Employment Opportunities


The School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, seeks outstanding individuals at Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank with a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral level degree in Chemical Engineering or closely related field. Candidates should have a distinguished academic record, exceptional potential to conduct world-class research, and a commitment to educate and mentor students.  The successful candidates will conduct original research,  advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and 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.

The School of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University has experienced significant growth in the past decade and has a strong faculty core engaged in all areas of Chemical Engineering as well as significant interdisciplinary efforts across campus, with other academic institutions, and industrial partners. The College of Engineering at Purdue is currently undergoing extensive growth, with over one hundred faculty position openings being projected over the next five years. For a detailed description of research activities see https://engineering.purdue.edu/ChE/Research.

 Submit applications online at https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/AboutUS/Employment/Applications, including curriculum vitae, teaching and research plans, and names of four references. For information/questions regarding applications contact Marion Ragland, Faculty Recruitment Coordinator, College of Engineering, at ragland@purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin on September 29, 2014 and will continue until the positions are filled.  A background check will be required for employment in this position. Nominations may be sent to Dr. Sangtae Kim, Search Committee Chair, at che-faculty-search@ecn.purdue.edu.

 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.

Staff Opportunities

Staff positions are advertised and filled by Purdue's Human Resources Services, where you will find a list of current job openings, information on benefits, and instructions on how to apply for a job.


Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.