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PT Lecturer - MS in Global Studies (GST 6740 Human Rights)

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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 PT Lecturer - MS in Global Studies (GST 6740 Human Rights)
Requisition Number PTFR000252
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
Posting Date 07/19/2017

Northeastern University is a global, experiential and leading research university, built on a tradition of engagement with business, industry and communities to create a distinctive approach to education, research and service. Located in one of the most beautiful cities in the US, Boston is vibrant and stimulating and provides exciting opportunities to grow, learn and make significant contributions.
The College of Professional Studies offers flexible, innovative programs that allow working professionals to complete their degrees. CPS offers associate, bachelor’s degree, certificate programs and post-baccalaureate programs in fast-growing fields such as leadership, finance, project management, global studies and international relations, business administration and digital media.
The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University invites applications for a part-time faculty position to teach a graduate level course on human rights in the master’s degree program in Global Studies and International Relations. The course is typically offered every term.
This course introduces students to the concept of international human rights with a focus on the role of global, regional, and national institutions to protect human rights as well as create and enforce human rights law. Explores the role of nongovernmental organizations and the media in fact-finding and publicizing human rights violations, along with current issues and case studies.


The ideal instructor will have a terminal degree in a relevant field.
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.

Additional Information

Courses are offered in online, on-campus, and blended formats. Courses are typically 12-weeks in duration. Positions are available contingent upon enrollment, funding and departmental needs. This is a non-tenure track part time faculty position.
The Global Studies and International Relations program provides students with broad integrated knowledge and specialized knowledge by developing core competencies in international, political, economic, security, and diplomatic areas, as well as refined intellectual skills in research, analysis, and synthesis though courses that require students to gather complex data from a variety of sources, assess its importance and reliability, and draw reasoned conclusions.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Other

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