We are searching for several open faculty positions in the Department of Educational Psychology at Baylor University. Two of these positions focus specifically on children and youth with disabilities and fall within our special education and/or applied behavior analysis programs. Each involves affiliation with the Baylor Center for Developmental Disabilities and an array of interdisciplinary opportunities within a growing R1 university. To learn more and apply, visit: https://www.baylor.edu/soe/index.php?id=936561
DEPARTMENT: The Department of Educational Psychology in Baylor’s School of Education emphasizes interdisciplinary research and training focused on improving services and outcomes for children and youth from a range of diverse backgrounds. We offer undergraduate and graduate programs in the areas of applied behavior analysis, gifted and talented education, school psychology, special education, and quantitative research methods. Our faculty are passionate about conducting rigorous and relevant research as we prepare future practitioners, scholars, researchers, and leaders. Our special education program addresses pressing needs in the field by equipping the next generation of educators and faculty. Our applied behavior analysis program offers concentrations at both the master’s and doctoral levels.
CENTER: The Baylor Center on Development Disabilities (https://bcdd.soe.baylor.edu) invests in research, training, outreach, and clinical services to promote the flourishing of people with disabilities, their families, and communities. This interdisciplinary Center hosts a growing number of programs, clinics, projects, and events focused on addressing pressing needs in our community and state. It strives to partner with school districts, disability organizations, and community groups to meet the needs of individuals and families from culturally and economically diverse backgrounds. The Center currently hosts three clinics focused on the educational, behavioral, social, and related needs of children with disabilities.
SCHOOL: For more than 100 years, the School of Education has advanced Baylor University's mission across the globe while preparing students for a range of careers focused on education, leadership, and human development. With more than 60 full-time faculty members, the School's growing research and outreach portfolio complements its long-standing commitment to excellence in teaching and mentorship. Baylor School of Education's undergraduate teacher education programs have earned national distinction for innovative partnerships with local schools that provide future educators with deep clinical preparation. Likewise, the School's graduate programs have attained national recognition for their exemplary preparation of research scholars, educational leaders, innovators, and clinicians. Graduate enrollments continue to rise, with more than 700 students pursuing advanced study and professional preparation through 17 graduate program options, including M.A., M.S.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., and Ph.D. levels.
Through exciting new academic initiatives both at home and abroad and several new searches underway for faculty colleagues, the School is in a period of significant expansion and deepened impact through the production of meaningful, high-quality research and the preparation of outstanding leaders, teachers, and clinicians. To learn more about the School of Education, please visit baylor.edu/soe.
UNIVERSITY: Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of 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 January 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 allowing faculty and staff 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.
DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by October 15, 2023.
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.