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Baylor University
  • Position Number: 3312430
  • Location: Waco, TX
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Anthropology

Lab Coordinator (Anthropology)
Waco, TX, United States

Job Identification: 13114
Posting Date: 07/07/2022, 7:06 AM
Job Schedule: Full time
Locations: Waco, TX, United States
Degree Level: Bachelor

Job Description:
What We're Looking For

Baylor University's Department of Anthropology within the College of Arts & Sciences is seeking a laboratory coordinator. This is a fulltime staff position with all associated expectations and benefits. The laboratory coordinator would join a growing department with interest in applied perspectives on the anthropology of health, broadly conceived. The Department continues to be active in training undergraduate students and providing them with ample research opportunities, and now supports a growing, unique PhD program (in the Anthropology of Health). In addition to supporting over 100 majors and 175 minors as well as a growing graduate program, the Department has several active research laboratories (

The Department of Anthropology values diversity and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. We also accept the American Association of Biological Anthropologists' Code of Ethics, the American Anthropological Association's Statement on Ethics, the Society for Applied Anthropology's Statement of Ethics and Professional Responsibilities, and the American Association of University Professors' Sexual Harassment Policy. We pledge to respect each other, our students, and the people, animals, and places we study.

A Master's degree preferred and an active Christian faith is required. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Applications will be reviewed continuously and will be accepted until the position is filled. The following materials should be submitted: Cover Letter, Resume, current curriculum vitae, transcript of highest degree earned, and the contact information (names, email addresses, and phone numbers) for three potential references.

To learn more about the above position, the Department of Anthropology, the College of Arts and Sciences, and Baylor University, please visit Please contact Dr. Michael Muehlenbein ( with any questions.

What You Will Do
  • Management of research laboratories
    • Including but not limited to maintaining laboratory equipment, and research collections, maintaining inventory and purchasing supplies, training undergraduate and graduate students, and assisting faculty members and students)
  • Collaborating on faculty research programs
    • Including but not limited to grant writing, budget preparation and subsequent expenditures, and computational analyses
  • Maintaining the teaching laboratories and materials, and possibly teaching one or more laboratory course sections when necessary
  • Workload distribution will be based on departmental needs and candidate experience

What You Can Expect

As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.

Explore & Engage

Learn more about Baylor and our strategic vision, Illuminate. Also, explore our great hometown of Waco and many opportunities to engage locally.

About Us:
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, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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