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Assistant Professor - INVEST Program, College of Science | Northeastern University - Military Veterans

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Assistant Professor - INVEST Program, College of Science About the Opportunity ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The College of Science at Northeastern University invites applications for multiple, cross-disciplinary tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning academic years 2024-25 or 2025-26. These positions are part of the College INVEST initiative to hire faculty at an early career stage, without need for a postdoctoral period. Candidates who are completing their PhD or at an early stage of their postdoctoral training are encouraged to apply to these tenure-track faculty appointments. The College comprises six departments: Biology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, and Psychology. Cross-disciplinary research programs and appointments are strongly encouraged within the College, and across the University. The research areas of interest are open and could include, but are not limited to: Addiction, Climate Science, Decision Science, Disease Mechanisms and Therapies, Energy Storage, Healthy Aging, Metabolism, Brain and Mental Health, Mathematical Modeling, Quantum Information, Quantum Materials and Sensors, Plant Science and Manufacturing, Regeneration, and Sustainability of Habitats and Resources. The College is seeking to give excellent candidates at the earliest stages of their careers the opportunity, resources, and support to establish innovative and impactful research careers. Our tenure and promotion process values collaborative research and teamwork. Hires will be mentored for success, with mentoring teams and group guidance. In addition, a strong and effective faculty development strategy is part of the Northeastern institutional mission. The ADVANCE Office of Faculty Development office works in conjunction with the Office of Research Development (ORD), the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI), the Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through Research (CATLR), and University Decision Support (UDS) to provide programs and trainings to further develop and support a thriving faculty. Northeastern is home to the Coastal Sustainability Institute , the Global Resilience Institute , the Barnett Institute for Chemical and Biological Analysis , the Center for Drug Discovery , the Institute for Chemical Imaging of Living Systems , the Network Science Institute , the Northeastern University Center for Renewable Energy Technology , an NSF Frontier Center in Theoretical Biological Physics , and the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Complex Systems , providing a rich multidisciplinary intellectual environment. Northeastern University is a global university system. Positions will primarily be on the Boston campus but may be available at any of our 14 campus locations. Opportunities to collaborate extend beyond the University. At Northeastern University, we embrace a culture of respect and inclusion, where each person is valued and empowered with equitable opportunities and access to resources. We commit to implementing initiatives that dismantle systemic oppression and build a diverse community. See our website for more information about the College and its Leadership Team . RESPONSIBILITIES Faculty members at Northeastern are expected to develop research programs that attract external funding, with collaborative research programs strongly encouraged; teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate level; supervise undergraduates, Ph.D. students and postdocs in their area of research; and participate in service to the department, college and university. QUALIFICATIONS Successful candidates must have been awarded a PhD degree in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math, Psychology, Marine and Environmental Science, or a closely relevant research area by the appointment start date. Evidence of potential as a research scientist is expected, but postdoctoral experience is not required. Candidates must be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. They should embrace the Northeastern emphasis on experiential education and the college philosophy that access to science education and careers must be inclusive. Candidates will articulate how their work would contribute to the university mission of advancing historically underrepresented and oppressed communities. The College of Science has a continuing commitment to ensuring equity and respect in our research collaborations, classrooms, and community. You can see this commitment reflected in our Equity Action Plan and our Principles of Community . Successful faculty in the College of Science will be dynamic and innovative scholars with a record of research and teaching excellence and a commitment to advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion. Thus, strong candidates for this faculty position will have the expertise, knowledge, and skills to build their research, pedagogy, and curriculum in ways that reflect and enhance this commitment. Interested candidates should apply here with a cover letter with contact information for three references, a curriculum vita that includes a list of publications, and separate written statements addressing each of the following prompts: Research statement: Please describe the focus of your research, including the questions you have identified, the funding you have received to support the work (if applicable), the results you have discovered, and the products of these efforts. Highlight any cross-disciplinary research efforts you have undertaken. 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 in the College of Science, any cross-disciplinary and collaborative aspects, and the strategies you will take to address each direction. Teaching statement: Please summarize your past instructional and mentorship experiences, your pedagogical philosophy, your plans/goals for teaching in the College of Science (including existing and proposed courses), and your strategies for teaching and mentoring a diverse cohort of undergraduate and graduate students. Equity statement (1p): Please describe your past experience and activities, and/or your future plans, to advance equity, diversity, inclusion, justice, and belonging in your academic work. Your statement should demonstrate an understanding of the barriers facing marginalized communities in your field and be in alignment with Northeastern's mission to reflect the diversity of the societies in which it maintains campuses and meet the educational needs and interests of its diverse population. Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see: www.northeastern.edu/diversity . Position Type Academic Additional Information Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer. Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information. Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity . To apply, visit https://northeastern.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/careers/job/Boston-MA-Main-Campus/Assistant-Professor----INVEST-Program--College-of-Science_R120056 Copyright 2024 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-b196324a0fbc85439cd98899f0410b85

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