Faculty Position

West Lafayette, Indiana
$85,000 - 150,000
Sep 26, 2017
Oct 26, 2017
Job Type
Full time

The Charles D. Davidson School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, seeks outstanding individuals at Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank with a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral level degree in Chemical Engineering or closely related field. Candidates should have a distinguished academic record, outstanding potential to conduct world-class research, and a commitment to educate and mentor students. The successful candidates will conduct original research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service both at the School and University levels. Candidates with experience working with diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff and the ability to contribute to an inclusive climate are particularly encouraged to apply. Purdue University’s College of Engineering 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 and indicate their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

The Charles D. Davidson School of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University has experienced significant growth in the past decade and has a strong faculty core engaged in all areas of Chemical Engineering as well as significant interdisciplinary efforts across campus, with other academic institutions, and industrial partners. The College of Engineering at Purdue is currently undergoing extensive growth, with an expanding number of faculty that are opening new and exciting research directions. For a detailed description of research activities see https://engineering.purdue.edu/ChE/Research.

Submit applications online at https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/AboutUS/Employment/Applications, including curriculum vitae, teaching and research plans, and names of four references. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at coeacademicaffairs@purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. Nominations may be sent to Dr. Sangtae Kim, Head of the Charles D. Davidson School of Chemical Engineering, at che-faculty-search@ecn.purdue.edu. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue’s main campus is located in West Lafayette Indiana, a welcoming and diverse community with a wide variety of cultural activities, events, and industries. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program to assist new faculty facilitate their relocation.



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