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PT Lecturer - English

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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 - English
Requisition Number PTFR000061
Division/College College of Professional Studies
Interdisciplinary Division/College Not Applicable
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-Time/Part-Time Part Time
Benefits Eligible
Posting Date 09/11/2017

As an English composition instructor at the College of Professional Studies, you will have the opportunity to make a difference in peoples’ lives. Guided by the school’s mission, purpose and goals, you will serve as an educator, role model, and mentor in a community which emphasizes student engagement to foster an innovative, dynamic, and quality learning environment. If you have experience teaching undergraduate English composition courses and would like to share your expertise as a Boston-based instructor in our undergraduate programs and international cohorts, we invite you to apply.
Instructors are responsible for leveraging their skills to deliver education services to students in a variety of ways, including
• Preparing course plans and materials
• Delivering courses
• Monitoring progress/attendance
• Recording grades, conducting discussion board forums, and submitting reports through Blackboard
• Ensuring academic integrity in accordance with program and university policies
• Demonstrating proficiency in scholarly database searches and in proper use of MLA/APA citation methods, and in helping students use databases and citation methods


• Master’s degree in English, Teaching English as a Second Language, Applied Linguistics, or closely related field
• At least two years of experience teaching in a higher education environment
• Online teaching experience
• Demonstrated commitment to student success
• Ability and willingness to collaborate with peers on student success strategies

• Experience teaching or studying in a foreign country
• Knowledge of Blackboard and multimedia technology
• Ability to teach English for business or science and technology

Additional Information

• Courses will be taught on the Boston (Main and Downtown) campuses
• Positions are available contingent upon enrollment, funding and departmental needs
• Stipend rates vary per course
• Position not benefits-eligible

Documents Needed to Apply

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

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