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Faculty Position in Analytical Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Purdue University, West Lafayette, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor level in Analytical Chemistry.  Successful candidates may have interests in any research area of analytical chemistry, broadly defined.  Purdue has a tradition of excellence in analytical chemistry, and is currently ranked first in the country in this sub-discipline.  The Department is looking to integrate a creative scientist into the cutting edge interdisciplinary environment provided by Purdue University. 

Successful candidates are expected to have a doctorate degree in chemistry or related field, to have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and to have already established a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding.  Applicants should submit a letter of application with curriculum vita, a summary of planned research, and a statement on teaching philosophy electronically at: Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded.  Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2015, and will remain in consideration until the position is filled.  

A background check will be required for employment in this position.  Purdue University is an ADVANCE institution.

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Endowed Chair in Drug Discovery

The Department of Chemistry and Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at Purdue University are pleased to announce the availability of an endowed Chair faculty position in drug discovery and development. We seek an exceptional scientist with an outstanding track record of creativity in any area related to the science of drug discovery.  Candidates seeking to advance their own discoveries through early stages of clinical trials are particularly encouraged to apply.  Purdue University offers a thriving interdisciplinary research and education environment, including unique capabilities within Discovery Park, with excellent faculty and exceptional support services associated with drug discovery and preclinical testing.  More details about the departments involved in this search at Purdue can be found at: or Applicants should send curriculum vita, a summary of planned research and the names of three references to: Department Head, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, 560 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2084. Review of applicants will begin in October 2009 and continue until the position is filled.

Purdue University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse work force.


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