Job opportunity: Composites Faculty Position at Purdue University

Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in composites manufacturing.

The College of Engineering at Purdue University (W. Lafayette, IN) invites applications for faculty at the level of Full, Associate and Assistant Professor. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in Composites Manufacturing. This position is part of the college’s initiative to develop a preeminent team in the area of composites manufacturing. Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in aeronautics and astronautics, materials engineering, chemical engineering or mechanical engineering or a related discipline and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program at the forefront of their field, as well as potential to educate and mentor students. The successful candidates will conduct original research, will advise graduate students, will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and will perform service both at the School and University levels. Candidates with experience working with diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff and the ability to contribute to an inclusive climate are particularly encouraged to apply. Purdue University’s College of Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter and indicate their experience, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

The College of Engineering at Purdue University has experienced significant growth in the past decade and has a strong faculty core engaged in all areas of composites manufacturing, as well as, significant interdisciplinary efforts across campus, with other academic institutions, and industrial partners. The College of Engineering at Purdue is currently undergoing a new growth phase, with an expanding number of faculty that are opening new and exciting research directions. For a detailed description of composites research activities see https://www.purdue.edu/cmsc/

Submit applications online at: https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/InfoFor/Employment, including curriculum vitae, teaching and research plans, and names of three references. For information/questions regarding applications, contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at coeacademicaffairs@purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue's main campus is located in West Lafayette Indiana, a welcoming and diverse community with a wide variety of cultural activities and events, industries, and excellent schools. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program to assist new faculty and their partners regarding dual career needs and facilitate their relocation.

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