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Requisition ID:  10631

Tenure Track Assistant /Associate Professor of Microbiology Professor

Job Summary

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is looking for a Full-time (9-month) Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Microbiology in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology (CPB).


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">A Ph.D. in bacteriology or a related field is required. <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Postdoctoral experience and a DVM or equivalent degree are highly desirable. <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Candidates who are applying for the position at the Associate Professor level must have a strong record of extramural funding. The successful candidate will have an excellent potential for developing an extramurally funded research program; professional work ethics; excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; strong teaching and mentoring skills, commitment to diversity; and collegiality/ability to work with colleagues, co-workers, and staff. Position requires proven ability to publish high-quality peer-reviewed research. Salary will be commensurate with training and experience.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Establishment of an extramurally funded independent research program in the area of antimicrobial resistance, bacterial pathogenesis, or microbiomics.

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Teaching veterinary and graduate-level courses and mentorship of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.



<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"> A Ph.D. in bacteriology or a related field is required. <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Postdoctoral experience and a DVM or equivalent degree are highly desirable.

Application Process

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">To be considered further, each application must include 1) curriculum vitae, 2) a summary of past research and future research plans, 3) a statement on teaching philosophy, 4) a statement on professional contributions to the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and 5) the names and contact information of three professional references. Screening of applications will start September 1, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. The start date will be negotiable. A background check is required for employment in this position. Applicants needing more information are encouraged to contact Dr. Suresh Mittal, Chair of the Search Committee, at <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">mittal@purdue.edu<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">.

FLSA Status

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Purdue University’s School/Department of Comparative Pathobiology 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 a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion."

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette