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. (www.baylor.edu/profuturis/). As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has almost 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.
Baylor seeks to fill the following faculty position in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.
TRACKING ID#: BearQuest# 71673
POSITION: Regular Lecturer in German
QUALIFICATIONS: M.A. required, Ph.D. preferred; native or near-native proficiency in German and English, and proven excellence in undergraduate teaching. Experience living, studying or working in a German-speaking country preferred.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach primarily elementary and intermediate German language courses, as well as occasionally upper-level courses. The successful candidate will be expected to provide leadership in extracurricular activities for students and to participate in other service activities.
Lecturers in the Department of Modern Languages & Cultures, German & Russian Division, are integral members of the faculty. They participate fully in the academic life of the University and may receive professional development support. For more information, refer to Baylor University Policy 716 “Lecturers and Senior Lecturers” at http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php?id=42366
RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by November 1, 2017.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, official graduate transcripts, Statement of Teaching Philosophy and three confidential letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted electronically through Interfolio.com via the following link:
Inquiries about the position may be addressed to the German Lecturer Search Committee Chair Dr. Jennifer Good, Jennifer_Good@baylor.edu.
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.