Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Organic Chemistry

Purdue University
West Layfaytte, Indiana (US)
September 14 2017
Organization Type

Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in
Organic Chemistry
Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Purdue University, West Lafayette, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Synthetic Organic Chemistry with particular interests in drug discovery and medicinal chemistry. Successful candidates will have a joint appointment in both the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology (75:25 appointment). Purdue has a tradition of excellence in both synthetic organic chemistry and medicinal chemistry and is seeking to enhance this preeminence through strategic hiring. The Department is looking to integrate a creative scientist into the cutting edge interdisciplinary environment provided by Purdue University.

Successful candidates are expected to have a doctorate degree in chemistry or a related field, to develop excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and to establish a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding. Applicants should submit a letter of application with curriculum vita, a summary of planned research, and a statement on teaching philosophy electronically at: www.chem.purdue.edu/facultyopenings. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2017, and will remain in consideration until the position is filled.

Purdue University’s Department of Chemistry 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 interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

A background check will be required for employment in this position. Purdue University is an ADVANCE institution.

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