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Open Rank Clinical Professor

Apply now Job no: 508086
Position Type: Faculty Full-time (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Boston Main Campus, Portland, ME Campus
Categories: Bouve College of Health Sciences

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus. Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research. Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.


The Bouvé College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University’s mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.


The Roux Institute is designed as an engine of innovation, talent, and economic growth in Portland, the state of Maine, and the region. Partnership is what sets our education and research model apart. With leading companies at the table from day one, we are creating an agile workforce prepared to thrive in a competitive landscape powered by machine learning and artificial intelligence as a force for good, and an environment for innovation in the life sciences and other high-growth sectors. Our central research focal points of Life Science & Medicine, Engineering, and Data Visualization are tied together with the recurrent theme of Experiential Artificial Intelligence, creating a differentiating research environment that is oriented towards translational discovery.




About the Opportunity:

The Bouvé College of Health Sciences and The Roux Institute at Northeastern University seek candidates for a 12-month clinical open- rank, non-tenure track position in the area of rural health care delivery and clinical health care programs.  This person will be responsible for growing interprofessional health programs, including those in rural health, public health, the health professions, and health science innovation for undergraduate and graduate programs as well as workforce development professional programs. Bouvé and the Roux Institute will collaborate with offerings at the Roux Institute and the region.This jointly appointed faculty between Bouvé (academic home) and the Roux Institute will serve as the driver and liaison for the development and implementation of mobility programs and other experiential learning opportunities (curricular, extracurricular, co-op, research, etc.) at the Roux Institute and with partners across the region.



The successful candidate will be appointed in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences as the academic home (department/discipline to be determine based on the candidates’ expertise) and will be jointly appointed at the Roux Institute as an Institute Faculty Member. The candidate will also engage in curriculum development and assessment, classroom and online instruction, clinical coordination and clinical placement outreach, serve on capstone and dissertation committees, and engage in service to the Department, College, Institute, and University. We seek individuals who can advance interprofessional collaborative education in rural health across health professions, engineering and science.


Teaching Responsibilities include the following: review and learning of key teaching points within existing instructor guides, and a willingness to support high-quality teaching and standards through: preparation of lectures based on course materials provided; effective facilitation of rich, respectful debates and discussions in an in-person or online class; timely review and grading of assignments with appropriate coaching and feedback to the students; consistent connection with students and their performance; clinical field work coordination, adherence to Northeastern’s policies.



A Ph.D., EdD or professional doctorate degree by the appointment start date. Candidates must articulate or demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate/graduate teaching excellence and a record of interdisciplinary scholarly achievement commensurate with rank. The successful applicant will have expertise with clinical education, rural health and working within an  interprofessional healthcare team.  Candidate is required to have an in-person presence at the Roux Institute and meet licensure requirements for the specific discipline as applicable in Massachusetts and Maine by the appointment start date.

Please include a letter of interest, CV with names of 3 references, and statements on (1) teaching, (2) research, and (3) contributions to achieving a diverse and inclusive academic environment. For questions about the position, please contact Search Committee co-chairs Dr. Kristin Greenwood & Dr. Aileen Huang-Saad, Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Preferred Qualifications:


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. 

Northeastern has identified health as one of three major University-wide interdisciplinary strategic initiatives, and the University is making a significant investment in interdisciplinary health research with faculty hires in the last few years in data science and visualization (with a health data emphasis), environmental health, global health, health economics, health systems, health policy, personal health informatics, and population health.


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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