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PT Lecturer - Human Services

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Northeastern University Employee Benefits

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title PT Lecturer - Human Services
Requisition Number PTFR000176
Division/College College of Professional Studies
Interdisciplinary Division/College College of Professional Studies
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-Time/Part-Time Part Time
Benefits Eligible No
Posting Date 10/29/2013

The College of Professional Studies (CPS) at Northeastern University invites applicants to teach undergraduate courses in the content area of Human Services. Working adults, international students, and traditionally underserved students around the globe are reaching their goals and advancing their careers through CPS’ innovative educational options. The College’s dynamic online instruction, fast-track programs, and on-ground courses are designed to meet the needs of today’s students and help ensure access and opportunity for transformational learning within today’s competitive market.

The undergraduate Human Services equips students with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to serve individuals, groups, organizations and communities in a global twenty-first century. The degree provides students with a comprehensive overview of the human service delivery system, preparing them as caring, capable professionals who are equipped to provide direct and indirect service care. With an emphasis on client-centered caregiving, students learn to apply interdisciplinary approaches to help improve the lives of people within a variety of contexts.

Course content includes contemporary theoretical perspectives, research methods, and concepts of the human service delivery system and offers students the opportunity to explore a wide range of topics such as historical roots of the profession; human systems; legislative, international, and global influences; interventions and direct services; legal and ethical considerations and professional values and standards.


Master’s degree in Social Work or related discipline along with industry experience required. Related certifications or licensures, as well as Doctorate preferred. Three or more years of teaching experience required. Online teaching experience desirable. Candidates should demonstrate cultural competence and commitment to working with international students, adult learners and underserved student populations.

Additional Information

Courses may be taught online or at the Boston (Main and Downtown) campuses.
Terms begin every six weeks with primary starts in September, January, April and July. Positions are available contingent upon enrollment, funding and departmental needs.

To learn more about the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University, please visit our website:

Position not benefits-eligible

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Statement
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Other

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