Baylor University Clinical Assistant Professor of Middle and Secondary Education (Non-Tenure Track) in Waco, Texas

Job Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Middle and Secondary Education (Non-Tenure Track)

Vacancy Number (HISTORICAL) F013477

Vacancy Number F013477

Position Type Faculty

City Waco

State TX

Zip 76798

Position Description

Baylor’s School of Education, which will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2019, ranks among the nation’s top 20 education schools located at private universities. With 50 full-time faculty members, the school’s growing research portfolio complements its long-standing commitment to excellence in teaching and student mentoring.

The school boasts an array of excellent academic offerings in three academic departments – Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership and Educational Psychology. Baylor’s undergraduate program in teacher education, enrolling 450 students, has earned the School of Education national distinction for its innovative partnerships with local schools that provide future teachers deep clinical preparation. Nearly 175 graduate students pursue advanced study and professional preparation in Master’s, Ed.S., Ed.D. and Ph.D. programs.

Through exciting new academic initiatives both at home and abroad and searches underway for eight new faculty colleagues, the school has entered into a period of significant expansion and of deepened impact through the production of meaningful, high-quality research and the preparation of outstanding leaders, teachers and clinicians.

Rank Clinical Assistant Professor

Tenure Information Non-Tenure Track


This faculty member will have three primary roles:
• Providing high quality instruction for the middle and secondary teacher candidates in field-based seminars and instructional methods courses; • Providing support/leadership for school improvement on the Professional Development School campuses; and, • Establishing a research agenda related to preparing teachers in a field-based or clinical setting.

Additional responsibilities may include: • Serving as a University Liaison at a PDS site, • Supervising field placements • Mentoring adjunct faculty and graduate teaching assistants who supervise or teach in the field based program, and • Teaching middle or secondary education courses.

Required Qualifications

Consistent with the stated mission of the University to be a world-class institution dedicated to Christian principles and ideals, the qualifications for the position include: • Earned doctorate in appropriate field (by Fall 2017); • Evidence of continuing scholarship or potential for establishing a research agenda related to preparing teachers in a field-based or clinical setting; • Experience teaching in PK-12 settings; and • Expertise in at least one of the following areas at the middle or secondary level: English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies or urban education

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants with: • Expertise in developing and obtaining grants or other external funding; • Expertise in working with diverse student populations; and/or • Experience in professional development schools or other field-based programs

Rank and Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Part-Time / Full-Time Full Time

Special Conditions for Eligibility

Posting Detail Information

About Baylor

Working at Baylor is so much more than simply having a job! As part of the Baylor family, employees not only receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, and fantastic automatic retirement contributions, they also get to experience Baylor.

-Experience the culture of working for an institution consistently ranked as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education -Experience a mission driven organization based on a strong Christian commitment ( -Experience Baylor academics with outstanding tuition remission for eligible staff and qualified dependents -Experience our beautiful campus with access to libraries, museums, and recreational facilities such as our fitness center, athletic courts, an indoor swimming pool, and the Baylor marina to name a few -Experience our great dining facilities and enjoy an employee discount -Experience Baylor athletics with reduced admission or free access to athletic events -Experience Baylor through many more wonderful events and programs that take place on campus each year -Conveniently located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is approximately 90 miles from both the Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin areas. To learn more about life in Waco, visit

EEO 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, 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 among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Desired Start Date 08/01/2017

Open Date 10/06/2016

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application includes a letter of application; curriculum vitae; completed application form; a copy of transcripts documenting terminal degree (original required prior to on campus interview); and, three letters of reference. Materials should be submitted electronically to: