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Lecturer in Biology

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications will be reviewed beginning 09/15/2017 and will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Position Information

Job Title Lecturer in Biology
Vacancy Number (HISTORICAL) F015332
Vacancy Number F015332
Position Type Faculty
City Waco
State TX
Zip 76798
Position 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. ( As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has almost 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

Rank Lecturer
Tenure Information Non-Tenure Track

The successful candidate will provide outstanding undergraduate teaching and leadership in the broad areas of general biology and/or health-related bioscience. The teaching assignments will include undergraduate courses in the core sequence with occasional teaching of upper level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The department is dedicated to implementing quantitative, inquiry-based methods of teaching and laboratory experiences for undergraduate students, both for specified classes and individualized independent research experiences, which the candidate will be expected to help develop and teach.

Required Qualifications

Applicants should have earned a doctorate in hand at the appointment start date in the broad area of biology, and/or health-related bioscience. The ideal candidate should have experience using innovative teaching approaches.

Preferred Qualifications
Rank and Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Part-Time / Full-Time Full Time
Special Conditions for Eligibility

Posting Detail Information

About Baylor

Working at Baylor is so much more than simply having a job! As part of the Baylor family, employees not only receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, and fantastic automatic retirement contributions, they also get to experience Baylor.

-Experience the culture of working for an institution consistently ranked as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education
-Experience a mission driven organization based on a strong Christian commitment (
-Experience Baylor academics with outstanding tuition remission for eligible staff and qualified dependents
-Experience our beautiful campus with access to libraries, museums, and recreational facilities such as our fitness center, athletic courts, an indoor swimming pool, and the Baylor marina to name a few
-Experience our great dining facilities and enjoy an employee discount
-Experience Baylor athletics with reduced admission or free access to athletic events
-Experience Baylor through many more wonderful events and programs that take place on campus each year
-Conveniently located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is approximately 90 miles from both the Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin areas. To learn more about life in Waco, visit

EEO Statement

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 among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Desired Start Date 08/01/2018
Open Date 09/12/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications will be reviewed beginning 09/15/2017 and will be accepted until the position is filled.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Interest
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Transcripts