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Associate Administrative Assistant

Requisition ID: 21809

Join a great group of support staff that provides routine and daily support to Chemistry faculty. 

  • This is an entry level position with eventual opportunities to promote within! 
  • No experience in Science or Chemistry needed. 
  • Easy to learn, on the job training will be provided that includes Concur Travel Training, scheduling seminars & creating various appointments.

Job Summary

As the Associate Administrative Assistant under direct supervision, you will provide general administrative support for an individual, group of professionals, department, program, or other administrative function. Serve as first point of contact. Draft routine correspondence, schedule appointments, organize and maintain paper and electronic files, or provide information to callers and visitors. Assist with various other support functions as needed. 

  • Provide administrative support for faculty in an academic, research and scientific setting in the Department of Chemistry. 
  • Input, format, revise, manipulate, store, and retrieve documents and information. 
  • Maintain calendars, schedules, arrange seminars, prepare, and communicate flyers and agendas. 
  • Assist faculty and graduate students with travel. 
  • Work closely with other areas within the department including the business office, Science IT, and procurement.

 Required:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Experience in an administrative support customer service, or clerical role, helpful
  • Excellent customer service, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle frequent interruptions, balance multiple tasks, and maintain confidentiality
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details 
  • Computer and related software skills to include Word, Outlook, Internet, etc. 
  • Typing, drafting, filing, and data entry skills
For more information, see https://careers.purdue.edu/job/West-Lafayette-Associate-Administrative-Assistant-IN-47906/927594600/

 

Assistant Professor Positions in "Advanced Materials" in Purdue University's College of Science

Requisition ID: 22731  

The Departments of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, Biological Sciences, and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences in the College of Science at Purdue University invite applicants for multiple faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, with departmental appointment(s) to align with candidate’s expertise and interests. Successful candidates hired at all faculty levels as part of this College-wide cluster search will help form the core of a new interdisciplinary Center for Advanced Materials, along with an already established dynamic group of Purdue College of Science faculty across all departments. Center faculty will create an interdisciplinary, globally competitive research presence in the design of new materials in which atomic and molecular-scale understanding and control of structure leads to transformative new capabilities at larger scales. 

Applications are welcomed from researchers in all areas with relevance to Advanced Materials, including but not limited to: soft material synthesis or assembly, including polymeric and biomaterials such as protein and lipid materials, and cell-instructive materials; nanostructured materials including nanoparticles, light absorbing or emitting materials, superconductors, metamaterials; geologic or planetary materials, mineralogy, space materials, environmental materials, materials to address climate change or sustainability; high-throughput or automated materials synthesis, computational design of materials, quantum materials, and materials for advanced computational devices.  

Experimental, computational, observational, and theoretical scientists are encouraged to apply. Applicants that work across multiple disciplines or work to develop interdisciplinary collaborations are especially encouraged to apply. 

The Departments, the College of Science and Purdue University: The Departments of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, Biological Sciences, and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences are four Departments within the College of Science, which comprises the computing, physical, and life sciences at Purdue. The College of Science is the second-largest college at Purdue, with 353 faculty and more than 6000 students. With multiple commitments of significant investment and strong alignment with Purdue leadership, the College is committed to supporting existing strengths and enhancing the scope and impact of the Department of Chemistry. Purdue itself is one of the nation’s leading land-grant universities, with an enrollment of over 41,000 students primarily focused on STEM subjects.  For more information, see https://www.purdue.edu/purduemoves/initiatives/stem/index.php.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a PhD or similar doctoral level degree in the sciences or related disciplines with outstanding credentials in research, an excellent track record of or potential for leading publications and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.  Successful candidates are expected to develop a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding, display excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and participate in departmental, college, and university service.

Application Procedure: Applicants should submit an application electronically at https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/22371/ that includes: (1) a cover letter, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a description of proposed research (4-5 pages; this will be used to evaluate applicants' potential to develop a robust independent research program), and (4) a teaching statement (1-2 pages; this will be used to evaluate applicants' potential for effectively contributing to the departments' and College of Science teaching mission.

Purdue University, the College of Science, and the Departments of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, Biological Sciences, and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Purdue University, the College of Science, and the Departments of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, Biological Sciences, and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom. 

