Curator, Armstrong Browning Library— Baylor University Libraries

Post date: Mar 23, 2020

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, (www.baylor.edu/profuturis/) and academic strategic plan, Illuminate (baylor.edu/illuminate). As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries.

Baylor seeks to fill the following curator position within the Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University Libraries.

The Armstrong Browning Library’s curator is instrumental in providing access to and promoting the use of the Armstrong Browning Library’s unique collections. The Curator supports the mission of Baylor University by sharing a highly focused collection of nineteenth-century research materials with Baylor students and scholars from around the globe in order to stimulate critical thinking, disciplinary and interdisciplinary scholarship, and transformational education. The Curator will provide exceptional research and reference services and support, engage with the curriculum to enhance teaching and learning, support the teaching and research needs of Baylor faculty and students and the broader scholarly community through collection development, and participate in outreach activities. This is a full-time, 12-month academic professional position with faculty status.

Initial review of applications will begin on April 6th, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. All applicants must submit an online application through: https://apply.interfolio.com/73634

The following materials are required for an application to be considered complete: cover letter addressing the position description and candidate’s qualifications; current curriculum vitae; contact information (names, email addresses, and phone numbers) for three potential references from whom letters of recommendation may be requested and who may be contacted; and unofficial transcripts.

To learn more about the above position, the Armstrong Browning Library, and Baylor University, visit https://www.baylor.edu/browninglibrary/ . For questions about the position or application process contact Laura French (Laura_J_French@Baylor.edu), chair of the search committee or www.baylor.edu/hr/facultypositions.

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.