Assistant or Associate Professor in Christian Scriptures or Practical Theology


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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, ( and academic strategic plan, Illuminate ( As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries.

Baylor seeks to fill the following tenure-track or tenured faculty position within the George W. Truett Theological Seminary:

Assistant or Associate Professor in Christian Scriptures or Practical Theology

The faculty member will also have a demonstrable connection to and expected participation within the Black Church Studies Program.

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate in either biblical studies or practical theology with preference given to those with an M.Div. and ministerial experience.

Candidates will be asked to provide a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and a list of three references in the application process. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021. Applications will be considered until November 15, though early applications are encouraged.

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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 as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.


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