Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation

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.

Baylor seeks to fill the following faculty positions in the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation.


POSITION: Health Science Studies Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor

QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements include an earned doctorate in a science, medical, and/or health related field; the ability to teach introductory courses in health sciences, human anatomy/physiology, and courses such as structural kinesiology and research methods; a strong commitment to mentoring students and coordinating professional development activities. Appropriate professional certifications and/or credentials preferred. A record of academic training, clinical experience and/or teaching, research and professional experience that merits the rank of Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach undergraduate introductory courses in health sciences, human anatomy/physiology, and courses such as structural kinesiology, research methods and ethics in healthcare; mentor students; assist with the coordination and facilitation of professional development opportunities and internship experiences, and; establish and sustain collaborative partnerships - within the University, medical community and/or public/private sectors - for enhancing teaching, professional research and service activities.

RANK AND SALARY: Salary is commensurate with professional experience and qualifications. Applicants whose philosophy is compatible with the stated mission of the University to be a world-class institution dedicated to Christian principles and ideals will be considered.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning September 24, 2014 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by November 7, 2014.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The credential package should include a formal letter of application specifically addressing how you, the applicant, meet each of the listed qualifications; your teaching philosophy; and how your set of gifts, abilities and experiences might contribute to developing undergraduate students. In addition, include a curriculum vitae, official transcripts, samples of research publications, three letters of recommendation, and contact information for five references. Electronic (PDF) copies of all application materials are required. Send to: Dr. Deborah Johnston; Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation; e-mail: Phone: 254-710-4020.

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The Baylor Master of Public Health (MPH) Program, CEPH-accredited in 2013, currently includes a concentration in community health, a bachelor’s/master’s joint degree in this concentration, and an emphasis area in global health; and will soon expand to include other public health concentrations. The individual who fills this position will join a strong core of public health faculty that is engaged in cross-disciplinary partnerships in our Department of HHPR, the College of Health and Human Sciences, and with other health-related disciplines at Baylor University.


POSITION: Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Health/Epidemiology

QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in epidemiology or related field with evidence of epidemiology training; experience or the ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in epidemiology; a record of or strong potential for obtaining external funding and conducting epidemiology-focused public health research; a record of or strong potential for partnering with a wide base of public health partners and mentoring public health students.

RESPONSIBILITIES: It is expected that the successful applicant will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in epidemiology and related courses, engage in the programmatic work and activities of the MPH Program, pursue an active epidemiology-based research agenda, secure appropriate external funding, and provide service to the university and the public health profession.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: To guarantee consideration, applications must be complete by November 7, 2014 The review of completed applications will continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The application package must include a formal letter of application (specifically addressing how you meet the qualifications and can fulfill responsibilities described in this position announcement), three letters of recommendation, a list of names and contact information of three references, your full curriculum vitae, copies of degree transcripts, and samples of research publications. Electronic (PDF) copies of all application materials are preferred.

Send to:

Dr. Eva Doyle, Search Committee Chair
MPH Program
One Bear Place # 97313
Waco, Texas 76798-7313
Phone: 254-710-4023
Fax: 254-710-3527

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 amoung it's selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.