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Department Chair, Full Professor

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 12/01/2017. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please provide the following: a cover letter describing your experience, qualifications, and goals for the position; curriculum vita; official transcripts, and contact information for three references. Application materials may be submitted electronically at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9763 Questions about the position may be sent to PHYchairsearch@baylor.edu

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Department Chair, Full Professor
Vacancy Number (HISTORICAL) F014718
Vacancy Number F014718
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 (http://www.baylor.edu/profuturis/). 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 Professor
Tenure Information Tenured
Responsibilities

We are seeking exceptionally qualified candidates to lead the Physics Department and contribute to the University’s focus on developing materials research. The chair is expected to maintain active and internationally recognized research efforts in advanced materials and foster collaboration between STEM programs at Baylor. The successful applicant will build upon the physics department’s commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and research. The department currently consists of 20 teaching and research faculty, 80 undergraduates, and 40 graduate students. Current research areas include nano/quantum optics and surface physics of various materials, high energy and elementary particle physics, complex plasma physics, gravitation and cosmology, and nonlinear dynamics. For more information on the Department of Physics, visit www.baylor.edu/physics.

Required Qualifications

Applicants will hold an earned doctoral degree in Physics or related field and possess a continuing track record of high level interdisciplinary research and scholarly accomplishments, characterized by a strong record of external research funding and publications as well as demonstrated professional leadership.

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 (www.baylor.edu/about)
-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 http://wacochamber.com/community/about-waco.

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 09/14/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 12/01/2017.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please provide the following: a cover letter describing your experience, qualifications, and goals for the position; curriculum vita; official transcripts, and contact information for three references. Application materials may be submitted electronically at:

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9763

Questions about the position may be sent to PHYchairsearch@baylor.edu

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