PT Lecturer - MS in Global Studies (GST 6340 Poverty & Wealth)

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Position Information

Position Title PT Lecturer - MS in Global Studies (GST 6340 Poverty & Wealth)
Requisition Number PTFR000257
Division/College College of Professional Studies
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-Time/Part-Time Part Time
Benefits Eligible
Posting Date 07/20/2017
Responsibilities

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 poverty and wealth in the master’s degree program in Global Studies and International Relations. The course is typically offered every other term.

This course examines models of economic growth and the underlying theories of development, which shape efforts in both developed and developing countries. Introduces the use of economic indicators and measurements of development with reference to situations that have led to economic crises and subsequent responses by governments and institutions. Examines the predominant policy responses of rich and poor countries to the challenges of development, including issues of international assistance and recent trends in poverty reduction and participatory development.
Responsibilities of the position include:
Teaching one or more 8 week (Summer term) or 12 week (Fall, Winter and Spring) 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.

Qualifications

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. 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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