Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Boston, MASSACHUSETTS
Job Type: FullTime

About the Opportunity

SUMMARY:

The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position with the title of Assistant, Associate, or Full Teaching Professor. This position has significant opportunities for career advancement in a growing department scheduled to move to new start-of-the-art laboratories and department offices in late 2023.


Responsibilities:

This position involves primarily undergraduate teaching. The standard workload would be teaching up to five sections (5 courses) per year of chemistry and related courses for physical sciences, life sciences, or engineering students. A focus of teaching will be introductory organic chemistry with opportunities for teaching throughout the chemistry curriculum, including developing and teaching laboratories. In addition, the candidate may be involved in planning, executing, and managing outreach projects targeting pre-college students from a wide variety of backgrounds, and other student support projects, possibly accompanied by a course release. Additional duties may include oversight and evaluation of course and laboratory curricula, planning and developing instructional programs and materials, and departmental, College, and University service. Candidates are expected to have high aptitude and interest in teaching, a deep interest and excellence in community-based projects, and the ability to coordinate with other instructors and advisors to monitor student progress and assist students when necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in chemistry or other closely related discipline by the appointment start date, demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate lecture courses, and excellent communication, collaboration, and leadership skills. Northeastern is committed to building a diverse faculty who are committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Candidates must have excellence in, or a demonstrated commitment to, working with diverse student populations and/or in culturally diverse work and educational environments.

Demonstrated excellence in teaching and outreach programs is preferred, but not required. Where appropriate, candidates are strongly encouraged to highlight prior achievements working with members of underrepresented groups.

Documents to Submit:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Teaching philosophy statement
  • Diversity and Inclusion statement, related to teaching and community engagement
  • List of three references

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 16, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee: Prof. Tim Dransfield, [email protected].

Additional Information:

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity .

Position Type

Academic

Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.  


Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.  


Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity .



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