Department of Biology

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." Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 15,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris.


We invite you to come discover the vision and excitement at Baylor as we seek to fill the following positions in the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology.


Tracking ID#: F010537

POSITION: Assistant Professor Biology, tenure-track

QUALIFICATIONS: Department of Biology is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Immunology or related fields such as Cell or Cancer Biology. We seek an outstanding scientist who will establish competitive and externally funded research program in an area of science relevant to human health and which contributes to broader departmental goals.

Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. and provide evidence of significant research experience supported by an excellent publication record. The ideal candidate should apply molecular and cellular approaches to develop an independent research program with potential for multidisciplinary collaboration.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

RESEARCH: The successful candidate will develop a vibrant, independent and externally-funded research program with a record of ongoing refereed publications in high quality journals.

STUDENT MENTORING: The applicant will be expected to mentor graduate students and involve undergraduates in research. Baylor University offers the Ph.D. in Biology, the Master of Science in Biology, and the Master of Arts in Biology-Health Concentration.

TEACHING: Teaching is expected and assignments will include undergraduate courses in our core sequence and upper level undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of expertise.

RANK AND SALARY: Assistant professor; salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2014 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by October 31, 2014. Appointment effective for fall semester 2015 (August 2015).

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of current and planned research (4 pages max.), three recent publications, teaching philosophy, transcripts (official transcript for doctoral degree), and three professional recommendations from those familiar with your work (also, please provide contact information for these references).

Myeongwoo Lee, PhD., Search Committee Chair
Department of Biology
Baylor University
One Bear Place 97388
Waco, Texas 76798

Electronic submission is preferred and should be submitted to: Immunology_Search@baylor.edu.


Tracking ID#: F010556

POSITION: Lecturer of Biology

QUALIFICATIONS: Department of Biology is seeking applicants for a non tenure-track faculty position at the Lecturer level. Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. and provide evidence of experience and interest in undergraduate instruction. A Ph.D. in anatomy and experience teaching human anatomy lecture and lab strongly preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for multiple lecture and lab sections of Human Anatomy each semester. Additional courses in the undergraduate core curriculum may also be assigned as needed. Opportunities for mentoring undergraduate students engaged in independent study are available.

RANK AND SALARY: Lecturer (teaching, non-tenure track); salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2014 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by December 1, 2014. Appointment effective for fall semester 2015 (August 2015).

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and interest (4 pages max.), teaching philosophy, official transcripts for terminal degree, and three professional recommendations from those familiar with your career (also, please provide contact information for these references).

Mark Taylor, PhD., Search Committee Chair
Department of Biology
Baylor University
One Bear Place 97388
Waco, Texas 76798

Electronic submission is preferred and should be submitted to: HumanAnatomy_Search@baylor.edu.


Tracking ID#: F010690

POSITION: Chair of the Department of Biology

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate should have an outstanding record of research accomplishment, wide national visibility, and demonstrated leadership experience. The Chair must be committed to excellence in teaching, including support of innovative learning paradigms. The Department seeks candidates who use cellular and molecular approaches to investigate basic biological questions with application in the health sciences. The Chair will have an exemplary record of scholarly achievement, a vibrant record in externally funded research (including NIH support), and outstanding leadership qualities and administrative abilities. It is expected that candidates for this position will have an earned doctorate in the biological sciences and experience sufficient to merit appointment with tenure at the rank of Full Professor. The Chair will work with the faculty toward a vision for the future of the Department and toward further advancement of its program through a continuing commitment to excellence in discovery and learning.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Baylor Biology is building a world-class faculty with emphasis on innovative research as a path to discovery of new knowledge. The chair will advance the department's prominence in research and education at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The chair will lead an expansion in the department's research in cell and molecular biology with novel applications in the health sciences. The chair will provide active leadership that sustains the diverse group of current faculty investigating fundamental biological science in its many aspects, including ecology and organismal biology. The Chair should have a clear, strategic vision for further advancing the research and education programs in the Department.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and transcripts. Include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation to:

Martin M. Baker, Vice President
Baker and Associates, LLC
4799 Olde Towne Parkway, Suite 202
Marietta, GA 30068
www.baasearch.com

Materials may be submitted electronically to: mbaker@baasearch.com.


Baylor is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, veterans, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, 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.