Job ID: 176558

Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor

Purdue University

  • Jan. 13, 2022
  • Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Honors College
  • Purdue University
    West Lafayette, IN
  • Open until filled
  • August 2022
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
    Visiting Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Civil Engineering
    Computer Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Engineering - Other

Purdue University’s Honors College and College of Engineering Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor
Date Available: August 2022

Principal Duties: Purdue University’s Honors College and College of Engineering, West Lafayette, Indiana, invite applications for a one-year Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor position. We seek candidates from any engineering discipline who are dedicated, innovative teachers to offer honors courses in the Honors College and the College of Engineering, and participate in the intellectual life of the university. Required duties include: teaching in the first-year honors course series on topics related to the candidate’s field of specialty and offering specialty honors seminars and sections of engineering courses. The workload is 2-2 teaching, with participation in Goss Scholars learning community activities and other high impact extra-curricular programming that support the honors experience. This is a full-time appointment at the level of Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor. Contract is one year, and the position begins August 2022.

Ph.D. required in any discipline of engineering. Candidates must demonstrate ability to teach courses in engineering and interdisciplinary range to offer seminars to students from various majors. Applicants should demonstrate experience or ideas for implementing innovative teaching techniques and working with a diverse student population. The nine-month salary will be based on education and experience. Purdue University offers a comprehensive benefits package.

The Honors College
The Honors College is Purdue’s interdisciplinary college that serves highly motivated undergraduate students from every disciplinary school in the university. It is an academic-residential environment, grounded in four pillars: interdisciplinary academics, undergraduate research, global and community engagement, and leadership development. The college has 2,700 undergraduate students, who, in addition to their major, complete a curriculum that helps them achieve these aims. Faculty and staff have a high degree of interaction with students and develop programming to support the curricular aims of the Honors College. The Honors College has a long-standing commitment to diversity and is driven by the belief that diversity supports and enhances every aspect of the educational experience.

The College of Engineering
The College of Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (#2 public college for engineering, #3 for online graduate engineering programs, #4 for graduate programs, #6 in the world for utility patents, and #10 for undergraduate programs) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.

Application Process
To apply, please visit Applications must include: (1) a Curriculum Vitae, (2) a cover letter of interest, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) a diversity and inclusion statement, and (5) names of three references.

Purdue University 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 a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Screening of applicants will begin February 4, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position. For additional information, contact Dr. Alina Alexeenko via email at

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

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Alina Alexeenko
    College of Engineering
    Purdue University
    701 W. Stadium Avenue
    West Lafayette, IN 47907
  • 765-496-1864

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