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Assistant or Associate Professor IPPH - Purdue University - Advanced Manufacturing (21768)

Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana
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Oct 13, 2022

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy 

Advanced Manufacturing

The Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy at Purdue University is seeking applications to fill a faculty position for a tenure-track/tenured Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the general area of Advanced Manufacturing.  The ideal candidate will establish an externally funded research program and will teach courses in the undergraduate, graduate, and professional (PharmD) programs.  It is expected that the individual will collaborate on various research activities within the department and in multidisciplinary research throughout the University. The candidate must have expertise in fundamental and applied research related to advanced manufacturing.  Representative areas of expertise include, but are not limited to advanced manufacturing approaches using novel technologies such as, but not limited to, continuous manufacturing, drying technology, aseptic processing, and 3D printing.

Established in 1869, Purdue is Indiana’s land-grant university, a comprehensive educational and research institution which is a member of the prestigious American Association of Universities (AAU). The Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy encompasses multidisciplinary research and teaching in the areas of drug development, biotechnology, pharmacokinetics, drug delivery systems and manufacturing technologies.

Purdue University offers a thriving interdisciplinary environment for education and research. The university has a student body of over 49,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, including 11 percent of underrepresented minority students and 18 percent international students. 

Qualifications: The candidate must hold a PhD degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as pharmaceutical sciences, engineering, biochemistry, analytical chemistry and biophysics or a closely related field.  The candidate will have an outstanding record of scientific and technical accomplishment, an exceptional potential for world-class research and a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education.  Purdue University’s Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy 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.  

Application: For consideration, please upload a single PDF file that contains the following at

  • Candidate’s curriculum vitae
  • Letter of interest providing a summary of qualifications for the position
  • Statement of research interests and goals
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of diversity and inclusion
  • Names and contact information for three references

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Review of applications will begin September 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position. The desired starting date is August 14, 2023, but is flexible and negotiable.

For further information concerning the search please contact Mary Ellen Hurt, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2091

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. Purdue University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person.  In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity.  All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability or status as a veteran.




The Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at Purdue University has developed a diverse set of research programs spanning from the physical sciences to the biological sciences, but always having a molecular basis and an emphasis on disease or medicine. Research in the Department is focused in eight different multidisciplinary areas.

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