Assistant/Associate/Full Professor-Pharmacology

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Position Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor-Pharmacology Requisition Number FTFR001180 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 10/10/2018 Responsibilities

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 expected faculty positions. One position will be a tenure-track assistant professor and the other will be a senior tenured professor. 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 pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutics, nanotechnology, neurosciences, pharmacokinetics, toxicology, imaging, and immunology. Candidates for the position should be able to complement and expand these areas of strength.

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

The Department and School of Pharmacy seek candidates whose research, teaching, and service reflect an integration of diversity and inclusion. Candidates should be prepared to provide evidence of how their research, teaching, and service have prepared them to contribute to Bouvé College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Interdisciplinary appointments and highly competitive start-up packages are available to qualified applicants.


Qualified candidates must hold a PhD in pharmacology or a related discipline such as neuroscience biochemistry or pharmaceutical sciences by the start date, and must have an established extramurally-funded research program in one of the disciplinary areas noted above. For senior rank applicants, those with current transferable funding will be given priority.

Additional Information

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is one of the University’s flagship departments; it includes 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

Bouvé College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 graduate & 1,700 undergraduate 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 creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.

Northeastern is a Carnegie Research 1 university 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. Several other major research-intensive universities and biotechnology companies are within a 5-mile radius of campus. Boston is a dynamic city, and the health care hub of the United States. For the second year in a row, the US Chamber of Commerce tapped Boston as the country’s best city for fostering entrepreneurial growth. Due to the city’s dense population of startups and the consistent capital that flows to tech talent, Boston earned the top spot on 2017’s Innovation that Matters list. Boston is a diverse and cosmopolitan city with world-class art, restaurants, music, sports, theater, green spaces, and offers high quality of life year-round.

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 Diomedes E. Logothetis at [email protected]

Northeastern University Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
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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