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Assistant/Associate Professor-Pharmacy & Health Systems Sciences

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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 Assistant/Associate Professor-Pharmacy & Health Systems Sciences
Requisition Number FTFR001047
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 10/31/2017

The Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences at Northeastern University seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Tenure on entry may be considered at the Associate level. We welcome applicants who have well-established, funded research programs (or excellent prospects for research funding if at the assistant level) and are interested in collaborating with faculty across health care disciplines including public health, population health and urban health and diverse areas such as business, sociology, computer science, law and engineering.
The position will be located in the Department of Pharmacy and Health System Sciences in the School of Pharmacy, within Bouvé College of Health Sciences. The faculty member will teach in the School’s PharmD program, have opportunities to teach in and collaborate with the Bouvé College of Health Science’s Master of Public Health program and PhD program in Population Health, and participate in inter-professional activities across Bouvé College and Northeastern University. Faculty from the Department of Pharmacy and Health System Sciences currently support students in the Population Health PhD program.
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.


Applicants for the position should have expertise in public health, medication use and pharmacy sciences and hold a doctoral degree by the start of an appointment and have advanced education/training in research [e.g., PhD, ScD, DrPH, post-doctoral fellowship, or equivalent], in pharmacy, social and administrative sciences, health services research, health economics, health policy, public health, pharmacoepidemiology or a similar area, completed by the start date. Candidates must have conducted relevant empirical research in health services research areas such as the quality and determinants of self-care behaviors and medication adherence, value of medicine, and new models of medication management and pharmaceutical care delivery or other relevant areas. We are looking for a strong record of external research funding at the Associate level (or excellent prospects for research funding at the Assistant level), a track record of strong peer-reviewed publications, excellent analytical and communication skills, and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate teaching in the health professions program.

Additional Information

The School of Pharmacy is dedicated to excellence in pharmacy-related education, research and service, including the provision of patient care. Our programs promote intellectual growth, professionalism, and life-long learning. The school contributes to improved individual and population health through the generation and dissemination of new knowledge and through scholarship and community service. The research by School of Pharmacy principal investigators places the School among the top schools of pharmacy nationwide in NIH funding. Research programs range from bench science to transitional research to collaborations in Boston’s underserved communities, high-tech pharmaceutical industry, world-renowned teaching hospitals, and research institutes.
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 opened in 2013 provides a state-of-the-art simulation center for interprofessional education.

Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. The University is a leader in inter- disciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nation’s premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern’s international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation’s top research universities. Northeastern University is situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston’s historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center.

Documents Needed to Apply

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

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