Executive Director, Institute for Chemical Imaging of Living Systems (ICILS)

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 16, 2021
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Full Time

Executive Director, Institute for Chemical Imaging of Living Systems (ICILS)

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

The Institute for Chemical Imaging of Living Systems (CILS) at Northeastern University is an exciting new initiative at Northeastern University in Boston. The goal of the institute is to develop new chemical detection modalities based upon nanosensor technologies that allow visualization and quantification of chemical processes in animals. The team is composed of 20 Northeastern faculty working to leverage emerging opportunities in nanoprobe development, advanced imaging modalities, probe delivery, in vivo electronics, and in vivo imaging.

About the Opportunity:

The Institute for Chemical Imaging of Living Systems (CILS) at Northeastern University is hiring an Executive Director to support the business development goals of the Institute. The Executive Director will collaborate on building the vision, strategy, and operations needed to establish external commercial or government small business support.

The ideal candidate will have a significant background in developing strategic initiatives and/or evaluating early-stage technologies. Significant experience in technology transfer in a university setting is desirable. The candidate should be creative, flexible, and team oriented. Must be able to take initiative and see major projects to completion.

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Additional 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.

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