The WELL Center is an interdisciplinary clinical research center, which develops, tests and disseminates new behavioral and technological solutions to the problems of obesity, poor diet, sedentary behavior, and disordered eating. Currently, the Center houses 55 faculty, staff, fellows and students, and 17 grant-funded projects valued at $22M. Faculty at the WELL Center (all of whom have been successful at attracting federal and foundation funding, and generating high-impact scientific scholarship) take a team science approach to research, and thus, advise each other, co-write grant proposals and manuscripts, and serve as co-investigators on each other’s projects. The WELL Center has a superior research infrastructure and an overall excellent scientific environment. Incoming faculty are well-positioned for success, in terms of scholarship, scientific impact and extramural funding.
Drexel is a world-class comprehensive research university committed to use-inspired research with real-world applications, and the University's research activities result in more than $131 million in annual expenditures for sponsored projects. Drexel was founded in 1891 and is one of the nation’s larges...t private universities. Drexel is also ranked in the top 8% of U.S. colleges and universities in a list compiled by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. and was recently named the most innovative mid-sized research university in the country.
Drexel's hometown of Philadelphia is one of the nation's first and largest cities, and the birthplace of the nation. The city regularly wins awards (e.g., City of the Year 2018, Best Restaurant City, Best Place to Visit, Most Walkable City, Coolest City, First World Heritage City, Best Shopping City), and offers a plethora of opportunities to learn, play, work, and engage in the arts, history, and culture.
Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The University actively encourages applications and nominations of women, minorities and persons with disabilities and applications from candidates with diverse cultural backgrounds