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Post Doctoral Teaching Associate

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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

Posting Detail Information

Position Title Post Doctoral Teaching Associate
Requisition Number FTFR001046
Division/College College of Arts, Media and Design
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Tenure Status Non Tenure Track
Posting Date 10/27/2017

Responsibilities include teaching Public Speaking and/or Quantitative Research Methods, with the possibility of additional courses such as Advocacy Writing, Business and Professional Speaking, Communication and Gender, Communication Criticism, Communication Theory, Elements of Debate, Intercultural Communication, Health Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Persuasion and Rhetoric, and Principles of Organizational Communication.

The teaching load is 3 classes per semester with the possibility of summer classes for extra compensation.


Must have teaching experience at the college level and a doctorate completed within the past five years and prior to the start of the appointment. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal for two additional years. The starting date is September 1, 2018.

Additional Information

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Qualified candidates must have experience in, or a demonstrated commitment to, working with diverse student populations and/or in a culturally diverse work and educational environment. Northeastern University offers benefits coverage to the domestic partners of benefits-eligible faculty and staff.

Applicants should send a letter of application indicating how their background and expertise fits department needs, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names and contact information of at least three references. All applications are online. To apply, visit the College of Arts, Media and Design website,, and click on “Careers” (found under the “About CAMD” menu).

Questions about the positions may be addressed to Dale Herbeck, Chair, Communication Studies Department, at Initial review of applications will begin on January 15, 2018. Positions remain open until filled.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
  4. Teaching Evaluations
Optional Documents

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