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PT Lecturer - Regulatory Affairs - Medical Devices

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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 - Regulatory Affairs - Medical Devices
Requisition Number PTFR000168
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 08/05/2014

Individual would teach on-campus (preferred) or online graduate-level courses for the Master of Science Degree in Regulatory Affairs of Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices and/or graduate certificate programs in Medical Device Regulatory Affairs. Instructional areas will focus on regulatory aspects of the medical device product commercialization lifecycle from US and international perspectives. These could include, but are not limited to, key provisions of the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) risk-based medical device classification scheme, such as the premarket notification (510(k)), device pre-market approval (PMA), and investigational device exemption (IDE) submission processes. Additional areas of instruction may include regulation of combination products, quality systems regulations (QSR), regulator imposed post-market clearance/approval conditions, provisions of MDUFA III, FDAAA, FDASIA and other regulatory legislation, as well as the structure and function of non-US regulatory agencies. For a full list of courses, click on the “curriculum tab” of the following link:


Candidates must have a Master of Science in a related field (doctorate strongly preferred) plus at least five years of industry or governmental experience. A history of successful teaching at the graduate level is strongly preferred. On-ground candidates must be able to commit to teaching on campus in Boston at least one night a week for an entire academic quarter (see below).

RAC Certification required for teaching courses offered to North Carolina, strongly recommended for other locations.

Additional Information

This is a part-time, non-benefits eligible, non-tenure track renewable position. Courses are offered in online, on-campus, and blended formats. Courses are typically 12-weeks in duration (8 weeks in the summer) with a few each year held as 6-week intensives. The majority of classes begin in September, January, April, and July. Positions are available contingent upon enrollment, funding, and departmental needs. Stipend rates per course.

Documents Needed to Apply

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