The College of Science at Northeastern University invites applications for multiple, cross-disciplinary tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning academic years 2022-23 or 2023-24. These positions are part of the new College INVEST initiative to hire brilliant and diverse faculty across all demographics of society. Candidates who are completing their PhD or at an early stage of their postdoctoral training are encouraged to apply to these innovative tenure-track faculty appointments.
The College comprises six departments: Biology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, and Psychology. Cross-disciplinary research programs and appointments are strongly encouraged within the College, and across the University.
The research areas are open and could include, but are not limited to:
Human Health; Brain Function, Cognition and Mind; Microbial Resistance and Antimicrobials; Natural and Designed Chemicals and Materials; Development, Regeneration, and Aging; Inherited or Infectious Diseases; -Omic approaches; AI and machine learning applied to scientific challenges; Mathematical Modeling; Biophysics; Network Science; Particle Physics; Pure and Applied Mathematics; Quantum Materials; Environment, Ecology and Sustainability; Sustainable Energy.
Northeastern is a Research 1 university, located in the heart of Boston, a leading academic, cultural, and progressive city and a center of innovation. Opportunities to collaborate extend beyond the University.
The College is seeking to give excellent and diverse candidates at the earliest stages of their careers the opportunity, resources, and support to establish innovative and impactful research careers. Our tenure and promotion process values collaborative research and teamwork. Hires will be mentored for success, with mentoring teams and group guidance. In addition, a strong and effective faculty development strategy is part of the Northeastern institutional mission. The ADVANCE Office of Faculty Development office works in conjunction with the Office of Research Development (ORD), the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI), the Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through Research (CATLR), and University Decision Support (UDS) to provide programs and trainings to further develop and support a thriving faculty.
In the College of Science, we embrace a culture of respect, where each person is valued for their contribution and is treated fairly. We oppose racism. We support a culture that does not tolerate any form of discrimination and where each member belongs. We foster a diverse community, where each person is supported to optimize their trajectory. See our website for more information about the College and its Leadership Team.