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Part-Time Lecturer - Homeland Security

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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 Part-Time Lecturer - Homeland Security
Requisition Number PTFR000170
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 09/23/2016

The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University invites applications for a part-time faculty position to teach on-campus or online graduate-level courses for the Master of Arts Degree in Homeland Security and/or graduate certificate programs in Homeland Security. Instructional areas will focus on core elements of homeland security and emergency management at the graduate level, including management skills, intelligence gathering and analysis, risk management, emergency planning and management, legal issues, technological issues and social psychology. These could include, but are not limited to, examining all aspects of the disaster cycle, understand the nature and sources of threats to social, political, and economic systems as well as developing critical communication skills and techniques related to the public and media and utilizing geographic information technologies to gather and analyze relevant data. A list of courses can be found by clicking on the “curriculum tab” of the following link:


Candidates must have a Master’s degree 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. Other qualifications and expertise also considered. 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 additional information below).

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
Optional Documents
  1. References
  2. Other

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