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.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris (www.baylor.edu/profuturis/), and academic strategic plan, Illuminate (www.baylor.edu/illuminate). As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries.
Baylor seeks to fill the following tenure-track faculty position within the Department of Biology:
Assistant Professor in Comparative Mammalian Physiology
The Department of Biology in the College of Arts & Sciences (www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences/) seeks applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position (Assistant Professor) in the area of comparative mammalian physiology. We are specifically seeking a candidate whose research is relevant to human disease and health with training in vertebrate physiology including (but not limited to) integrative physiology, metabolic physiology, environmental physiology, endocrinology or stress physiology. Successful candidates will show a strong record of innovative and integrative research or future potential and will be expected to establish a competitive and externally funded research program that contributes to broader departmental goals as well as emerging and existing university-wide initiatives in Global Health. Further, this candidate will contribute to service and leadership within the department, the university, and the scientific community. The Department of Biology has 20 graduate faculty and is in a period of expansion with three concurrent tenure-track searches underway. Our graduate programs in the areas of 1) Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal (EEO) Biology, and 2) Cell, Molecular, Health and Disease (CMHD) Biology are growing rapidly. This comparative mammalian physiology position is a position critical to the ongoing research success of both our EEOB and our CMHD faculty members in Biology as well as various other departments. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 11/01/2018. Candidates should possess an earned doctorate in the appropriate field of study. Salary and rank is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Applications will be reviewed beginning 10/1/2018 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Visit https://jobs.baylor.edu/ for more details about this position or contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Stephen Trumble, at Mammalian_Physiology@baylor.edu. To apply, please electronically submit a letter of application, a 1-2 page research plan, a 1-2 page teaching philosophy, a current curriculum vitae, transcripts, and the names and email addresses of three persons willing to provide letters of recommendation as a single PDF file through the iApply application system at our Human Resources site: https://jobs.baylor.edu/. Finalists for this position will be required to submit official transcripts for the doctoral degree in advance of a campus visit.
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 as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.