Lecturer in Biology

Waco, Texas
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
September 14 2017
Bessie Kebaara
Organization Type

Lecturer in Biology

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/). As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has almost 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

Baylor seeks to fill a lecturer position within the Department of Biology. Applicants should have earned a doctorate by the time of application in the broad area of biology, and/or health-related bioscience. The ideal candidate should have experience using innovative teaching approaches. The successful candidate will provide outstanding undergraduate teaching and leadership in the broad areas of general biology and/or health-related bioscience. The teaching assignments will include undergraduate courses in the core sequence with occasional teaching of upper level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The department is dedicated to implementing quantitative, inquiry-based methods of teaching and laboratory experiences for undergraduate students, both for specified classes and individualized independent research experiences, which the candidate will be expected to help develop and teach.

Applications will be reviewed beginning September 15, 2017 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, original transcripts (highest degree earned), and a list of three references through the iApply application system at our Human Resources site: www.baylor.edu/hr/facultypositions. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. To learn more about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Bessie Kebaara at Biology_Lecturer@baylor.edu.

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.