Postdoctoral Fellow


Postdoctoral Fellow

Job Identification: 15669
Posting Date:
Job Schedule: Full Time
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Job Description:
Open Date

September 26th 2023


December 1st 2023

What we are looking for:

Position Description

The Department of English seeks a dynamic and creative scholar with a recently awarded Ph.D. to serve as a Postdoctoral Fellow in English for the 2024-2025 academic year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. Teaching assignment will include undergraduate courses in literature courses and first-year writing.


Candidates must have a strong research agenda and be an effective teacher, with the PhD in hand at the start of the appointment. Teaching experience is preferred. Applicants for full-time teaching positions will be asked to provide a statement of religious faith demonstrating understanding and compatibility with Baylor's Christian mission. Selected candidate will be required to attend an interview with university administration. Employment will be contingent on the successful completion of a background check.

Application Instructions

Please use the link provided to apply.

During your application you will be required to upload: (1) a cover letter, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) an official transcript of the highest degree completed (if a Ph.D. is in progress, a transcript showing hours completed toward that degree is also required), (4) three confidential letters of recommendation, (5) a writing sample of 20-30 pages, and (6) a statement of religious faith indicating your denominational affiliation and involvement in a faith community.

What you can expect:

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.

About Us:
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. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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