Assistant Professor of Comparative Mammalian Physiology

  • Baylor University, Department of Biology
  • Baylor University, South University Parks Drive, Waco, TX, USA
  • Sep 16, 2019
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Sciences and Technology: other

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 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 tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Biology:

Assistant Professor of Comparative Mammalian Physiology

The Department of Biology in the College of Arts & Sciences ( seeks applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position (Assistant Professor) in the area of comparative mammalian physiology. We are specifically seeking a candidate whose research is relevant to mammalian disease and health with training in vertebrate physiology including (but not limited to) integrative physiology, metabolic physiology, environmental physiology, endocrinology or stress physiology. The Department of Biology keenly values diversity amongst its faculty and students and believes it is essential to achieving excellence.

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.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Successful candidates will show a strong record of innovative and integrative research and will establish a competitive and externally funded research program that contributes to broader departmental goals as well as emerging and existing university-wide initiatives in Global Health. Further, this candidate will teach at undergraduate and graduate levels and contribute to service and leadership within the department, the university, and the scientific community.

Application Details

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 10/15/2019. Visit for more details about this position or contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Stephen Trumble, at


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Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 10/15/2019.