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Requisition ID:  22799

Assistant/Associate Professor

Faculty Positions in the Department of Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences at Purdue University (https://www.bio.purdue.edu) invites applicants for multiple tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applications are welcome from researchers in any area of life sciences, including but not limited to neurobiology, microbiology, immunology, cell biology, genetics, biochemistry, and chemical biology. The quality and potential of the research and teaching program will be the primary criteria for consideration.

Responsibilities

Establishing and maintaining an independent, innovative, and externally funded research program; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; participating in departmental, college, and university service.

Application materials and evaluation

Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vita, (3) a research statement describing the long-term and short-term research plan with possible specific aims for the first five years (2-3 pages), (4) teaching statement (1 page; teaching philosophy, experience, and plans), and (5) names of three references.

Applicants should submit application materials electronically at this site: https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/22799/. and request three letters of reference to be sent to bioscifacsearch@purdue.edu.
Applications will be reviewed beginning November 27, 2022. A background check will be required for employment.

The Department and Purdue University

The Department of Biological Sciences has faculty members conducting research across all areas of life sciences. Purdue University is home to several foci for interdisciplinary life science research, including the Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience (PIIN), the Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease (PI4D), the Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery, the NCI-funded Purdue Center for Cancer Research (PCCR), and the Purdue Data Science Initiative. In addition, there are multiple departments across the university that foster collaborative efforts. Numerous core facilities are available on campus to advance research with cutting-edge technologies (Life Sciences Core Facilities).


Purdue University, the College of Science, and the Department of Biological Sciences are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Purdue University, the College of Science, and the Department of Biological Sciences are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.

Education and Experience

Applicants must hold a PhD in Biological Sciences or a related discipline, have demonstrated success in research and teaching.

Commitment

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


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