Full-time Political Science Lecturer, non-tenure track, Comparative Politics and/or American Politics

  • Faculty
  • Political Science
  • Waco, Texas

Website Baylor University

Position Description

The Department of Political Science at Baylor University invites applications for Full-time Lecturer, non-tenure track, in comparative politics and/or American politics. This position emphasizes excellent teaching. We are looking for a candidate whose teaching emphasis includes race and ethnic relations and related topics in the US context or from a comparative international perspective. The department is open to candidates with any regional focus and methodological approach. Applicants may also contribute to the flourishing MA and PhD programs and to the direction of the undergraduate public service internship program and other engaged learning initiatives in the College of Arts and Sciences. Review of applications will begin as they are received. To assure full consideration applications should arrive by September 15, 2023.


Candidates should possess an earned doctorate in Political Science in the field of Comparative politics or American politics.

Application Instructions

Please submit in Interfolio a letter of application, a current CV, official transcripts showing the highest degree conferred, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a writing sample, and a statement of participation in a faith community in the Judeo-Christian tradition.

Inquiries about this position can be directed to the co-chairs of the search committee, Pat Flavin (Patrick_J_Flavin@baylor.edu) or Ivy Hamerly (Ivy_Hamerly@baylor.edu).



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.

Equal Employment Opportunity 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, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylor’s commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others.  Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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