Department of Environmental Science

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 continually 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 & Sciences, Department of Environmental Science.


Tracking ID#: F010524

POSITION: Assistant or Associate Professor of Environmental Science

QUALIFICATIONS: The Department of Environmental Science at Baylor University is pleased to accept applications for a tenure-track faculty position. The area of specialization is open to any field of environmental science; however the most immediate need in the department involves environmental health science. A successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in an environmental, life, physical, or health science discipline and will have a competitive research record. Post-doctoral experience is preferred. The successful candidate will have a tenure line in the dynamic Department of Environmental Science and will be expected to contribute strongly to interdisciplinary research. Additional information regarding the Department of Environmental Science, our current research interests, and this position announcement is available at www.baylor.edu/environmentalscience.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will develop a vibrant, independent and externally-funded research program with a record of refereed publications in high quality journals. The applicant will be expected to mentor and support graduate students, and involve undergraduates in research. Baylor University offers a Master of Science in Environmental Science, Master of Environmental Studies, Master of Public Health, as well as interdisciplinary Ph.D. degrees through The Institute of Ecological, Earth and Environmental Sciences and the Institute of Biomedical Studies. Teaching assignments will include undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of expertise. Expected start date is August 2015.

RANK AND SALARY and START-UP: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: To ensure full consideration, complete application materials must be submitted by October 24, 2014

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please electronically submit a 1-3 page statement of teaching and statement of research, current curriculum vitae, and official transcripts. Also, include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation. All application material should be directed to: ENV_Science@baylor.edu using the subject ENV Faculty Search 2014. If electronic submissions are not possible, direct hard copies to:

Kristine Hughes, Office Manager
Attn. Dr. Sascha Usenko, Search Committee Chair
Dept. of Environmental Science
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97266
Waco, Texas 76798-7266
254-710-3443 or 254-710-3405


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