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Associate/Full Professor-Pharmacology

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Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Position Title Associate/Full Professor-Pharmacology
Requisition Number FTFR000370
Division/College Bouve College of Health Sciences
Interdisciplinary Division/College Not Applicable
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Tenure Status Tenured/Tenure Track
Posting Date 12/16/2016

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the School of Pharmacy, Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University invites applications from highly-motivated candidates for tenure-track/tenured faculty positions at the associate or full professor level. Broad expertise in the field of pharmacology with a background in behavioral, cellular, molecular, or systems pharmacology is required. The Department has long-standing strengths in neuropharmacology, immunology, medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutics, imaging, drug discovery, development and delivery. Under its new leadership, the Department is also building a program in membrane structural biology. Candidates for these positions should be able to complement, collaborate, and expand these areas of strength.

The candidate will be expected to actively participate in providing research opportunities to undergraduate students (BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharm.D. professional programs) and in the training and support of graduate students (MS and PhD) and postdoctoral scholars. Teaching duties will include pharmacology content in required and elective coursework in the undergraduate (BS) and professional (Pharm.D.) programs and graduate curricula of the Department.


Qualified candidates must hold a Ph.D. in pharmacology or related specialty field such as neuroscience, biochemistry or pharmaceutical sciences related field by the start date, and will have an established extramurally-funded research program in one of the areas of pharmacology named above. Applicants with current transferable funding will be given priority.
The candidate must have background in, or commitment to working with diverse student populations and/or in a culturally diverse work and educational environments. Interdisciplinary appointments and highly competitive start-up packages are available to qualified applicants.

Additional Information

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is one of the flagship departments in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University. It houses the Center for Drug Discovery, New England Inflammation and Tissue Protection Institute, the Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine, and the Center for Translational Imaging. For additional information about the department, please visit the The Bouvé College of Health Sciences and the School of Pharmacy continue to be on-track as the national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences, and support 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.

Bouvé 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 Bouvé, 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 provides a state-of-the-art simulation center for interprofessional education.

Northeastern University is located on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston’s historic Back Bay, just a few blocks from the Longwood Medical and Academic Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School and its teaching hospitals, and several other major research-intensive universities are within a 5-mile radius.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with education, training, and experience and includes an outstanding benefit package. Evaluation will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

How to Apply
Visit the Bouvé College of Health Sciences website,, and click on `Faculty Positions’. Applicants should submit a cover letter of interest, the names and contact information for three references, and curriculum vitae. For more information, please contact the search committee chair Raymond G. Booth (

Northeastern University Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX, and an ADVANCE institution. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Northeastern University embraces the wealth of diversity represented in our community and seeks to enhance it at all levels. Northeastern University is an E-Verify employer.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents
  1. Research Statement
  2. Teaching Statement

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