Additionally, applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be e-mailed to the Search Chair at assistantmaterials@purdue.edu, specifically indicating the position for which the applicant is applying. Applications will be held in strict confidence and will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2022. Applications will remain in consideration until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position. 

 

Associate/Full Professor Positions in "Advanced Materials" in Purdue University's College of Science

Requisition ID: 22365  

The Departments of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, Biological Sciences, and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at Purdue University invite applicants for multiple faculty positions at the rank of Associate/Full Professor, rank to be commensurate with experience, and departmental appointments to align with candidate's expertise and interests. Successful candidates hired at all faculty levels as part of this College-wide cluster search will help form the core of a new interdisciplinary Center for Advanced Materials, along with an already established dynamic group of Purdue College of Science faculty across all departments. Center faculty will create an interdisciplinary, globally competitive research presence in the design of new materials in which atomic and molecular-scale understanding and control of structure leads to transformative new capabilities at larger scales. 

Applications are welcomed from researchers in all areas with relevance to Advanced Materials, including but not limited to: soft material synthesis or assembly, including polymeric and biomaterials such as protein and lipid materials, and cell-instructive materials; nanostructured materials including nanoparticles, light absorbing or emitting materials, superconductors, metamaterials; geologic or planetary materials, mineralogy, space materials, environmental materials, materials to address climate change or sustainability; high-throughput or automated materials synthesis, computational design of materials, quantum materials, and materials for advanced computational devices.  

Experimental, computational, observational, and theoretical scientists are encouraged to apply. Applicants that work across multiple disciplines or work to develop interdisciplinary collaborations are especially encouraged to apply. 

Responsibilities: Establishing/maintaining an independent, externally funded research program, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and participating in departmental, college, and university service.  

The Departments, the College of Science and Purdue University: The Departments of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, Biological Sciences, and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences are four Departments within the College of Science, which comprises the computing, physical, and life sciences at Purdue. The College of Science is the second-largest college at Purdue, with 353 faculty and more than 6000 students. With multiple commitments of significant investment and strong alignment with Purdue leadership, the College is committed to supporting existing strengths and enhancing the scope and impact of the Department of Chemistry. Purdue itself is one of the nation’s leading land-grant universities, with an enrollment of over 41,000 students primarily focused on STEM subjects.  For more information, see https://www.purdue.edu/purduemoves/initiatives/stem/index.php.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a PhD or similar doctoral level degree in the sciences or related disciplines with outstanding credentials in research, an excellent track record of or potential for leading publications and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.  Successful candidates are expected to have already established a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding, displayed excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and participated in departmental, college, and university service.

Application Procedure: Applicants should submit an application electronically at https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/22365/ that includes: (1) a cover letter, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a description of prior and proposed research that will be used to evaluate applicants' independent research program and future research potential, and (4) a teaching statement that will be used to evaluate applicants' potential for effectively contributing to the departments' and College of Science teaching mission.

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment. Following initial screening, selected candidates will be asked to arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the search committee.  

Purdue University, the College of Science, and the Departments of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, Biological Sciences, and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Purdue University, the College of Science, and the Departments of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, Biological Sciences, and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.

 

Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry

Requisition ID: 21934
Position: 40064803

Job Summary

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Organic Chemistry. Successful candidates may have interests in any research area of organic chemistry, defined broadly.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a PhD in chemistry, or a related field, with outstanding credentials in research, an excellent track record of or potential for leading publications and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.  Successful candidates are expected to develop a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding, and display excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The Department and College

With 50 full-time faculty, 350 PhD students, and over 300 outstanding undergraduates, Purdue’s highly ranked chemistry department is one of the largest and most diverse in the country. The wide-ranging expertise of the faculty enables fast and effective responses to interdisciplinary research opportunities, positioning it as a key partner in many university-wide centers, institutes, and initiatives. For more information, see http://www.chem.purdue.edu/.

Chemistry is part of the College of Science, which comprises the physical, computing and life sciences at Purdue. It is the second-largest college at Purdue with over 350 faculty and more than 6000 students. With multiple commitments of significant investment and strong alignment with Purdue leadership, the College is committed to supporting existing strengths and enhancing the scope and impact of the Department of Chemistry. Purdue itself is one of the nation’s leading land-grant universities, with an enrollment of over 41,000 students primarily focused on STEM subjects.  For more information, see https://www.purdue.edu/purduemoves/initiatives/stem/index.php.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit an application electronically at https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/21934/ that includes (1) a cover letter, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching plan, and (4) a research plan. 

