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Baylor University seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position within the Department of Classics at the Assistant Professor rank effective Fall 2024. We are searching for a collaborative faculty member with research experience in any area of Classical Studies. (To view position and apply:

Click on the links to learn more about the College of Arts & Sciences and the Department of Classics.

Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of around 21,000 diverse students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having 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 have:

▪ an earned PhD in Classics or a related field by the time of appointment

▪ an active research program

▪ evidence of the potential to generate extramural funding

▪ teaching experience at the undergraduate level is also preferred

Questions concerning the position should be directed to Kenneth R. Jones, Search Committee Chair, at

Application Materials

Please submit the following materials electronically via Interfolio: (a) letter of application, (b) statement describing research program and funding possibilities, (c) statement of teaching interests and experience, (d) current curriculum vitae, (e) transcript from the PhD-granting institution (an unofficial copy is acceptable for the application; an official transcript will be required from candidates invited to an on-campus interview), and (f) contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Candidates invited for an on-campus interview will need to provide official transcripts. Complete applications must be submitted by 9/15/2023.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylor’s commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.