Associate or Full Professor of Spanish; Director, Division of Spanish and Portuguese

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:


Associate or Full Professor of Spanish

Director, Division of Spanish and Portuguese


Candidates should possess an earned doctorate in a related field. specialization open.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a research and teaching agenda appropriate for an R-1 institution and will be encouraged to seek external funding (which could include fellowships, grants, and other forms). 

The Division Director provides leadership for a Division with more than 30 full-time faculty members.  The Division Director’s duties include overseeing the daily operation of the Division, engaging in short- and long-term planning, assisting the Department Chair with faculty recruitment and evaluation and coordinating curricular planning and assessment and, with the assistance of the Director of Undergraduate Studies in Spanish, scheduling classes and recruiting and advising students. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please  provide a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; official transcripts showing conferral of the doctorate degree, faith statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation to the following Interfolio link:

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.  To ensure full consideration, please submit completed applications by November 15, 2019

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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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