Department of Psychology & Neuroscience

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 Psychology and Neuroscience.


Tracking ID#: F010652

POSITION: The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Baylor University invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level effective fall 2015.

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will be able to develop and maintain an externally-funded program of research and demonstrate excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Consistent with Baylor University's new vision, Pro Futuris, candidates engaging in funded or fundable health science related research are especially encouraged to apply.

Minimum qualifications include: A Ph.D. in psychology or related field.

RESPONSIBILITIES: In addition to establishing an externally-funded program of research, this position includes both undergraduate and graduate teaching responsibilities. We are searching for a colleague able to teach a broad range of courses related to social psychology, including behavioral medicine/health psychology.

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. To ensure full consideration, complete application materials must be submitted by October 15, 2014.

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

Dr. Jim H. Patton, Search Committee Chair
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97334
Waco, Texas 76798-7334

Materials may be submitted electronically to: Jim_Patton@Baylor.edu.


Tracking ID#: F010739

POSITION: The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Baylor University invites applications for a lecturer position beginning August 2015. This is a non-tenure track position.

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have a doctoral degree in Psychology (or related field). A record of excellent undergraduate teaching is highly desirable.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be able to teach a broad set of undergraduate courses such as Introductory Psychology, Research Methods, Lifespan Development, and/or Abnormal Psychology. Although the area of specialization is open, special consideration will be given to those who can contribute to our quantitative and lecture/lab course offerings.

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. To ensure full consideration, complete application materials must be submitted by October 15, 2014.

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

Dr. Charles A. Weaver, Search Committee Chair
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97334
Waco, Texas 76798-7334

Materials may be submitted electronically to: psysearch2@Baylor.edu.


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.