Full or Associate Professor, Environmental Science (Global Environmental Health)

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Full or Associate Professor
Job Institution: 
Baylor University
Job Description: 

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 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 faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences:

Full or Associate Professor, Environmental Science (Global Environmental Health)

The Department of Environmental Science at Baylor University seeks an outstanding environmental health scientist at the rank of Full Professor (tenured) or Associate Professor (tenured or non-tenured) to join our dynamic and growing faculty in pursuing essential research questions that address the strategic goals of our university. Candidates with expertise in water quality, antibiotic resistance, climate change and health, parasitology, immunotoxicology, cumulative stressors, environmental health engineering, sanitation and hygiene, are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have established and will maintain a rigorous externally funded research program; mentor doctoral students through the Ph.D. in Environmental Science; engage undergraduate students; teach environmental science courses; and contribute to public health efforts across campus, including a new Master of Public Health concentration in Environmental Health Science.

The position is slated to begin in August 2022. Competitive salary, start-up funds, and laboratory space are available, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree and a proven research record. We encourage applicants who plan to develop collaborations with faculty in Environmental Science and in allied departments from the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Health and Human Sciences.

Electronically submit a letter of application, a 1-2 page research plan, a 1-2 page teaching philosophy and plan, a current curriculum vitae, and official transcripts showing the highest degree conferred. Also, include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation. 

To apply for this position, please go to: https://apply.interfolio.com/87498. Applications review will begin June 1, 2021 and will continue until December 15, 2021. Questions should be directed to Dr. George Cobb (george_cobb@baylor.edu), Chair of Environmental Science, or Dr. Bryan Brooks (bryan_brooks@baylor.edu), Environmental Health Science Director.

To learn more about the above position, please visit these links: http://www.baylor.edu/environmentalsciencehttp://www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences/; and https://jobs.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.