Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Astronomy, Astrophysics, Complex Plasma Physics, or Space Physics

Job Summary

Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty Positions
Baylor University
Department of Physics
Number of Positions Available
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Job Description

Baylor University  

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.

The Department of Physics at Baylor University invites applications for a tenure-track position within the College of Arts and Sciences:

Assistant Professor in Astronomy, Astrophysics, Complex Plasma Physics, or Space Physics

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate in the appropriate field of study. You will be asked to provide 1) a cover letter with a curriculum vita, 2) a statement of research interests, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, and 4) contact information for at least three professional references who will be contacted for finalists.  Consideration of applications will start immediately, and full consideration will be given until October 1, 2022. Select candidates will be asked to provide additional documentation, including an original copy of their official doctoral transcript, at a later date.

The appointment begins in August 2023. A description of the position, including qualifications, responsibilities, and the specific application process, is available at this Interfolio link https://apply.interfolio.com/106919 .  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Inquiries about the position can be sent to [email protected]


Application Details

Publication Start Date
2022 Sep 02
Application Deadline
2022 Oct 01


Dwight Russell