Employment Opportunities

 
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, and academic strategic plan, 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 positions in the College of Arts & Sciences:

Analytical Chemistry Professor (Open-Rank)

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Baylor University invites applications for an open-rank faculty position in Analytical Chemistry to begin August 2020. Exceptional faculty at all ranks will be considered. Candidates will be evaluated based on (i) their potential and/or existing track record in developing an internationally-recognized, externally-funded research program, and (ii) their desire to excel as a teacher at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ideal candidate will have experience with solving problems across traditional disciplines, especially those aligned with departmental research priorities of health, data science, environment, and materials.
Applicants should submit documents (apply.interfolio.com/67147) in accordance with Interfolio guidance (a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of research plans (6-8 pages), a statement of teaching interests and philosophy (1-2 pages), and a copy of an official transcript showing the highest degree conferred (if the Ph.D. is in progress, a copy of the official transcript of completed Ph.D. hours should also be submitted). Candidates should arrange for 3 letters of recommendation and copies of their official transcripts to be submitted on their behalf. Evaluation of applications will begin after October 14 and continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Baylor University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Chemistry. Applicants should have established expertise in the general area of Organic Chemistry, possess a doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent degree) in Chemistry, and be able to begin August 2020. Applicants will be evaluated based on their potential for developing an internationally-recognized, externally-funded research program and aptitude for excelling as a teacher at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Special consideration will be given to candidates who have completed postdoctoral studies and have plans to perform research at the interface of synthetic organic chemistry, biology, and medicine. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Applicants should submit documents at apply.interfolio.com/67124 in accordance with Interfolio guidance: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of research plans (6-8 pages), and a statement of teaching interests and philosophy (1-2 pages) and a copy of an official transcript showing the highest degree conferred (if the Ph.D. is in progress, a copy of the official transcript of completed Ph.D. hours should also be submitted). Candidates should arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be submitted on their behalf. Evaluation of applications will begin on October 14 and continue until the position is filled.

 

Baylor seeks to fill the following non-tenure-track faculty positions in the College of Arts & Sciences:

Lecturer of Chemistry & Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Baylor University invites applications for a Regular Lecturer to begin August 2020. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track position, with potential to advance to Senior Lecturer. Teaching assignments will be mainly lower division Freshman Chemistry courses, but assignments may vary over employment. The candidate will be expected to meet the high standards of Baylor in terms of undergraduate education, as well as being an active participant in departmental affairs.

Candidates should possess a doctorate in the field of Chemistry or a closely related field by start date of August 2020. Previous teaching experience is desirable, but not required. Applications materials include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and experience (2-3 pages), and a copy of an official transcript showing the highest degree conferred. If the Ph.D. is in progress, an official transcript of completed Ph.D. hours should also be submitted. Candidates should arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be independently submitted.

Electronically submit applications via Interfolio 66215. Applications will be reviewed beginning 9/15/2019 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 10/01/2019.

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.