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Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences – Origins of Life Search

The Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, and Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at Purdue University invite applicants for up to three faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, rank to be commensurate with experience, and departmental appointments to align with candidates' expertise and interests. Applications are welcomed from researchers in all areas with relevance to the Origins of Life, including but not limited to evolutionary biology, phylogenetics, computational biology, molecular biology, microbiology, synthetic biology, prebiotic chemistry, biocatalysis, astrochemistry, self-replicating and evolutionary systems, astrobiology, biogeochemistry, physical processes related to abiogenesis, and planetary habitability. 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.

Department of Biological Sciences – Assistant or Associate Professor

The Department of Biological Sciences at Purdue University invites applicants for faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applications are welcome from researchers in any area of life sciences, including but not limited to neurobiology, microbiology, immunology, genetics and cell biology. The quality and potential of the research and teaching program will be the primary criteria for consideration.

Department of Chemistry – Analytical Chemistry

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 Analytical Chemistry. Successful candidates may have interests in any research area of analytical chemistry, defined broadly.

Department of Chemistry – Experimental Physical Chemistry

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 Experimental Physical Chemistry. Successful candidates may have interests in any research area of experimental physical chemistry, defined broadly.

Departments of Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy and Chemistry - Quantum Information Science (QIS)

The Departments of Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy and Chemistry as part of the College of Science at Purdue University invite applications for possibly multiple positions in Quantum Information Science (QIS) to begin August 2022. These positions will be at the assistant/associate professor level based on scholarly record. When appropriate, successful candidates may be considered for joint and interdisciplinary appointments across the College.

Department of Computer Science – Assistant or Associate Professor

The Department of Computer Science in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for five tenure-track or tenured positions in all areas of computer science. These appointments will be at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The positions are part of a continued expansion in a large-scale hiring effort across key strategic areas in the College of Science.

Department of Computer Science – Data Science

The Department of Computer Science in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for tenure-track or tenured positions in the broad area of data science. The appointments would start in August 2022 or a future date subject to negotiation. Early career candidates with exceptional qualifications may be considered for a term-limited early career endowed professorship.

Department of Computer Science – Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice

The Department of Computer Science in the College of Science at Purdue University West Lafayette campus solicits applications for two Professor of Practice positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Professors of Practice participate in departmental, college, and university-level activities and have professional development opportunities. The positions are non-tenure track faculty positions.

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences – Assistant or Associate Professor

The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS), within the College of Science at Purdue University, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in modeling cloud microphysical, aerosol, or chemical interactions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin in the 2022-23 academic year.

Department of Mathematics - Lecturer

Applications are invited for a Lecturer in Mathematics starting January 3, 2022 or August 8, 2022. Candidates must have mathematics teaching experience at the K-12 and/or college level and a master’s degree in mathematics education, mathematics, or a closely related field.

Department of Mathematics - Data Science

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for positions in Data Science at the level of assistant or associate professor to start in August 2022 or a future date subject to negotiation. Early career candidates with exceptional qualifications may be considered for a term-limited early career endowed professorship. There are additional posted positions in data science at Purdue in both the Computer Science and Statistics departments. Candidates are encouraged to apply for all that are relevant.  Joint appointments with other departments are possible based on candidate and departmental interests.

Department of Mathematics - Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for multiple appointments as Professor of Practice in Mathematics to begin August 2022.  These appointments will be at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice.

Department of Mathematics - Assistant or Associate Professor

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for multiple appointments in Mathematics at the level of assistant/associate professor. These appointments would start in August 2022.

Department of Mathematics - Golomb Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for multiple three-year positions as Golomb Visiting Assistant Professor (for new and very recent Ph.D.s). These positions come at a time of dynamic leadership and with significant investment in the College of Science - Purdue’s second-largest college, comprising the mathematical, physical and life sciences. For information about our department, see www.math.purdue.edu.

Department of Physics and Astronomy – Department Head

Purdue University seeks a new Head of the Department of Physics & Astronomy to lead a large and dynamic faculty towards its full potential for forefront scientific research, state-of-the-art teaching, and outstanding service to the community. Unprecedented enrollment increases and substantial growth in the campus combined with the nationally recognized quality of life of the surrounding community provide a strong foundation for a successful candidate to achieve an ambitious strategic vision.

Department of Physics – Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Purdue University seeks applications for a faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in the field of theoretical condensed matter physics. All areas of theoretical condensed matter physics will be considered. We are interested in outstanding scientists with an established track record in condensed matter theory, a commitment to leading a preeminent research program, and a clear vision for future innovation.

Departments of Physics and Astronomy and Chemistry – Experimental Biological Physics

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Purdue University seeks applications for an academic year appointment of an Assistant Professor in the area of experimental biological physics. All areas of experimental biological physics will be considered. The successful candidate will have a joint appointment in both the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Department of Chemistry (75:25 appointment). We are interested in an outstanding scientist with an established track record, a commitment to leading a preeminent research program, and a clear vision for future innovation. Current research efforts within the two departments apply a variety of experimental and theoretical techniques to investigate intracellular and molecular dynamics, cell growth, cell sensing, functions of the proteins, and ultra-fast electron and energy transfer dynamics in a variety of systems.

Department of Statistics – Assistant/Associate Professors

The Department of Statistics at Purdue University invites nominations and applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor and the Associate Professor levels beginning August 2022. Purdue University seeks to attract excellent candidates in all areas of statistics or allied fields to strengthen a key department and build cross-campus linkages in data science and other core statistical areas. Applicants for the Assistant Profession position are expected to develop an excellent research profile that leads to external funding and those for the Associate Professor position are expected to have an excellent research profile with a substantial external funding record. All candidates shall have the interest and potential to contribute to other missions of the Department.

Department of Statistics – Data Science

The Department of Statistics in the College of Science at Purdue University invites applications for multiple positions in Data Science to begin in August 2022 or a future date subject to negotiation. These appointments will be at the level of assistant or associate professor. Early career candidates with exceptional qualifications may be considered for a term-limited early career endowed professorship. There are additional positions in data science at Purdue in both the Computer Science and Mathematics departments. Candidates are encouraged to apply for all that are relevant. Joint appointments with other departments are possible based on candidate and departmental interests.

Department of Statistics – Assistant Professor of Practice

The Department of Statistics at Purdue University invites applications for a non-tenure-track position beginning August 2022 at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates in all areas of Statistics. This is a non-tenure-track faculty position with multi-year contracts and a promotion track.

Department of Statistics – Lecturers

The Department of Statistics has two open positions as Lecturer beginning in the Spring 2022. The 1.0 FTE position is non-tenure track and renewable each year without constraint on the number of years served. Duties will include teaching, coordinating, and developing curriculum for courses in Statistics. Initial responsibilities likely include teaching our undergraduate and graduate service courses (i.e., STAT 301, 350, or 503).

 

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