Baylor University, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: Baylor-CHAIR [#12479]
Position Title: Chair of Department
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Waco, Texas 76798, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/01/01 (posted 2018/09/10)
Position Description:    

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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 tenured position of Department Chair in the Department of Mathematics preferably starting with the academic year 2019-2020. The Department seeks applicants, with an appropriate doctoral degree, with a strong record of scholarship and mentoring of students. In particular, we are seeking exceptionally qualified candidates to provide leadership and vision in the department and contribute to the university’s focus on STEM and the university’s commitment to becoming a Research 1 university. The Baylor Department of Mathematics currently has twenty-three tenured and tenure-track faculty members and seven lecturers. With over twenty-five graduate students, three postdoctoral fellows, and 185 undergraduate majors, the department has a vibrant atmosphere with current strengths in the areas of differential equations, harmonic analysis, mathematical physics, numerical analysis, operator theory, orthogonal polynomials, representation theory, ring theory, and topological dynamics.

Application materials should be submitted online through and should include a statement indicating qualifications and aspirations for the position, the AMS cover sheet for academic employment, a curriculum vitae and publication list, official doctoral transcripts, a letter indicating support of the Baylor Mission Statement (, and four letters of recommendation. For full consideration, applications are encouraged to be submitted by January 1, 2019, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To learn more about this position, the department, the College of Arts & Sciences, and Baylor University, please visit these links:,, or

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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Further Info:
(254) 710-2899
Department of Mathematics
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97328
Waco, TX 76798-7328

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