Purdue University, the College of Science, and the Department of Chemistry are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Purdue University, the College of Science, and the Department of Chemistry are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.

Additionally, applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be e-mailed to the Search Chair at organicsearch@purdue.edu, specifically indicating the position for which the applicant is applying. Applications will be held in strict confidence and will be reviewed beginning October 17, 2022. Applications will remain in consideration until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position. 

 

Assistant or Associate Professor of Inorganic Chemistry

Requisition ID:  21950
Position: 40064805

Job Summary

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Inorganic Chemistry. Successful candidates may have interests in any research area of inorganic chemistry, defined broadly.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a PhD in chemistry, or a related field, with outstanding credentials in research, an excellent track record of or potential for leading publications and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.  Successful candidates are expected to develop (Assistant Professor) or to have already established (Associate Professor) a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding, and display excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The Department and College

With 50 full-time faculty, 350 PhD students, and over 300 outstanding undergraduates, Purdue’s highly ranked chemistry department is one of the largest and most diverse in the country. The wide-ranging expertise of the faculty enables fast and effective responses to interdisciplinary research opportunities, positioning it as a key partner in many university-wide centers, institutes, and initiatives. For more information, see http://www.chem.purdue.edu/.

Chemistry is part of the College of Science, which comprises the physical, computing and life sciences at Purdue. It is the second-largest college at Purdue with over 350 faculty and more than 6000 students. With multiple commitments of significant investment and strong alignment with Purdue leadership, the College is committed to supporting existing strengths and enhancing the scope and impact of the Department of Chemistry. Purdue itself is one of the nation’s leading land-grant universities, with an enrollment of over 41,000 students primarily focused on STEM subjects.  For more information, see https://www.purdue.edu/purduemoves/initiatives/stem/index.php.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit an application electronically at https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/21950/  that includes (1) a cover letter, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching plan, and (4) a research plan. 

Purdue University, the College of Science, and the Department of Chemistry are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Purdue University, the College of Science, and the Department of Chemistry are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.

Additionally, applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be e-mailed to the Search Chair at inorgsearch@purdue.edu, specifically indicating the position for which the applicant is applying. Applications will be held in strict confidence and will be reviewed beginning October 10, 2022. Applications will remain in consideration until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

 

Assistant Professor of Chemical Biology and Biochemistry

Requisition ID: 21954
Position: 40064807

Job Summary

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Chemical Biology and Biochemistry. Successful candidates may have interests in any research area of chemical biology or biochemistry, broadly defined.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a PhD in chemistry, or a related field, with outstanding credentials in research, an excellent track record of or potential for leading publications and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Successful candidates are expected to develop a vibrant and robust research program supported by extramural funding, display excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The Department and College

With 50 full-time faculty, 350 PhD students, and over 300 outstanding undergraduates, Purdue’s highly ranked chemistry department is one of the largest and most diverse in the country. The wide-ranging expertise of the faculty enables fast and effective responses to interdisciplinary research opportunities, positioning it as a key partner in many university-wide centers, institutes, and initiatives. For more information, see http://www.chem.purdue.edu/.

Chemistry is part of the College of Science, which comprises the physical, computing and life sciences at Purdue. It is the second-largest college at Purdue with over 350 faculty and more than 6000 students. With multiple commitments of significant investment and strong alignment with Purdue leadership, the College is committed to supporting existing strengths and enhancing the scope and impact of the Department of Chemistry. Purdue itself is one of the nation’s leading land-grant universities, with an enrollment of over 41,000 students primarily focused on STEM subjects.  For more information, see https://www.purdue.edu/purduemoves/initiatives/stem/index.php.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit an application electronically at https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/21954/ that includes (1) a cover letter, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching plan, and (4) a research plan. 

Purdue University, the College of Science, and the Department of Chemistry are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Purdue University, the College of Science, and the Department of Chemistry are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.

Additionally, applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be e-mailed to the Search Chair at biochemsearch@purdue.edu, specifically indicating the position for which the applicant is applying. Applications will be held in strict confidence and will be reviewed beginning October 17, 2022. Applications will remain in consideration until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position. 



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