Open Rank Full Time Faculty: MS in Project Management-Boston
About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
About the Opportunity: The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor position in the Master of Science in Project Management (MS PJM) program. The position is based at our campus in Boston, Massachusetts and will be responsible for supporting our Boston campus. The potential for transnational work is also possible.
The MS PM program is one of the largest Project Management programs in North America and is a GAC (Global Accreditation Center) accredited program by the Project Management Institute, Inc. Classes are offered in an online, blended, and hybrid format at the University's Main Campus in Boston and Regional Campuses in Charlotte, NC, Seattle, WA, Silicon Valley, CA, and Toronto.
Responsibilities: This full-time faculty member is expected to bring her/his intellectual and creative capacity to bear in advancement of the program, seeking to serve students by participating in a range of teaching and non-teaching activities that support the advancement of the program. S/he will teach a full teaching load spread throughout the year and will work with the program office on administrative issues and programmatic projects.
Course instruction will focus on core courses, such as Project Management Practices, Risk Management, Scope Management, Quality Management, and Project Scheduling and Budgeting as well as concentrations in Agile Project Management, Construction Management, Leading and Managing Technical Projects, Business Analysis, and Project, Program and Portfolio Management.
Actual course load may vary with other responsibilities, which include, but are not limited to:
Teaching on-ground courses at the Boston campus in the evenings.
Participating in the curriculum development process, including recommending additions to, or upgrading of, curriculum, course materials, equipment and textbooks.
Overseeing the instruction of specific courses within the curriculum. Responsibilities include supporting the Faculty Director in the selection of instructors, advising on syllabi, and evaluating instructor performance.
Working with co-curricular faculty peers to identify and implement learning opportunities for students.
Serving on program and faculty committees that support the mission of the program and the vision of the College and the wider University.
Keeping current with local employers and industry regarding appropriateness of course/program content.
Participating in faculty recruitment and mentoring of adjunct faculty members.
Supporting admissions, recruitment efforts, and student advising.
Participating in new student events such as open houses, info sessions, and orientation.
Identifying and implementing events for on-ground student development.
In addition to supporting the Boston campus, occasional travel may be required to the University's Regional Campuses in Silicon Valley, Seattle, Toronto and Charlotte.
This position reports to the Faculty Director of the Project Management program.
Qualifications: The successful candidate must demonstrate strong teaching abilities and a dedication to continued improvement as an educator. Experience teaching at the master's level, teaching and developing on ground and online courses, and proven success in working with international students are desired attributes.
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and characteristics:
A terminal degree from an accredited institution either in project management or a related field.
An active Project Management Professional (PMP) credential awarded through the Project Management Institute.
10+ years of professional experience at the project manager level.
Demonstrate an understanding of the broader project management community and the range of project management maturity levels of organizations.
Experience teaching at the master's level in both on ground and online environments.
Demonstrate a dedication to continued improvement as an educator and a desire to align with the scholar-practitioner model.
It is highly desirable that candidates have a track record of presenting to Project Management Chapters, Interest Groups, and other Industry groups on project management topics.
Salary Grade: Faculty
This is a non-tenure track, annually renewable position. This position requires a flexible work schedule that includes being present on the Boston campus, required evening hours and the possibility of weekend hours. Travel to the University's other Regional Campuses may be required. There may be opportunities to teach overseas.
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.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.