality research and the preparation of outstanding leaders, teachers and clinicians.

Rank Assistant Professor
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Responsibilities

The teacher education program in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction includes an undergraduate degree in elementary education and masters and doctoral degrees with emphasis in Literacy/Reading education. The primary responsibilities of this position include:

Teaching in the undergraduate and/or graduate programs; pursuing a relevant research and publication agenda; participating in individual or collaborative activities to secure external funding; recruiting and mentoring students, including EdD and PhD graduate assistants; and providing service to the department, university and profession.

Required Qualifications

Consistent with the stated mission of the University to be a world-class institution dedicated to Christian principles and ideals the qualifications for the position include:
Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, Literacy, Reading, Elementary Education, or closely related field (in hand at appointment start date); record of continuing scholarship or potential for establishing a scholarly record; evidence of, or strong potential for, grant writing and grant-funded research; and teaching experience in grades PK-6.

Preferred Qualifications
Rank and Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Part-Time / Full-Time Full Time
Special Conditions for Eligibility

Posting Detail Information

About Baylor

Working at Baylor is so much more than simply having a job! As part of the Baylor family, employees not only receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, and fantastic automatic retirement contributions, they also get to experience Baylor.

-Experience the culture of working for an institution consistently ranked as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education
-Experience a mission driven organization based on a strong Christian commitment (www.baylor.edu/about)
-Experience Baylor academics with outstanding tuition remission for eligible staff and qualified dependents
-Experience our beautiful campus with access to libraries, museums, and recreational facilities such as our fitness center, athletic courts, an indoor swimming pool, and the Baylor marina to name a few
-Experience our great dining facilities and enjoy an employee discount
-Experience Baylor athletics with reduced admission or free access to athletic events
-Experience Baylor through many more wonderful events and programs that take place on campus each year
-Conveniently located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is approximately 90 miles from both the Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin areas. To learn more about life in Waco, visit http://wacochamber.com/community/about-waco.

EEO Statement

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 among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Desired Start Date 08/01/2018
Open Date 09/12/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application includes a letter of application; curriculum vitae; completed application form; and a copy of transcripts documenting terminal degree (original required prior to on campus interview). Candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted via Interfolio (these references should be named in the candidate’s cover letter). Original reference letters and official transcripts may be requested later.

Materials must be submitted electronically to:
http://apply.interfolio.com/44398

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