2 Tenure-Track Chemistry Asst Professor Positions - Analytical & Biochemistry/Biophysics

Baylor University Dept of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Waco, Texas
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Closing date
Oct 3, 2021

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Field of specialization
Analytical, Biochemical
Work Function
Research-Basic, Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time
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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 (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 seeks to fill the following tenure-track faculty positions within the College of Arts and Sciences,

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in 1) Analytical Chemistry and 2) Biochemistry/Biophysics. Applicants should expect to be highly research active and will have access to state-of-the-art facilities while working to develop an internationally-recognized, externally-funded research program. To complement existing efforts, Analytical faculty candidates whose research interests include chemical sensors, spectroscopy, electrochemistry, and/or separations as they relate to material science or biological systems are particularly encouraged to apply. Biochemistry faculty applicants are encouraged with expertise in biophysics as applied to structural biology, single molecule techniques, or other experimentation methods to quantify biological processes. Applicants should possess an aptitude for excelling as a teacher of both undergraduate and graduate students and possess a relevant doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent degree). Special consideration will be given to candidates who have completed postdoctoral studies and are able to begin in August of 2022. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Additional information regarding facilities, ongoing research, and current faculty at Baylor can be found at the Chemistry and Biochemistry Departmental Webpage: www.baylor.edu/chemistry/ 

A description of these positions, including qualifications, responsibilities, and the specific application process, is available at these Interfolio links: apply.interfolio.com/87832; apply.interfolio.com/87852


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.



The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Baylor University offers a unique combination of direct faculty-student training and mentoring, graduate student-operated instrumentation, and growth-focused education leading to impactful science. Our department operates in a close-knit and friendly community. We have research programs in the core areas of chemistry along with more interdisciplinary programs in chemical biology, bioinorganic chemistry, biomedical science and imaging, bioanalytical chemistry, and astrochemistry.

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