Assistant Professor of Spanish

Baylor University

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 position within the College of Arts and Sciences:


Assistant Professor of Spanish


Candidates should possess an earned doctorate in the field of Hispanic Linguistics.  You will be asked to provide a letter of interest addressed to Dr. Linda McManness; curriculum vitae; official transcripts showing highest degree conferred (if ABD, also submit official transcript of completed Ph.D. hours), a faith statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation in the application process.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a research and teaching agenda appropriate for an R1 institution and will be encouraged to seek external funding (which could include fellowships, grants, and other forms of external funding).  Native or near native proficiency in Spanish and English.  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

Submission deadline: Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.  To ensure full consideration, complete application materials must be submitted by 10/31/19.

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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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