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The Department of Basic Medical Sciences has the following faculty positions open:

Assistant Professor of Veterinary Gross Anatomy

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The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time, academic year, tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an energetic, well-funded research program; engage in interdisciplinary and collaborative research; and teach gross anatomy in the veterinary professional programs.

Candidates must possess a D.V.M. (or equivalent) degree or a minimum of 3 year’s experience teaching veterinary gross anatomy in an AVMA-accredited veterinary institution, in addition to a Ph.D. in a biological science. We seek an anatomist who will educate, train, and mentor professional and graduate students. Primary teaching will be in gross anatomy, with opportunities in microanatomy, depending upon the candidate’s interest and departmental need. We are especially interested in candidates whose research will advance the College’s strategic research focus areas of infectious disease and immunology; cancer; neuroscience; musculoskeletal biology and orthopedics; and animal welfare science.

Purdue University offers a thriving interdisciplinary environment for education and research. Collaborative and interdisciplinary research are enabled through the NCI-funded Purdue University Center for Cancer Research, and facilities and centers within Discovery Park. Purdue University’s recently established Pillars of Excellence in the Life Sciences provide additional opportunities, particularly in neuroscience and inflammation, immunology and infectious disease.

Application material should include a letter of intent; a complete CV; a 2-3 page description of current and future research and teaching goals which includes a brief statement on professional contributions to the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion; and the names and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin January 23, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The start date for the position is negotiable. A background check is required for employment in this position. Applications should be submitted by email to: Gloria Powell ( Requests for more information should be sent to Dr. Kevin Hannon (, College of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, 625 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2026.

Purdue University values, nurtures, and respects all members of its community and fosters an environment where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential. Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse work force. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


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