Northeastern University invites applications for multiple, cross-disciplinary faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor) beginning academic year 2023-24 in multiple research areas that encompass Disease Strategies.
The College of Science is searching for faculty in the field of Antibiotic Resistance and Antimicrobials, broadly defined. Antibiotic resistance is a problem of critical global importance and new antimicrobials are urgently needed. We are seeking new approaches to understanding and overcoming antimicrobial resistance, including using chemistry, microbiology, materials science, and other approaches with an emphasis on host-pathogen interactions, antimicrobial discovery and development, antimicrobial resistance, or structural biology.
The College of Science is also searching for outstanding scientists in the field of Healthy Aging, broadly defined. Focus will be on understanding cellular and molecular mechanisms of aging with an eye towards development of new technologies aimed at preventing dysfunction, or restoring normal function, of organs and tissues with advancing chronological age. Given the complexity of the aging process, we seek applicants with research interests that span diverse disciplines and scientific approaches, ranging from fundamental aspects of organismal aging to big-data generation, mining and modeling.
Bouve College of Health Sciences is interested in hiring faculty at all levels with expertise in drug discovery, pharmacology, immunology, pharmacometrics, formulation development, targeted delivery, computational life and health sciences in the context of therapeutic development and system pharmacology. The tenure locus will most likely be in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Faculty will have a primary tenure home department in the College of Science or the Bouve College of Health Sciences and potentially an appointment in a second college. A secondary appointment in a different college at Northeastern University is also possible depending on the candidate's discipline and research focus. Northeastern University is a global university system. Positions will primarily be on the Boston campus but may be available at any of our 14 campus locations.
Faculty members at Northeastern are expected to develop independent research programs that attract external funding; teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate level; supervise students and postdocs in their area of research; and participate in service to the department, university, and discipline. Candidates interested in conducting high-impact research programs and committed to teaching excellence in the broad areas above are encouraged to apply.
A Ph.D. or terminal degree in a discipline relevant to one of the representative areas of interest and the department of primary appointment by the appointment start date is required. We encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds, including academia and industry
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.