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Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Director of the Barnett Institute

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Position Type: Faculty Full-time (Tenure/Tenure Track)
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: College of Science

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.


About the Opportunity:

A visionary scientific leader is sought for the Directorship of the Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis ( Founded at Northeastern University in 1973, the endowed Institute is a premier research center for bioanalytical chemistry, and home to ten highly-active interdisciplinary faculty fellows. The Director will build upon the existing strengths of the Institute, and set the vision and strategy for further scientific growth within both the Institute and also the rich biotechnology and pharmaceutical environment of the Boston area. The candidate should merit academic appointment at Full Professor level with tenure.

The Institute has a rich history of contributions in areas of separation science, the human genome project, mass spectrometry, clinical proteomics, and regulatory science for biopharmaceuticals. Nearly 400 alumni of the Institute established distinguished careers in academia and industry. The current faculty lead active and diverse research programs in analytical bioanalytical and protein chemistry, biomaterials, mass spectrometry and bioinformatics. The appointment comes at a time of substantial investment at the University, including the construction of a 220,000 ft² translational science facility





Required qualifications include a PhD in Chemistry or related field, a high impact and well-funded research program, demonstrated administrative leadership, a record of innovative interdisciplinary program development, and demonstrated teaching ability.


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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.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see



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