Baylor University - Assistant Professor, Hydrology and Surface Processes

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 15:00 to Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 15:00

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, and academic strategic plan, 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.

Baylor seeks to fill the following tenure-track faculty position within the Department of Geosciences, College of Arts and Sciences:

Assistant Professor, Hydrology and Surface Processes The Baylor University Department of Geosciences seeks a dynamic scholar in hydrology and surface processes beginning August 2020. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in a geoscience, hydrology, or closely related discipline. We seek an innovative scientist with demonstrated research excellence. Specific areas of interest could include water connections within anthropogenic and natural systems, ecohydrology, remote sensing, climate change, fluvial geomorphology, and intersections between water and energy, all at scales ranging from the local watershed to global. We welcome candidates who bring new perspectives and a commitment to teaching and mentoring of undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral students. Our department includes 17 tenured and tenure-track geoscientists, with considerable facilities and resources. Water-related research is a priority for the Geosciences and other STEM departments, with multiple opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaborations.

The application package for this position should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3 peer-reviewed publications, separate research and teaching statements, and the names and contact information of 3 references. Submit the application package electronically via Interfolio (

If there are questions please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Joe Yelderman (email: Faculty will also be available to discuss the position at the GSA meeting in Phoenix and the AGU meeting in San Francisco.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications will be reviewed beginning 11/01/2019 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To learn more, please visit these links:,

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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