Baylor University Legal Writing Lecturer (3 open positions) in Waco, Texas

Job Title Legal Writing Lecturer (3 open positions)

Vacancy Number (HISTORICAL) F016202

Vacancy Number F016202

Position Type Faculty

City Waco

State TX

Zip 76798

Position Description

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally-ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The university is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has almost 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

Rank Lecturer

Tenure Information Non-Tenure Track


Responsibilities include working with other faculty members of the Baylor Law Writing Program to create, teach and grade assignments for the Legal Analysis, Research & Communications classes and coordinating all of the writing efforts across all three years of the curriculum to ensure consistency and best management of resources.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must possess a juris doctor. For at least one of the three positions, candidates must have at least 3 years of transactional legal writing experience, including drafting contracts and business entity governing documents.

Preferred Qualifications

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 06/01/2018

Open Date 02/27/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by March 31, 2018.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and transcripts (copies will suffice for now. Originals will be required should you be selected as a finalist). Include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation. Submissions should be sent in PDF form electronically to: