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Clinical Assistant Professor, John Martinson Honors College, Purdue University

John Martinson Honors College
West Lafayette, Indiana
Salary based on education and experience
Posted Date
Feb 14, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Purdue University’s John Martinson Honors College (JMHC) and College of Engineering, West Lafayette, Indiana, invite applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor position. We seek candidates from environmental engineering with experience in undergraduate honors education to teach honors courses in the JMHC and the College of Engineering’s Honors Program. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in environmental science and community-based projects . 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. Initial contract is for three years with possibility for renewal, and the position begins August 2023.


Ph.D. required in environmental engineering. Candidates must demonstrate experience teaching courses in engineering and interdisciplinary courses to students from various majors. The nine-month salary will be based on education and experience. Purdue University offers a comprehensive benefits package.

The John Martinson Honors College

The JMHC 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 over 3,000 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 JMHC. The JMHC 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 Procedure

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 and contact details of three references.

Purdue University, the John Martinson Honors College, and the College of Engineering are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.

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 March 7, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position. For additional information, contact Dr. Jacqueline Linnes via email at  

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

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