Assistant Professors in Inorganic and Physical Chemistry

Waco, Texas
Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications
Sep 10, 2018
Oct 09, 2018
Field of specialization
Inorganic, Physical
Job Type
Full time

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 seeks to fill the following two tenure track faculty positions within the College of Arts & Sciences: 

Assistant Professors in Inorganic and Physical Chemistry 

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Baylor University invites applications for Assistant Professor positions in Inorganic and Physical Chemistry to begin August 2019. A doctoral degree in Chemistry (or related field) and postdoctoral experience is required. Candidates will be evaluated based on (i) their potential and/or existing track record in developing an internationally-recognized, externally-funded research program, and (ii) their desire to excel as a teacher at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ideal candidate will have experience with solving problems across traditional disciplines, with consideration to research areas aligned with existing departmental research in health, environment, and materials. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

Applicants should prepare a single pdf file containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests (2-3 pages), and brief description of research plans (5-7 pages). Candidates should arrange for 3 letters of recommendation and copies of their official transcripts to be submitted on their behalf. All information should be sent via email to, with reference to either the Inorganic Search or the Physical Search. Evaluation of applications will begin on October 15 and continue until the position is filled. 

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.