Associate/Full Professors-Pharmacology

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Position Title Associate/Full Professors-Pharmacology
Requisition Number FTFR001039
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 10/18/2017

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 two (2) tenure-track/tenured faculty positions at the associate or full professor level. Expertise broadly in the field of pharmacology with a background in behavioral, cellular, molecular, or systems pharmacology is required. The department has long-standing strengths in drug discovery, development, and delivery, with specialization in imaging, immunology, medicinal chemistry, nanotechnology, neuropharmacology, pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, and toxicology. Candidates for the position should be able to complement and expand these areas of strength.

The candidate will be expected to actively participate in providing research opportunities to undergraduate students in the BS Pharmaceutical Sciences and Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) programs, and in the training and support of MS and PhD students, and postdoctoral scholars. Teaching duties will include pharmacology-related courses in the required and elective curricula of the undergraduate (BS), professional (PharmD) and graduate programs of the department.


Qualified candidates must hold a Ph.D. in pharmacology or doctoral degree in related specialty field such as neuroscience, biochemistry or pharmaceutical sciences by the start date, and must 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.

Candidates must have backgrounds in or commitment to working with diverse student populations and/or in 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 university’s flagship departments; 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

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.

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 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
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. Questions concerning the positions or process for applications can be directed to Professor Raymond G Booth at

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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Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.