Assistant/ Associate/ Full Teaching Professor

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Boston, MASSACHUSETTS


Posted: 16-May-23

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open


International Affairs/Studies

Internal Number: 4189210

Assistant/ Associate/ Full Teaching Professor
About the Opportunity
The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is the home of the Experiential Liberal Arts. Through its research, teaching, and engagement missions, the college collaborates across the university, the Northeastern network, and partners around the globe. We are strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcome nominations and applications from members of groups underrepresented in academia. Successful faculty in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities will be dynamic and innovative scholars with a record of research and teaching excellence and a commitment to improved equity, diversity, and inclusion. Strong candidates for this position will have the expertise, knowledge, and skills to build their research, pedagogy, and curriculum in ways that reflect and enhance this commitment.
The English Department Writing Program of Northeastern University seeks to fill multiple benefits-eligible, full-time positions for Assistant, Associate, or Full Teaching Professors, beginning in September 2023. The NU Writing Program is an award-winning program that serves first-year and upper-level students and includes more than 75 full-time, part-time, post-doctoral, and graduate student teachers. Teaching Professors design and teach first-year and advanced writing courses, including courses in writing for the sciences, the health professions, engineering and computer science professions, social sciences, arts, humanities, and business professions. We also welcome applicants who can teach creative writing, including creative non-fiction. The program values instructor autonomy and does not work from common syllabi or required texts, but instead shares 12 student learning goals. Northeastern Teaching Professors also have access to professional development funding and a variety of professional development activities.
Full-time teaching load is three courses per semester. In addition to teaching, Teaching Professors are expected to serve on various department, college, and university committees and to pursue professional development opportunities.
Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree in Rhetoric and Composition or related field required by the appointment start date.
Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education. This is an untenured, but continuing position with the possibility of promotion to Associate and Full Teaching Professor, as well as multi-year (3 year and 5 year) contracts.
The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to and experience in undergraduate teaching and will have expertise in areas of writing in the disciplines, anti-racist or decolonial pedagogy, multilingual writing, community engagement/community-based teaching, online instruction, and/or working with digital media.
Documents to Submit:
Applications should include a cover letter that addresses the applicant's interest in and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, diversity statement, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a syllabus from a relevant course) and contact information for at least two letters of recommendation.
In the diversity statement, please describe how you can support Northeastern's commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Describe how your teaching, service, research, and/or leadership (as applicable) has supported the success of students and/or colleagues; and/or describe the impact others have had on you as relating to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Questions should be addressed to Prof. Laurie Nardone, Search Committee Chair, .
To apply, please go to and click on the link for full-time positions or full-time interdisciplinary positions or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click 'Apply to this job.'
Applications received by March 1 can be assured the fullest review.
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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 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 .
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Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.
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