003575-2016 - Assistant/Associate Professor - Basic Medical Sciences


The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time, academic year, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an energetic, well-funded research program; engage in interdisciplinary and collaborative research; and teach pharmacology in the veterinary professional programs.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in pharmacology or related field and relevant post-doctoral experience. Preference will be given to individuals who also hold a D.V.M. (or equivalent) degree and diplomate status or eligibility in the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology. We seek a pharmacologist who will educate, train, and mentor professional and graduate students. Of particular interest are candidates with research expertise in areas such as pharmacogenomics, pharmacokinetics, targeted drug delivery, or other areas with direct application to drug discovery. We are especially interested in candidates whose research will advance the College’s strategic research focus areas of infectious disease and immunology; cancer; neuroscience; musculoskeletal biology and orthopedics; and animal welfare science.

Purdue University offers a thriving interdisciplinary environment for education and research. Collaborative and interdisciplinary research are enabled through the NCI-funded Purdue University Center for Cancer Research (https://www.cancerresearch.purdue.edu/) and the facilities and centers within Discovery Park (http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/) including the Purdue Translational Pharmacology core (https://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/bioscience/facilities/core/pharmacology/index.php), and the  3D Cell Culture Core (https://nanohub.org/groups/3d3cfacility). The Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery (http://www.purdue.edu/research/pcdd/index.php) provides opportunities for participation in discovery, synthesis, testing and translation of new drugs for human and animal disease. Purdue University’s recently established Pillars of Excellence in the Life Sciences provide additional opportunities, particularly in neuroscience and inflammation, immunology and infectious disease (http://www.purdue.edu/research/life-sciences/). 


Application material should include a letter of intent; a complete CV; a 2-3 page description of current and future research and professional goals which includes a brief statement on professional contributions to the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion; and the names and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin October 24, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. The start date for the position is negotiable. Applications should be submitted by email to: Gloria Powell (glpowell@purdue.edu). Requests for more information should be sent to Dr. Sophie A.  Lelièvre, College of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, 625 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2026.

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and ensures an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential.

A background check will be required for employment in this position. 

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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