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Assistant Teaching Professor

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Position Type: Faculty Full-time (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: College of Social Sciences and Humanities

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. On its Boston campus, 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, Toronto, and Vancouver are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. 

About the Opportunity:

The Human Services Program and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Program of Northeastern University seek to fill a benefits-eligible, full-time position of Assistant Teaching Professor, beginning in the 2020 fall semester. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in the nonprofit sector and will be passionate about the intersection of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies and social change. Special consideration will be given to candidates able to teach a variety of elective and required, foundational courses in both units. Full-time teaching load is three courses per semester, to be divided evenly among the two units, with professional development and service also expected. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching. The position has an established promotion ladder from Assistant to Associate to Full Teaching Professor and opportunity for multi-year contracts.




Ph.D. or equivalent required at the time of appointment. All disciplines are welcome to apply. Evidence of effective teaching experience is required. Practical experience in the field of public health and/or social work preferred, particularly where that experience intersects with concerns of gender and sexuality.

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Additional Information:

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and contact information for three letters of recommendation. Questions should be addressed to Lori Gardinier, 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.”

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the Experiential Liberal Arts. Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities. The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups underrepresented in academia.

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