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Assistant Teaching Professor - ESL Instructor, NU Global

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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 Assistant Teaching Professor - ESL Instructor, NU Global
Requisition Number FTFR001051
Division/College College of Professional Studies
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Tenure Status Non Tenure Track
Posting Date 11/02/2017

The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, Assistant Teaching Professor in Northeastern University Global. NU Global provides an innovative academic preparation program, which helps international students develop a foundation for academic success. Integrating specialized content-area studies with English language development, the program inducts students into Northeastern University’s academic culture and equips them with the skills they need to thrive in their chosen graduate and undergraduate degree programs.


This full-time faculty member will teach courses throughout the academic year and will work with the program office on administrative issues. Actual course load may vary with other responsibilities, which include, but are not limited to the following:

• Teaching courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level
• Developing course content and materials in collaboration with administration and colleagues
• Participating in committee meetings.
• Contributing to faculty recruitment and mentoring
• Utilizing online instructional approaches and assessments
• Overseeing the instruction of specific courses within the curriculum. Responsibilities include selecting instructors, providing syllabi, and evaluating instructor performance


• Three to four years teaching experience in a higher education environment
• Interest in helping international students achieve their goals and willingness to work in a non-traditional educational environment
• Instructors who hold rigorous standards in the classroom
• Team players who support institutional goals and who will participate enthusiastically in program implementation and development

This position requires completion of a doctorate degree in applied linguistics, ESL or closely related field

Candidates specializing in teaching listening, reading, pronunciation, and/or assessment are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

This is a non-tenure track, renewable position.

Documents Needed to Apply

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

Posting Specific Questions

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