Assistant Professor in Neuroscience (Tenure Track)

Job Type: 
Tenure Track Faculty
Baylor University

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 2020. We are searching for an energetic and collaborative faculty member with research experience in clinical, behavioral, cellular or molecular neuroscience using humans, rodents, or alternative animal models. The specific area of investigation is open, but the successful applicant should have demonstrable expertise in neuropharmacology.

Successful candidates should possess an earned doctorate and at least two years of post-doctoral study, have a sustained record of research, and evidence of the potential to generate extramural funding commensurate with their career stage. Applicants should have the ability and interest to teach undergraduate and graduate students as well as provide research mentorship and develop and maintain an externally-funded program of research.

Please submit the following materials electronically

a letter of application, a statement describing research agenda, funding goals, and teaching interests; current curriculum vitae; contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation; and a copy of an official transcript showing the highest degree conferred. 

Questions concerning the position should be directed to Dr. N. Bradley Keele, Search Committee Chair, at [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: ; or  

Applications will be reviewed beginning 10/1/2019 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 10/15/2019.

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 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.