The College of Engineering Department of Bioengineering together with the College of Science Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Northeastern University invites applications for tenured or tenure-track appointments at the assistant, associate or full professor level. We seek exceptional candidates in the area of Mechanobiology who can apply innovative methodologies and uncover novel design principles and strategies to create impactful solutions to emerging societal problems in the areas of sustainability and health.
We seek individuals with passionate interest in understanding the rules governing the interplay between mechanical forces and living systems at the molecular, cellular, tissue and/or whole organism scales. There is growing realization of the importance of mechanical forces in shaping and controlling development, growth and regenerative processes in biology and the clinical implications of these interactions are profound. The individuals sought will join a University-wide cohort of investigators focused on this area, including researchers in Bioengineering, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Biology and Chemical, Mechanical Engineering and Environmental Engineering.
The Department of Bioengineering (bioe.northeastern.edu) includes 25 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 36% of whom are women; five full-time teaching faculty; and 47 faculty with affiliated appointments. BIOE enrolls approximately 600 undergraduate students; 90 M.S. and PlusOne (BS/MS) students; and 80 Ph.D. students. The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology (https://cos.northeastern.edu/chemistry-chemical-biology/) includes 27 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 30% of whom are women; nine full-time teaching faculty; four research faculty; and eight faculty with affiliated appointments. CCB was recognized as the most gender diverse faculty among the top 50 US Chemistry Departments in 2019. CCB enrolls approximately 150 undergraduate majors; 27 M.S. and PlusOne (BS/MS) students; and 80 Ph.D. students.
Successful candidates must have a PhD in Bioengineering or a closely related discipline from an accredited institution by the appointment start date. Senior-level candidates must have a demonstrated record of funded and collaborative research, recognition for accomplished teaching, and a track record in supporting or leading efforts for inclusion and diversity. Junior applicants should demonstrate the ability to develop an innovative, externally funded, and collaborative research program. As education is a cornerstone of our Department, candidates should describe their experience and ability to engage trainees both in and out of the classroom is preferred.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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