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Lecturer/Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor-Boston

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Position Type: Faculty Full-time (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: 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:

The Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University invites applications for one or more positions at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor/Associate Teaching Professor/Full Teaching Professor beginning September 2020 at our campus in Boston. In Boston we offer undergraduate, masters, and PhD programs. We are seeking highly-motivated individuals committed to excellence in teaching. Full-time appointments at all ranks are renewable, career-focused non-tenure-track positions with responsibilities in teaching and service. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses.


We are seeking faculty who can teach in one or more of the following areas: Computer Science, Data Science, Cybersecurity and Health Informatics. The successful candidate will create course content and materials and collaborate with colleagues to develop new academic relationships within the university and the business community. Student advising and service to the college and university are an integral component of the position. Opportunities for research and scholarship are possible on the teaching track (with a reduced course load) and several of our teaching track faculty are highly research active.

Khoury College has grown rapidly over the last five years in response to increased student demand at the BS, MS, and PhD level and will continue this rapid growth for the next few years. We invite you to join a fast-moving, ambitious college with an underlying mission that is embodied by our motto of “CS for Everyone.” Khoury College is committed to diversity and inclusion in computer science. We aim to establish a computing population—students, faculty, researchers, and staff—that reflects today’s global society.

Northeastern University is home to 35,000 full/part time graduate and undergraduate students and to the nation’s premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern’s international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and education is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation’s top research universities.


Candidates must hold a PhD in Computer Science or related degree from an accredited institution by the start date. Demonstrated ability or potential for teaching excellence is required. Rank of appointment at either the Lecturer, Assistant Teaching Professor, Associate Teaching Professor, or Full Teaching Professor level will be determined on prior experience and will be discussed with candidates during the interview process.

Successful candidates will have demonstrated an expert grasp of knowledge of the field at all levels and be creative in their approach to teaching in an environment of cooperative, interdisciplinary and experiential education. Strong written, oral and interpersonal skills are required in order to communicate effectively with students in person and online.

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Additional Information:

Please submit a cover letter of interest highlighting teaching accomplishments and relevant professional experience, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and the names and contact information of at least three references.

Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and includes an outstanding benefits package.

For more information about the College, please visit  Northeastern University is located on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston’s historic Back Bay. The College occupies a state of the art building opposite Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts.

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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