About This Department

Department: Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Insitution: Purdue University
  West Lafayette, IN

The Department is part of the Colleges of Agriculture and Engineering at Purdue University that are deeply committed to the three land-grant missions (teaching, research, and extension), to international activities and perspectives that span all missions, and to excellence in all we do. The College of Agriculture is one of the world’s leading colleges of agricultural, food, life, and natural resource sciences and ranked eighth globally in the 2016 QS World University Rankings. The College has 11 academic departments and includes 325 faculty, 2736 undergraduate students, and 699 graduate students. The College of Engineering has 13 academic units and includes 456 faculty, more than 8700 undergraduate students, and nearly 3,500 graduate students. The College of Engineering is ranked number 9 for undergraduate programs and number 6 for graduate programs by U.S. News and World Report. The Colleges’ strategic plans can be accessed at https://ag.purdue.edu/plan/Pages/default.aspx and https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/AboutUs/StrategicPlan/2009-2014.

The Department and Colleges are 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 their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Purdue is an ADVANCE institution – www.purdue.edu/dp/advance.

A background check is required for employment in this position.