Assistant Professor - Plant Bioactives and Human Health

Position: Tenure-track Assistant Professor (9 month) position in Food Science. The successful candidate will join a 23-member faculty in the Department of Food Science, housed in the Philip E. Nelson Hall of Food Science on the main campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. 

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Food Science, Nutrition, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Biology/Microbiology, Immunology, Pharmacology, or other related field. A strong commitment to research and teaching in the area of botanicals with an emphasis on the chemistry/analysis and processing of phytochemicals as they relate to biological systems, health and disease. Strong teaching, communication, teamwork, leadership, and problem solving skills. High potential for establishing an externally funded research program.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin August 14, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.


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