Associate/Full Professor Pharmaceuticals Sciences/Bioengineering
About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
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Responsibilities: The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the School of Pharmacy, Bouve College of Health Sciences and the Department of Bioengineering in the College of Engineering at Northeastern University invites applications for tenured or tenure-track appointments at the Associate or Full Professor level.
This is a newly created interdisciplinary position for an exceptional academic scientist and teacher who would be jointly appointed (50:50) in both departments. The primary tenure home of the candidate will be in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Several potential collaborative opportunities exist between the Departments and can be further strengthened through this position.
We seek an individual with academic experience having had a successful independent and extramurally-funded research program. Specific research areas of focus include, but are not limited to, Drug Delivery, Imaging, Biosensing, Immuno-Engineering, Neuro-Engineering, Computational Bioengineering, and Systems Bioengineering. Applicants from all areas of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Bioengineering will be considered.
The successful candidates will demonstrate a proven ability to sustain a research program with emphasis on interdisciplinary and translational research, teach both undergraduate and graduate classes, and be an active, recognized leader in their disciplines. Candidates should be committed to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education mission.
Qualifications: A doctorate degree in pharmaceutical sciences, bioengineering, biomedical engineering, chemistry, chemical engineering or related field is required. Successful candidates should have prior academic experience and will be expected to develop strong independent research programs with emphasis on interdisciplinary and translational research and to excel in teaching in both our undergraduate and graduate programs. Since the appointment is at a senior level, the candidate should be an established researcher with a strong record of funding, peer-reviewed publications, and evidence of leadership in the field.
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Additional Information: Bouve College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University's mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs. Within Bouve, the Behrakis Health Sciences Center houses a state of the art human performance and exercise laboratory with teaching and research space, including fully equipped exercise stress testing stations, metabolic carts, Lunar DEXA machine, an underwater weighing tank, Cybex and Keiser strength and power equipment, wet lab facilities for blood processing and muscle biopsies. The Arnold S. Goldstein Simulation Laboratories Suite, opened in 2013, provides a state-of-the-art simulation center for interprofessional education.
Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. The University is a leader in inter- disciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nation's premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern's international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation's top research universities. Northeastern University is situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston's historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women's Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center.
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.