Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - College of Engineering - Biological Systems and Solutions
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Years of Experience:
Less than 2
As part of a strategic initiative, coordinated across the university under the broad theme of Biological Systems and Solutions, Northeastern University seeks faculty candidates for tenured or tenure-track appointments at the assistant, associate, or full professor levels. Appointments will be primarily or fully in the College of Engineering within the Departments of Bioengineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. This position has potential for both joint cross-department appointments and joint cross-college appointments in the College of Science, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, College of Arts, Media and Design, or the D’Amore-McKim School of Business. Positions will primarily be on the Boston campus but may be available at any of our 14 campus locations. The University and the College of Engineering are in the midst of a significant, multi-year expansion in size and scope, including faculty, facilities, and programs within several disciplines and across disciplinary boundaries.
Representative areas of interest & departmental connection(s):
Mechanobiology: Bioengineering, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Systems biology: Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering Biomaterials: Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering Sensors, drugs, and diagnostics: Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering Under this initiative, the College of Engineering seeks individuals conducting research that will develop vigorous research programs cross cutting the fields of engineering and/or science. 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.
A Ph.D. degree in an engineering discipline or a related field relevant to the department of primary appointment is required by the appointment start date as well as an established record of excellence in research, teaching, and service. We encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds, including academia and industry. Senior-level candidates should have a demonstrated record of developing transformative solutions to global challenges, sustaining a research program with an emphasis on interdisciplinary and translational research, teaching both undergraduate and graduate classes, and being an active, recognized leader nationally and internationally in the discipline.
Applicants should clearly define their interest in a primary department within the College of Engineering, as well as secondary departments or colleges of interest. Applicants must submit the items listed below; for further information on the statements, please see Additional Information:
Cover letter that clearly states (i) primary department along with any secondary department interests and (ii) particular area within theme of Biological Systems and Solutions. Full curriculum vita Statement of Research Interests, Objectives, & Vision Statement of Teaching Interests & Philosophy Statement of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Names and contact information for at least three professional references Screening will begin by November 1, 2022. Complete applications received by December 23, 2022 will receive full consideration.
Statement of Research Interests, Objectives, & Vision: Please describe the focus of your research, including the questions you have identified, any funding you have received to support the work, the results you have discovered, and the products of these efforts. Please also describe any research you have undertaken with students, with the external community, and/or with individuals from marginalized groups. Finally, please outline the research directions you foresee pursuing as a faculty member.
Statement of Teaching Interests & Philosophy: Please summarize your past instructional and mentorship experiences, your pedagogical philosophy, your plans/goals for teaching (including existing and proposed courses), and your strategies for teaching and mentoring a diverse cohort of undergraduate and graduate students.
Statement of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging: Please provide a statement of your commitment and/or contribution(s) that describe your past experience, activities, and/or future plans to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and the value proposition of belonging in your teaching, research, and service. Your statement should demonstrate an understanding of the barriers facing marginalized communities in your field/community and be in alignment with both?Northeastern’s mission?and BEYOND 2025: The Academic Plan? Paragraph 4.1 A Magnet for Diversity, and a Place of Belonging. A more developed and substantial plan is expected for senior candidates.
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