Assistant Professor Position in Biochemistry

Employer
Purdue University - Department of Chemistry
Location
West Lafayette, Indiana
Posted
Oct 29, 2019
Closes
Dec 28, 2019
Position Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor Position in Biochemistry

Department of Chemistry

Purdue University

 

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Biochemistry. Successful candidates may have interests in biochemistry as related to human health-relevant biological processes, especially those related to neuroscience or similar fields. If appropriate, the successful candidate will be offered affiliation with Purdue’s new Institute for Integrative Neuroscience (PIIN), established as part of the University’s strategic investment in the life sciences.

Assistant Professor Position in Biochemistry

Department of Chemistry

Purdue University

 

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Biochemistry. Successful candidates may have interests in biochemistry as related to human health-relevant biological processes, especially those related to neuroscience or similar fields. If appropriate, the successful candidate will be offered affiliation with Purdue’s new Institute for Integrative Neuroscience (PIIN), established as part of the University’s strategic investment in the life sciences.

The Department and College:  With 50 full-time faculty, 350 PhD students, and over 300 outstanding undergraduates, Purdue’s highly ranked chemistry department is one of the largest and most diverse in the country. The wide-ranging expertise of the faculty enables fast and effective responses to interdisciplinary research opportunities, positioning it as a key partner in many university-wide centers, institutes, and initiatives. For more information, see http://www.chem.purdue.edu/.

Chemistry is part of the College of Science, which comprises the physical, computing and life sciences at Purdue. It is the second-largest college at Purdue with over 350 faculty and more than 6000 students. With multiple commitments of significant investment and strong alignment with Purdue leadership, the College is committed to supporting existing strengths and enhancing the scope and impact of the Department of Chemistry.

 



Qualifications:  Candidates must have a PhD in biochemistry, or a related field, with outstanding credentials in research, an excellent track record of or potential for leading publications and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.  Successful candidates are expected to develop a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding and to display excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.