Associate Professor to (Full) Professor of History – Southwest Borderlands
History, Baylor University (Waco, Texas)
October 13, 2023
Post date: July 6, 2023


Baylor University seeks an Associate Professor to (Full) Professor of Southwest Borderlands History to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses & conduct research in this area. Details for this position can be found at Interfolio, and will open on July 1, 2023.  


The successful candidate will 

  • hold a doctorate in History or a related field. 

  • be able to demonstrate a research and teaching agenda appropriate for an R1 institution and a willingness to seek external research funding. 

We especially welcome applications from candidates whose expertise could include the history of Indigenous peoples and/or who could teach Texas history.  

About Baylor  

Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of around 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.  


Application Instructions 

Please submit the following initial materials electronically via Interfolio, (a) letter of interest, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) an official transcript for the highest degree conferred, and (d) a list of three references with contact information. The application deadline for initial materials is Friday, October 13, 2023.  

  At a later time, applicants considered for interviews will be asked to provide a response to Baylor's Christian mission, a sample syllabus, and an article-length writing sample representative of current research (published or unpublished). Recommendation letters will also be requested from references at this time.  

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