Thursday, September 13, 2012

JOB: Baylor University

Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation


Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor University is the oldest university in Texas and the world’s largest Baptist University. Baylor’s mission is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as Baylor aspires to become a top tier research university while reaffirming and strengthening its distinctive Christian mission as described in Baylor Pro Futuris (

We invite you to come discover the vision and excitement, explore the forward momentum and join a faculty of depth and breadth as we seek to fill the following faculty position in the School of Education, Department of Health, Human Performance, and RecreationPosition: Assistant Professor in Sport Foundations, Tenure-Track

Qualifications: An earned doctorate by August 1, 2013 in Sport Philosophy, Sport Ethics/Religion, Sport Sociology, Sport History, or a related field; a strong commitment to mentor and develop students; and a record of or the potential for conducting research. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and evidence of scholarly productivity, active participation in professional organizations and to applicants whose philosophy is compatible with the stated mission of the University to be a world-class institution dedicated to Christian principles and ideals.

Responsibilities: Develop and teach undergraduate and possibly graduate courses in the aforementioned areas. It is expected that the successful applicant will pursue an active research agenda in an area of specialization, secure external funding, and provide service to the university and the profession.

Salary and Beginning Date: The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and professional experience. The anticipated date of appointment is August, 2013.

Application: Review of completed applications will begin Nov. 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. To insure full consideration applications should be completed by Nov. 15, 2012.  Applicants should send a formal letter of application; curriculum vitae; a copy of transcripts documenting terminal degree; the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references; and samples of research publications to: 
Dr. Glenn Miller, Search Committee ChairDept. of HHPRBaylor UniversityOne Bear Place #97313 Waco, TX 76798 Phone: 254-710-4001; Fax: 254-710-3527.
Materials may be submitted electronically to: See for more information about the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation and the position.

 Baylor is a Baptist university, affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply

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