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PT Lecturer - Law and Policy Doctorate

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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 - Law and Policy Doctorate
Requisition Number PTFR000132
Division/College College of Professional Studies
Interdisciplinary Division/College Not Applicable
Location Downtown Boston Campus
Full-Time/Part-Time Part Time
Benefits Eligible
Posting Date 08/03/2017
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 courses in research methodology.
Courses may include: law and legal reasoning, law and policy, public policy theory and practice, research methods, qualitative methods, quantitative methods, evaluation research, and research theory and design.

First course openings are September 2017.

Responsibilities of the position include:
Teaching one or more 12 week (Fall, Winter and Spring) or 8 week (Summer term) hybrid courses per academic year. Courses meet online and one weekend per month at our Downtown Boston campus. This appointment 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, online presence, and face to face participation at monthly course sessions. Training in Blackboard (the online course platform) will be provided.

Qualifications

The ideal instructor will have a Ph.D. or JD in a relevant social science discipline and research experience. A JD or LLM in addition to a Ph.D. is preferred. A history of successful teaching at the graduate level is strongly preferred and experience teaching online is a plus. Candidates should demonstrate familiarity with doctoral level research, adult learners, and action oriented research.

Additional Information

All courses are offered in hybrid formats. Positions are available contingent upon enrollment, funding and departmental needs. This is a non-tenure track part time faculty position.
The Doctor of Law and Policy program (DLP) is designed for experienced professionals who are interested in the origins, development, implementation, and analysis of legal and public policy decisions in government and related institutions. The program prepares students to advance their careers within a variety of fields while focusing their thesis research on a precise law and policy topic.

Documents Needed to Apply

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

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