Professor and Head, Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy

West Lafayette, Indiana
not listed
August 09 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The College of Pharmacy at Purdue University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Professor and Head of the Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy (i.e. Pharmaceutical Sciences), one of the three departments in the College of Pharmacy. The Department is known nationally for its academic rigor and for its research on problems that are relevant to drug formulation and development and to the processes associated with pharmaceutical manufacturing. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to further develop, shape, and strengthen the Department by leading efforts to fill faculty vacancies at both senior and junior levels. 

The College is seeking candidates who possess an earned doctorate in a relevant discipline, which includes, but is not limited to, Pharmaceutics, Chemistry, or Engineering. Candidates should also have an outstanding record of (i) research productivity, with funding in the form of peer-reviewed extramural research grants and/or contracts; (ii) teaching at the professional, graduate and/or undergraduate levels; (iii) engagement in interdisciplinary research initiatives; (iv) academic leadership; and (v) institutional and extramural service. Prior administrative experience is desirable, but not required.

For more information about Purdue’s Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, please visit

Applications consisting of a letter describing interest, a complete curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three references should be submitted electronically at and use the apply button.  If you have questions about uploading documents or the search please contact Barb Mullenberg at  For technical assistance, please email  

The review of applications will commence on September 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications will be held in confidence until the interview phase of the process, and applicants’ permission to contact references prior to that time will be obtained. 

A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Purdue University’s Department of Industrial & Physical Pharmacy is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interest or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.