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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Apply now Job no: 501533
Position Type: Faculty Full-time (Tenure/Tenure Track)
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: School of Law, Khoury College of Computer Sciences

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.

About the Opportunity:

Northeastern University School of Law is seeking candidates for a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty position within the law school, with a secondary appointment in the Northeastern University Khoury College of Computer Sciences. The ideal candidate would have a scholarly focus on legal issues related to algorithms, machine learning, and other aspects of artificial intelligence.

The School of Law has long been a national leader in experiential legal education, with a deep commitment to law in service of the public interest and to engaged scholarship and interdisciplinary collaboration.


Applicants must hold a JD or comparable degree from an accredited institution and must have demonstrated an understanding of technology and its implications for law and policy.  Applicants must have demonstrated potential for outstanding teaching and scholarly achievement. Formal training in computer science, a record of external funding, and a background in empirical research methods would each be a plus.  In making faculty appointments, the School of Law seeks to enhance its innovative curriculum, which combines experiential learning with rigorous analytical training and interdisciplinarity. Compensation will be commensurate with education, training, and expertise and includes an outstanding benefits package.


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If you have questions, please contact faculty appointments administrator, Stephen Evans, at, or committee chair, Woodrow Hartzog, at

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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