2 Tenure Track Positions, Baylor University

The Psychology and Neuroscience Search Committees at Baylor University is seeking two TT positions. Deadline to apply is September 15.

Tenure Track Position #1

Description

Baylor University seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position within the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the Assistant Professor level effective fall 2023. We are searching for a collaborative faculty member with research experience in clinical psychology. The specific area of research is open; however, we strongly encourage applications from candidates pursuing programs of research related to populations that are traditionally underserved or understudied in Psychology and Neuroscience.

The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience places a high priority on inclusion and fostering the success of faculty at all levels. To achieve this, we are taking deliberate action to foster an academic environment committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (Psychology & Neuroscience | Baylor University). Members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. To learn more about the College of Arts & Sciences and the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, please visit these links: www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences/ ; Psychology & Neuroscience | Baylor University .

About Baylor University: Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of 21,000 students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having just been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the “Great Colleges to Work For” from The Chronicle of Higher Education; Baylor offers competitive salaries and benefits while giving faculty and staff the chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan, Illuminate, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor’s mission of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.

Qualifications

Successful candidates should possess an earned doctorate (or have earned a doctorate by the start date if the doctorate is in progress). They should have a strong record of scholarly activity, including evidence of the potential to generate extramural funding, commensurate with their career stage. Candidates should be able to maintain a record of scholarly excellence, including an externally-funded program of research. Candidates should have the ability to serve as a research mentor, teach undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute to our doctoral program in clinical psychology. Candidates should be licensed or license-eligible in the state of Texas.

Application Instructions

Please submit the following materials electronically via Interfolio: (a) letter of application (cover letter), (b) statement describing research agenda and funding goals (c) statement of teaching interests, (d) current curriculum vitae (e) copy of the official transcript from highest-degree granting institution (if the doctorate is in progress, a copy of the official transcript of completed doctoral hours should be submitted), (f) contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation through Interfolio by the due date; (g) inclusivity statement of one to two pages in length that describes your commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity. This statement may include past or current experiences that will allow you to contribute to and/or foster diversity at Baylor University. The mission of Baylor University is to educate Baylor students for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. We are interested in recruiting individuals within this community who can contribute to and/or foster diversity and are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, and working environment for all. Applications will be accepted beginning 8/01/2022. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 9/15/2022.

Questions concerning the position should be directed to, Dr. Thomas Fergus, Search Committee Chair, at Thomas_Fergus@baylor.edu.

Tenure Track Position #2

Description

Baylor University seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position within the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the Assistant Professor level effective Fall 2023. We are searching for an energetic and collaborative faculty member with research experience in health and behavioral sciences. The specific area of investigation is open but could encompass areas such as health psychology, behavioral medicine, clinical health, and health disparities. We invite applicants from a variety of backgrounds (e.g., clinical, biological, developmental, social, quantitative, epidemiological, other health-related research) to apply. Clinical applicants are especially encouraged to apply.

About Baylor University: Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of 21,000 students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having just been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the “Great Colleges to Work For” from The Chronicle of Higher Education; Baylor offers competitive salaries and benefits while giving faculty and staff the chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan, Illuminate, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor’s mission of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.

Qualifications

Successful candidates should possess an earned doctorate and post-doctoral study, have a sustained record of research, and evidence of the potential to generate extramural funding commensurate with their career stage. Applicants should have the ability and interest to teach undergraduate and graduate students as well as provide research mentorship and develop and maintain an externally-funded program of research, and contribute to both of our doctoral programs (Psy.D. and Ph. D. in psychology). Applicants should demonstrate competency in incorporating principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the research and teaching contexts. Clinical applicants should be licensed or license-eligible and able to provide culturally sensitive clinical supervision to graduate students in Baylor’s Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program.

Application Instructions

Please submit the following materials electronically via Interfolio:

(a) letter of application, (b) statement describing research agenda and funding goals (c) statement of teaching interests, (d) current curriculum vitae (e) copy of the official transcript from highest-degree granting institution (if the doctorate is in progress, a copy of the official transcript of completed doctoral hours should be submitted), (f) contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation; (g) a diversity statement; The mission of Baylor University is to educate Baylor students for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. We are interested in recruiting individuals within this community who can contribute to and/or foster diversity. What past or current experiences do you feel will allow you to contribute to and/or foster diversity at Baylor University?

The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience places a high priority on inclusion and fostering the success of faculty at all levels. To achieve this, we are taking deliberate action to foster an academic environment committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (Psychology & Neuroscience | Baylor University). Members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. To learn more about this position, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, and Baylor University, please visit these links: www.baylor.edu/artsandsciences/ ; Psychology & Neuroscience | Baylor University or https://www.baylor.edu/hr/index.php?id=949183.

Application will be accepted beginning August 1, 2022. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 9/15/2022

Questions concerning the position should be directed to, Christine Limbers, Search Committee Chair, at Christine_Limbers@baylor.edu.