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Part-Time Lecturer MS Regulatory Affairs of Food and Food Industries

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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 Part-Time Lecturer MS Regulatory Affairs of Food and Food Industries
Requisition Number PTFR000162
Division/College College of Professional Studies
Interdisciplinary Division/College College of Professional Studies
Location Multiple Locations
Full-Time/Part-Time Part Time
Benefits Eligible No
Posting Date 08/05/2014

Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies invites applications for a part-time, non-tenured faculty position in its new Master of Science in the Regulatory Affairs of Food and Food Industries. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with alignments to quarterly start dates in September, January, April, and July. As of present, the program is offered online, although applicants in the Boston, MA and Charlotte, NC areas are strongly encouraged to apply. The curriculum places a strong emphasis on regulatory strategy and the laws, policies, and regulations surrounding food and food products and related business and marketing sectors.

Responsibilities of the position include:
Teaching one or more 6 or 12 week asynchronous online courses per academic year. This includes 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. The 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.


Applicants must have earned a minimum of master’s degree in a related field (e.g., life or food sciences, business administration, public policy, food law – legal candidates must have experience in the food or regulatory industries) and possess five plus years of industry or academic experience. A terminal degree is preferred, as well as additional certifications. The successful candidate should demonstrate outstanding teaching competence and have substantial professional experience in regulatory aspects of food science or food industry regulations. Applicants with international regulatory experience are especially encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. References
  2. Licenses
  3. Other

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Please list the three courses you would be most interested in teaching.

    (Open Ended Question)