Assistant Professor of History, Britain and British Empire – Baylor University

Subfield: Religion

Application Deadline: October 1, 2022


Baylor University seeks an Assistant Professor of Britain and British Empire to start August 2023. 

The Department of History seeks a specialist in the history of Britain and British Empire, subfield in religion preferred, to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in this area. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a research and teaching agenda appropriate for an R-1 institution and a willingness to seek external research funding.

About Baylor University: Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of 21,000 students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having just been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in 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 giving faculty and staff the chance 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. 


Candidates should possess an earned doctorate by August 2023 in the appropriate field of study. 

Application Instructions

You will be asked to provide a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; a copy of the transcript showing the most recent degree conferred (if Ph.D. is in progress, also submit a copy of the transcript showing the Ph.D. hours completed); and a list of three references. Applicants considered for interviews will be asked to provide a response to Baylor’s Christian mission. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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