West Lafayette, Indiana
Up to $150,000
October 29 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
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The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Comparative Pathobiology (CPB) invites applications for an Immunologist position.  This is an academic year, tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor rank.  Applicants must have a PhD (or equivalent) degree in Immunology or related field  and a strong record of research accomplishments.  The candidate is expected to develop a highly productive research program in the immunology of infectious diseases, or vaccinology. The successful candidate will participate in the newly created university pillar of excellence in the Life Sciences, the Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Diseases (PI4D). PI4D is structured around four program areas: imaging and diagnostics, immunology and inflammation, infectious diseases, and control and intervention.   The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching and mentoring of veterinary, medical and graduate students. 

Candidates must have a commitment to the College’s strategic plans ( ) and are expected to promote an atmosphere of cultural diversity in the College and participate in College activities that foster a climate of inclusion.

CPB has about 38 faculty members and 45 graduate students. Faculty have expertise and research interests in immunology, microbiology, virology, toxicology, parasitology, pathology, public health, epidemiology, Human-Animal interaction, and animal welfare science. Applications should be submitted electronically as a single PDF file that includes a curriculum vitae, a summary of past research and future research plans, a statement on teaching philosophy, a statement on professional contributions to the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and names and contact information of 3 references via email to  Review of applications will start September 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. The start date for the position is negotiable. A background check is required for employment in this position. Applicants needing more information are encouraged to contact Dr. Harm HogenEsch, Chair of the search committee, by email at

Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and the Department of Comparative Pathobiology are 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.  The College and the department value, nurture and respect all members of its community, and ensure an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential. 

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