INVEST: A New Junior Faculty Program

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 one-two years of funded, mentored, independent postdoc 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

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.

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The current INVEST application cycle is closed. Please share your information to be notified when positions become available.

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