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Clinical Assistant Professor Position in Occupational, Environmental, and Biomedical Health Science
Purdue University

Date Posted Dec. 27, 2020
Title Clinical Assistant Professor Position in Occupational, Environmental, and Biomedical Health Science
University Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN, United States
Department School of Health Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2021
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
    Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
    Assistant Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Biomedical Sciences
    Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    Environmental/Occupational Health
    Environmental/Occupational Health
    Biomedical Sciences
    Health Sciences - General
    Health Sciences - General

Requisition ID: 12265
Clinical Assistant Professor Position in Occupational, Environmental, and Biomedical Health Science

Job Summary
Position Summary
The School of Health Sciences in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Purdue University invites applications for a non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor in the areas of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences and Biomedical Sciences.

Responsibilities -
The candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and make significant contributions to curricular development for programs within the School of Health Sciences. The successful candidate is expected to develop 2 new courses for the Health Science Pre-Professional program (premed, pre-physician assistant, etc.), and teach existing courses in Occupational and Environmental Health. This is a 12-month position; a full teaching-service load is expected in all academic sessions. Demonstration of regionally recognized scholarship in education and/or service to the unit is required for promotion.

Qualifications – Minimum qualifications are a Master’s degree in a field related to biomedical science and/or occupational and environmental health with the preferred candidate holding a doctoral degree. The teaching focus of this position also requires demonstration of a strong background in innovative educational pedagogy.

Application Procedure – Applications must include (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching philosophy and statement regarding courses of interest to teach and/or develop, (4) a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement, and (5) a list of three references. Any interested candidate should apply here: LINK.

Purdue University’s School of Health Science is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates’ diversity, equity and inclusion statement should address past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, research and/or engagement.

About the Department
Founded in 1979, the School of Health Sciences offers academic programs in Health Science Pre-Professional, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Medical Physics, Health Physics, Toxicology, and Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences (OEHS). The Health Science Pre-Professional major is the largest with almost 600 students currently enrolled. The OEHS undergraduate and graduate programs both have ABET accreditation in industrial hygiene; and the OEHS graduate program is supported by a NIOSH training grant. The Wall Street Journal ranked Purdue University as fourth in the nation among top public universities in the United States.

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position. Questions regarding the position may be sent to Dr. Ellen M. Wells, Chair of the Search Committee (

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

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Contact Information

  • Ellen M. Wells, Search Committee Chair
    School of Health Sciences
    Purdue University
    550 Stadium Mall Drive
    West Lafayette, IN 47907
  • 7654963535


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