Lecturer/Assistant Director of UWC

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, www.baylor.edu/profuturis/ and academic strategic plan, Illuminate www.baylor.edu/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 non-tenure-track faculty position within the College of Arts and Sciences:


The Professional Writing and Rhetoric Program within the Department of English seeks a full-time lecturer to serve half-time as Assistant Director of the University Writing Center and to teach a half-time load of undergraduate writing courses—either first-year or upper-level. Experience working in writing centers is required, and experience teaching advanced composition or technical writing is desired. Candidates should be able to demonstrate teaching excellence and a dedication to undergraduate teaching and should have the Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition (or a related field) in hand at the start of the appointment.

Applications will be made through Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/67222).  To ensure full consideration, applications for this position should be submitted by December 1, 2019.  You will be asked to provide a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a copy of an official transcript showing the highest degree conferred (if the Ph.D. is in progress, a copy of the official transcript of completed Ph.D. hours should also be submitted), a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation.   Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.  The position offers generous benefits in a rapidly growing town with beautiful parks and a thriving business district.

To learn more about the above position, the College of Arts and Sciences, and Baylor University, please visit the appropriate URL: https://www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences/ or https://jobs.baylor.edu.

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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