Outstanding scientists are invited to apply for an Assistant, an Associate, or a Full Professor position in the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation. Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or a closely related field. The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous research program supported by extramural funding, to engage in collaborative research endeavors with existing faculty members, to contribute to the mission of the department in undergraduate and graduate education, to teach courses in exercise physiology and/or related areas and to engage in departmental and university service.
The Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation currently has collaborative ties with the Baylor College of Medicine, Baylor Scott and White Health, the VISN17 Veterans Administration Center for Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans, and several local clinical settings.
Specific qualifications and responsibilities for each faculty position are found in the links below:
Applicants must submit an initial application packet that contains 1) a formal letter of application (specifically address how you, the applicant, meet qualifications and can fulfill responsibilities), 2) a full curriculum vitae, 3) copy of transcript of the doctoral degree, 4) two samples of research publications, 5) contact information for 3 references, and 6) an HHPR applicant information form addressing one’s philosophy and compatibility with Baylor’s Christian mission. A selected pool of candidates will then be asked to submit 3 letters of reference. All required materials for each faculty position must be submitted via the appropriate Interfolio link above. Review of applications will commence on October 15, 2019 and will continue until these positions are filled.
Internal Number: HHPR3
About 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.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris and academic strategic plan, Illuminate to become a Carnegie classified “R1” university.