Tenure track faculty positions at all levels

Lafayette, Indiana
Commensurate with experience
Sep 09, 2019
Nov 12, 2019
Field of specialization
Catalysts, Inorganic, Physical
Job Type
Full time

The Charles D. Davidson School of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University invites applications for tenure track faculty positions at all levels. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in process systems, separations, catalysis science, fabrication of inorganic thin film electronic devices and related device physics, and first principles calculations of inorganic semiconductor properties. However, outstanding candidates in all fields will be considered. Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering or a related discipline and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program at the forefront of their field, as well as potential 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. 

The Charles D. Davidson School of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University has experienced significant growth in recent years including the 2017 launch of CISTAR, an NSF Engineering Research Center. For a detailed description of research activities see https://engineering.purdue.edu/ChE/Research. 

The School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (8th for graduate programs and #9 for undergraduate per USWNR, 2019) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities. 

Purdue University is an ADVANCE institution 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. 

Submit applications online at https://www.purdue.edu/hr/careers/, 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, 2019, and will continue until position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position. 

Greater Lafayette Indiana is home to Purdue University and is one of the fastest growing communities in the Midwest. Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Caterpillar, Dow AgroSciences, Rolls-Royce, GE Aviation, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Wabash National, Saab Global Defense and Security Company, high tech firms and small businesses all call Greater Lafayette their home. Conveniently located between Chicago and Indianapolis, Greater Lafayette is also near several other major metropolitan cities. Visit Lafayette-West Lafayette and Greater Lafayette Commerce are resources that highlight our great community. 

Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services. 

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