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 locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare 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 formatslead 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.
About the Opportunity: The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University invites applications for a part-time faculty position to teach graduate level courses in the master's degree program in Commerce and Economic Development.
Responsibilities: Launched in Winter 2012, the CED program offers students the opportunity to apply economics and analytical techniques to commerce and economic development and distinguish themselves as analysts in either the public or private sectors. The position requires working with CED faculty to deliver high-quality course content and support students in learning and skills development.
Current openings exist in the following courses, but not limited to:
Applied Mathematics and Statistics for Economics
Applied Regression Analysis
Applied Microeconomics Theory
Applied Macroeconomics Theory
Economics of Human Capital
Cultural Economic Development
Law and Economics
Sustainable Economic Development
Economics of E-Commerce
Please refer to our program's website to view a more detailed description of your course of interest.
Teaching one or more 8 week (Summer term, usually starting in July) or 12 week (Fall, Winter and Spring; September, January and April starts, respectively) asynchronous online courses, per academic year. Online courses have a Blackboard component, which require pre-term course development (including weekly readings, assignments, and multi-media lectures), and in-term commitments of monitoring online discussion boards, general course management, grading, and online presence of at least one hour per day, five days a week at the instructor's schedule. Online courses are asynchronous, and although near daily participation is a must, an exact time is not required. Training in Blackboard (the online course platform) will be provided.
Qualifications: Preferred Terminal degree (or ABD) in economics, public policy or related field, industry experience and three or more years of proven teaching experience highly preferred but not required.
A history of successful teaching at the graduate level is strongly preferred and experience teaching online is a plus. Candidates should demonstrate cultural competence and commitment to working with international students, adult learners, and underserved student populations.
Preferred Qualifications: N/A
Salary Grade: FAC
Additional Information: Positions are available contingent upon enrollment, funding and departmental needs. This is a non-tenure track part time faculty position.
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.