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Assistant/Associate Professor of Christian Scriptures or Practical Theology

Baylor University, George W. Truett Theological Seminary
Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Aug 28, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Religion
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Salary Band
Commensurate with Experience
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 or tenured faculty position within the George W. Truett Theological Seminary:

 Assistant or Associate Professor in Christian Scriptures or Practical Theology

The successful candidate will support the core curriculum by teaching in her or his respective discipline (Christian Scriptures or Practical Theology) while also contributing to course offerings in the Black Church Studies program. Applicants are encouraged to review Truett’s Catalog and course descriptions: The candidate is expected to be actively involved in research and publication. They should possess an earned doctorate in either biblical studies or practical theology, with preference given to those also holding an M.Div. and have ministry experience.

Candidates will be asked to provide a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and a list of three references in the application process. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021. Applications will be considered until November 15, though early applications are encouraged.

To learn more about the above position, including how to make application, please visit:

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