Department of Anthropology

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 and Sciences, Department of Anthropology.

Tracking ID#: F009502

POSITION: A tenure track anthropologist at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. For more information about the Department of Anthropology at Baylor and to learn more about our programs, please visit our departmental website:

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will have a PhD and a strong commitment to both research and undergraduate teaching in environmental or medical anthropology. Our program currently focuses on human adaptations to environmental change, climate change and globalization and the candidates teaching and research should complement and strengthen this focus.

Geographical specialization is open. The successful candidate will have a proven record of scholarly accomplishments.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Undergraduate teaching, active research and publication with a zealous quest for external funding to support research, and collegial participation in the work of the department, including development of a PhD program.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning September 27, 2013 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete application materials must be submitted by October 19, 2013.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application including a synopsis of research plans and a brief statement on your teaching experience and philosophy, a current curriculum vitae, and transcripts. Include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Garrett Cook, Search Committee Chair
Baylor University
Department of Anthropology
One Bear Place # 97173
Waco, Texas 76798-7173

Materials may be submitted electronically to:

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.