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Faculty Position in Biochemistry (002872-2013)

The Department of Chemistry at Purdue University, West Lafayette, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Biochemistry or related areas.

Requirements: Candidates that complement existing program strengths in cancer biology, membrane proteins, drug discovery and macromolecular structure/function, with an emphasis on disease-relevant research questions, are especially encouraged to apply.  Purdue has an outstanding tradition in biochemistry and the department is looking to integrate a creative scientist into the cutting edge interdisciplinary environment provided by Purdue University. 

Qualifications: Candidates must have a PhD in Biochemistry or a related field with outstanding credentials in biomedical research, an excellent track record of publications and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Successful candidates are expected to develop a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding and teach courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. 

Applications: Applicants should submit a letter of application with curriculum vita, a summary of planned research and a statement on teaching philosophy to:Chair, Biochemistry Faculty Search Committee, Purdue University, Department of Chemistry, 560 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, IN47907-2084.  Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same address.  Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2013, and will remain in consideration until the position is filled.  See http://www.chem.purdue.edu/ for further details.

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