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Lecturer/Asst/Assoc/Full Teaching Professor-Silicon Valley

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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

Posting Detail Information

Position Title Lecturer/Asst/Assoc/Full Teaching Professor-Silicon Valley
Requisition Number FTFR000759
Division/College College of Computer and Information Science
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Silicon Valley
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Tenure Status Non Tenure Track
Posting Date 01/09/2018

The College of Computer and Information Science (CCIS) at Northeastern University invites applications for one or more positions at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor/Associate Teaching Professor/Full Teaching Professor beginning in September 2018 or January 2019 at our campus in Silicon Valley. In Silicon Valley we offer professional masters programs. We are seeking highly-motivated individuals committed to excellence in teaching. Full-time appointments at all ranks are renewable, career-focused non-tenure-track positions with responsibilities in teaching and service. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. We are seeking faculty who can teach in one or more of the following areas: Computer Science, Data Science, Cyber Security, Health Informatics and Information Science. The successful candidate will create course content and materials and collaborate with colleagues to develop new academic relationships within the university and the business community. Student advising and service to the college and university are an integral component of the position. Opportunities for research and scholarship are possible on the teaching track and several of our faculty are research active within the field of Computer Science and within the area of Education Research in Computer Science.

Northeastern University is a global university recognized by our renowned co-op program and our focus on experiential learning. We are experiencing dramatic growth in enrollment and academic innovation. The College of Computer and Information Science is one of the fastest growing colleges in the university. It is home to over 1200+ undergraduate students and 1000+ graduate students. We have three undergraduate majors (Computer, Data and Information Science) and over 26 combined majors (CS+X). In the graduate program we offer masters in CS, Data Science, Information Assurance and Cyber Security, Health Informatics and Health Data Analytics. Many of our programs are interdisciplinary programs with other colleges here at Northeastern.


Candidates must hold a PhD in Computer and/or Information Science from an accredited institution by the start date. Teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels is strongly preferred. Rank of appointment at either the Lecturer, Assistant Teaching Professor, Associate Teaching Professor, or Full Teaching Professor level will be determined on prior teaching experience and will be discussed with candidates during the interview process. Successful candidates will have demonstrated an expert grasp of knowledge of the field at all levels and be creative in their approach to teaching in an environment of cooperative, interdisciplinary and experiential education. Strong written, oral and interpersonal skills are required in order to communicate effectively with students in person and online.

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Additional Information

Please submit a cover letter of interest highlighting teaching accomplishments and relevant professional experience, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three references.

Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and includes an outstanding benefits package.

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Documents Needed to Apply

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

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Would you be interested in teaching for the ALIGN program? The program is designed to teach students from all backgrounds (technical to liberal arts) and transition them to graduate work and successful careers in computer science. The program is also aimed at increasing diversity in the field. Applicants with interest and experience teaching basic CS concepts and commitment to student academic success are preferred.

    (Open Ended Question)