Advanced Materials for Health

This position is now closed.

The Department of Chemical Engineering at Northeastern University invites applications for a tenure track position. Outstanding candidates at any level of seniority may apply. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to, those in all aspects of developing advanced materials for health including: nanomaterials, self-assembled materials, implants, tissue engineering, sensors, and associated atomistic or multiscale modeling. These areas have been identified as strategic areas of growth within the Department to complement existing strengths in materials engineering and biological engineering. Senior-level candidates should have a demonstrated record of interdisciplinary research with national and international collaborations in both academia and industry, and recognition for accomplished and innovative teaching. Outstanding candidates at the assistant professor level will also be considered.


A doctoral degree in chemical engineering or other closely related discipline by the start date is required along with a strong record of scholarly accomplishment.

About Northeastern University

About Northeastern University: Northeastern University is located in the heart of Boston and benefits from the intellectual and cultural vitality of an urban environment. Northeastern has numerous international partnerships, is a premier experiential education university, and is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site. Faculty enjoy collaborations with other research centers headed in the college including the NSF-funded IGERT in Nanomedicine, the Gordon Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Systems (CenSSIS), the NSF-funded Center for High-Rate Nanomanufacturing (CHN), and several other research centers and clusters in the College of Engineering, College of Science, Bouvé College of Health Sciences, College of Arts, Media & Design, and the College of Social Science & Humanities. Numerous faculty within the Department have excellent collaborations with various hospitals, universities, companies, and research facilities in the greater Boston area.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

How to Apply

Applications must be completely submitted online by visiting Northeastern’s Human Resources website. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and contact information for at least three references. For more information, contact Prof. Rebecca Carrier. Review of applications will begin immediately and will proceed until the position is filled.