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Senior Level Faculty Positions, College of Science (002496-2011)

The College of Science at Purdue University is seeking applications for senior faculty positions in any of its seven departments:  Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics.   The College has increased its faculty numbers by over 20% since 2000, mostly at the junior level, and is now seeking to expand its group of senior faculty recognized internationally as leaders in their fields.  We expect that successful candidates will have accomplishments appropriate for appointment as Distinguished Professor or Professor including an exceptional research program.  Successful applicants are expected to participate in the teaching mission of the university, and to provide service such as leadership for major research initiatives being pursued by a group faculty. 

Applications:  Applications from outstanding candidates in all areas will be considered, and we are particularly interested in applicants who have a strong vision for how their work will enhance and will be enhanced by joining the faculty at Purdue.   Purdue University provides highly competitive salary and startup packages.  Potential applicants who wish to discuss this opportunity in more detail are encouraged to contact the department head in their field of interest.   Applications can be submitted electronically on the College of Science employment page at: https://www.science.purdue.edu/for-faculty-staff/employment.  Review of applications will begin October 1, 2011 and continue until the positions are filled.  A background check will be required for employment in these positions.

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 West Lafayette campus, located on hour north of Indianapolis and two hours south of downtown Chicago, has ten colleges with an enrollment of 39,000 students.