Assistant to Associate Professor, Tenure-Track

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The Department of Religion at Baylor University seeks to fill a position at the rank of Assistant to Associate Professor in New Testament to start August 1, 2025. The Department of Religion offers both undergraduate and Ph.D. courses. 

About Baylor University: Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of 21,000 diverse students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in January 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 allowing faculty and staff 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. 


  • The successful candidate must have a Ph.D., Th.D., or D.Phil.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated R1 research agenda,  and the ability to seek external funding.
  • Teaching experience preferred.
  • The ability to attract and mentor doctoral students is desirable.
  • The successful candidate will also demonstrate active involvement in Baptist congregational life.

Application Instructions

All application materials should be submitted through Interfolio.  The application deadline is September 1, 2024 by 11:00 p.m. CST.

Please include:

  • A cover letter
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • A transcript (official or unofficial) of the highest university degree conferred; if a Ph.D. is in progress, a copy of the current transcript showing hours completed toward the Ph.D. is also required
  • The names, email addresses, and physical addresses of three recommenders.

All applicants must also complete the self-disclosed Religious Affiliation Form in Interfolio.