Tenure-track Assistant Faculty Position in Neuroscience

Job Type: 
Tenure Track Faculty
Baylor University

Baylor University seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position within the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the Assistant Professor level effective fall 2019. We are searching for a faculty member with research experience in Neuroscience. We are particularly interested in an individual with research specialization within behavioral, clinical or molecular neuroscience using rodents, human subjects, or alternative animal models.

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate in the appropriate field of study. Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain an externally-funded program of research, demonstrate excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and provide appropriate service to the department, college, and university.

Please submit a letter of application, a statement of research and funding goals, current curriculum vitae, and official transcripts.  Include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Joaquin Lugo, Search Committee Chair

Baylor University

Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

One Bear Place #97334

Waco, Texas 76798.

Materials may be submitted electronically to: [email protected]

To learn more about this position, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, and Baylor University, please visit these links: www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences/ ; http://www.baylor.edu/psychologyneuroscience/ or  https://jobs.baylor.edu/.  

Applications will be reviewed beginning 10/1/2018 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 10/15/2018.

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 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.