Faculty

Employer
Baylor University Department of Biology
Location
Waco, Texas
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Nov 15, 2022

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Virology
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty
Organization Type
Academia

Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of around 21,000 students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having just been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the "Great Colleges to Work For" from The Chronicle of Higher Education. The University offers competitive salaries and benefits while giving faculty and staff the chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan, Illuminate, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor's mission of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.  

Baylor seeks to fill the following tenure track and non-tenure-track faculty positions in the Department of Biology within the College of Arts & Sciences.

Microbial Ecology, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - apply.interfolio.com/109905 Inquiries – Dr. Thad Scott 

Evolutionary Medicine, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - apply.interfolio.com/109934 Inquiries – Dr. Myeongwoo Lee Tropical

Disease Virology, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - apply.interfolio.com/109928 Inquiries – Dr. Cheolho Sim 

Lecturer, Non-Tenure Track, Biology - apply.interfolio.com/109838 Inquiries - Dr. Marcie Moehnke

The Department of Biology is building a strong interdisciplinary biomedical research focus while maintaining strength in ecological, evolutionary and organismal approaches in biology. Our motto, “Understanding our World • Healing our World”, captures a distinct perspective with which our department approaches teaching, research and service. Biology faculty have active Federal and non-Federal grants that fund significant research projects. Aquatic researchers collaborate with the Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems Research (CRASR), a research and education partnership between Baylor University and the City of Waco that focuses on aquatic resources. The department is housed in the Baylor Sciences Building, with advanced research laboratories and state-of-the-art core facilities. The Department of Biology strongly values gender, racial and ethnic diversity in its faculty ranks.

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, 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.

EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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, 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.

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