Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor University is the oldest university in Texas and the world's largest Baptist University. Baylor's mission is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as Baylor aspires to become a top tier research university while reaffirming and strengthening its distinctive Christian mission as described in 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 Geology.
Tracking ID#: F009362
POSITION: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track); August 2014 start date
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Geology, Hydrogeology, Hydrology, Hydraulics or a closely related discipline with a strong emphasis on numerical modeling of surface and/or groundwater systems. Integration of measurements from Earth and space-based sensors, hydrogeophysics and other ground based measurements is encouraged. Research areas may range in scope from the critical zone to global hydrologic cycles and sustainability. Regardless of research focus area, enthusiasm for interdisciplinary research and cultivation of new collaborations is essential to this position.
The Department of Geology is a dynamic department with strong research programs in petroleum geology, terrestrial paleoclimatology, geophysics and related sub-disciplines. Additionally, the Department of Geology has close ties to several interdisciplinary research units comprised of faculty from several different departments within the sciences. These include the Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems Research (CRASR), Center for Spatial Research (CSR) and The Institute of Ecological, Earth and Environmental Science (TIEEES). The successful candidate is expected to collaborate on research projects with faculty from these units.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will teach courses in hydrologic/hydrogeologic systems modeling, establish and participate in externally-funded research, and successfully mentor Ph.D. candidates to graduation.
RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, transcripts, and a description of your research plan and teaching philosophy. Include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation to:
Dr. Joe C. Yelderman, Search Committee Chair
One Bear Place #97354
Waco, Texas 76798-7354
Baylor is a Baptist University affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.