Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Director of the Barnett Institute

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Job description

Requisition Number: FTFR001113

Division/College: College of Science

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


A visionary scientific leader is sought for the Directorship of the Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis ( Founded at Northeastern University in 1973, the endowed Institute is a premier research center for bioanalytical chemistry, and home to ten highly-active interdisciplinary faculty fellows. The Director will build upon the existing strengths of the Institute, and set the vision and strategy for further scientific growth within both the Institute and also the rich biotechnology and pharmaceutical environment of the Boston area. The candidate should merit academic appointment at Full Professor level with tenure.

Additional Information

The Institute has a rich history of contributions in areas of separation science, the human genome project, mass spectrometry, clinical proteomics, and regulatory science for biopharmaceuticals. Nearly 400 alumni of the Institute established distinguished careers in academia and industry. The current faculty lead active and diverse research programs in analytical bioanalytical and protein chemistry, biomaterials, mass spectrometry and bioinformatics. The appointment comes at a time of substantial investment at the University, including the construction of a 220,000 ft translational science facility ( Inquiries may be directed to the search chair and Interim Director of the Barnett Institute, Professor Michael Pollastri (


Required qualifications include a PhD in Chemistry or related field, a high impact and well-funded research program, demonstrated administrative leadership, a record of innovative interdisciplinary program development, and demonstrated teaching ability.

How to apply

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae.

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