A new Junior Faculty Program
No postdoc needed!

The Northeastern University College of Science
is hiring brilliant faculty

Our innovative INVEST program is a new approach to faculty hiring. If you are completing your PhD or at an early stage of postdoctoral training, you may be interested in this accelerated pathway to tenure-track faculty appointments.

Are you interested in an academic career, but concerned about the timeline to a faculty position?

  • The Northeastern College of Science INVEST program offers tenure track faculty positions right after the PhD or early during postdoc training

  • No postdoc needed: INVEST includes the optional Northeastern Science Fellows Program 1-2 years of funded, mentored, independent post-doc experience to ramp up your research program

INVEST faculty are brilliant across demographics of society

  • Junior faculty contribute to important cross-disciplinary research

  • You will make connections with industry, government, and non-profit sectors

Our tenure process values collaborative research and teamwork

  • You will be mentored for success, with personal and group mentoring teams

  • Junior faculty cohorts travel through their careers in supported and collegial ways

INVEST program hiring for 2022-2023 is now open. Review of applications will begin on October 24th. Full consideration is guaranteed for any application received by December 1st.

The College of Science is committed to diversity and recruiting in all communities located where we have Northeastern Global Campuses. Women, racial minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and intersectional individuals are encouraged to apply.

INVEST positions are now open. The application deadline is December 1st.

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