Professor of World Christianity and Witness

Website George W. Truett Theological Seminary


Baylor University  

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

Baylor seeks to fill the following faculty position within the George W. Truett Theological Seminary:


World Christianity and Witness

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (tenure-track or tenured), or Clinical Associate or Full Professor

Applications are welcomed from scholars who work within and have the capacity to teach in the areas of World Christianity and Witness, which might include specialization in Evangelism, History of Christian Missions, Contextualization, Church Planting, Intercultural Studies, Global Theology, World Christianity, or World Religions. Candidates must possess an earned research doctorate, such as a Ph.D., Th.D. or D.Miss., in the appropriate field of study with preference for those also holding the M.Div. Teaching and research experience are required and ministry experience strongly preferred. Service within Truett Seminary, to Baylor University, and the wider community are expected as well. 

Please submit a letter of interest (cover letter), a curriculum vitae, and academic transcripts through Interfolio (see below).  Candidates may subsequently be asked to provide three letters of reference, a philosophy of teaching statement, and written responses to specific questions. Completed applications will be reviewed beginning on December 1, 2022. Applications will be received until the position is filled, but not later than December 15, 2022. Questions concerning this position may be directed to: Dr. Michael Stroope, search committee chair: .


Interested candidates seeking a tenure-track or tenured position may apply for the position at the rank of Assistant, Associate Professor or Full Professor: .

Interested candidates who have extensive ministry experience but are not seeking a tenure-track or tenured position may apply for the position at the rank of Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor: .

Only one application is necessary.


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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.

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