standard Faculty Positions in Tropical Disease Biology & Evolutionary Medicine

baylor-uThe Department of Biology is pleased to announce a significant expansion of its research and education mission. The recruitment of two initial faculty positions is described below. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 10/30/2016. Regardless of rank and area of specialization, enthusiasm for interdisciplinary research and development of new collaborations within and beyond Baylor University is essential to these positions. For position details and application information please visit: www.baylor.edu/hr/facultypositions or contact the Search Committee Chair.

1) A tenured/tenure-track position (open rank) in Tropical Disease Biology. Candidates with one or more of the following specific research foci are especially encouraged to apply: tropical disease pathogens (Malaria, Dengue, Zika, Chikungunya, etc.), virology, parasitology, bacteriology, microbiology or vector biology. We seek an outstanding scientist who will establish competitive and externally funded research program in an area of science relevant to human health and which contributes to broader departmental goals.

Electronic submission is preferred and should be submitted to: TropicalDisease_Search@Baylor.edu

2) A tenured/tenure-track associate/assistant professor in Evolutionary Medicine. The Department of Biology seeks an evolutionary biologist with research expertise related to phenotype-genotype relationships. Preference will be given to applicants studying this relationship within the context of animal development, metabolism, virulence, disease, behavior, or comparative genomics. Applicants should have a strong research background in an area of evolutionary biology with relevance to medicine or human biology, that complements our faculty’s strengths in organismal and evolutionary biology, molecular and population genetics, ecology, developmental biology, animal physiology and biomedical science.

Electronic submission is preferred and should be submitted to: EvolMedicine_Search@Baylor.edu

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.

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