IMPH Assistant Professor (#29118)

Faculty Opening in
Industrial and Molecular Pharmaceutics
Assistant Professor

The College of Pharmacy at Purdue University is seeking applications to fill a faculty position in the Department of Industrial and Molecular Pharmaceutics.
The position is for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor. The faculty member is expected to establish an externally funded research program and will teach courses in the undergraduate, graduate, and professional (PharmD) programs. It is expected that the individual will collaborate on various research activities within the department and in multidisciplinary, multi-institutional research throughout the University. This is a nine-month (academic year) appointment.

The candidate must have expertise in fundamental and applied research in one or more areas related to the pre-clinical development of pharmaceutical products, including design, pre-formulation, delivery, evaluation, and manufacturing.

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 Department of Industrial and Molecular Pharmaceutics encompasses multidisciplinary research and teaching in the areas of drug development, biotechnology, pharmacokinetics, drug delivery systems and manufacturing technologies. Purdue University offers a thriving interdisciplinary environment for education and research. The university has a student body of over 52,000 undergraduate, graduate and first professional students, including 12 percent of underrepresented minority students and 18 percent international students. The university aspires to become a leader among its peer institutions in making meaningful and lasting progress in responding to the needs and concerns of minorities and women.

Qualifications: The candidate must hold a PhD degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as pharmaceutical sciences, chemical or biomedical engineering, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, biophysics, or a closely related field by the start of the appointment. The candidate will have an outstanding record of scientific and technical accomplishment, an exceptional potential for world-class research and a commitment to undergraduate, professional, and graduate education.
Application: For consideration, please upload a single PDF file that contains the following at
• Candidate’s curriculum vitae
• Letter of interest providing a summary of qualifications for the position
• Statement of research interests and goals
• Statement of teaching philosophy
• Names and contact information for three references

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position. The desired starting date is August 12, 2024, but is flexible and negotiable.

For further information concerning the search please contact Mary Ellen Hurt, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Industrial and Molecular Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2091

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. Purdue University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability or status as a veteran.