Job Search

You will be prompted to create an account when you apply for a position. Already have an account? Log in here.

Position Type




Assistant Teaching Professor - Mechanical and Industrial Engineering - Seattle

Apply now Job no: 502309
Position Type: Faculty Full-time (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Seattle Campus
Categories: College of Engineering

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 Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) Department at Northeastern University is seeking outstanding individuals to fill a non-tenure-track Assistant Teaching Professor position in Industrial Engineering at the Seattle campus



The main responsibility of the Assistant Teaching Professor position is high quality student-centered teaching, including course preparation, delivery, and assessment. The annual course responsibility is six courses. The Assistant Teaching Professor is also given the opportunity to participate in department, university, and professional service activities as well as be engaged in a modest level of research activities, for his or her own professional development.

Course assignments may be at both the undergraduate and graduate levels within the department with primary emphasis on probability and statistics, operations research, data mining, database management, machine learning and data analytics.

While not a requirement, the Assistant Teaching Professor may choose to initiate and undertake research and service activities, including, but not limited to advising undergraduate and graduate students, student recruiting, e-learning, educational research, publications, and presentations. Such activities are encouraged and supported by the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.




Ph.D. required in Industrial Engineering, Computer Science or a closely related field. Excellent written and oral communication skills and evidence of teaching effectiveness is expected.


Preferred Qualifications:

Industrial experience is desirable along with familiarity with latest electronic teaching tools and experiential e-learning. 


Salary Grade:


Additional Information:

Application must include cover letter, CV including teaching experience, statement of teaching interests and objectives, and names and contact information of at least three references.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. The target starting date for the position is January 2, 2020.  

For additional information, applicants can contact Dr. Xuemin Jin  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

Advertised: Pacific Standard Time
Applications close:

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend

Share this:

| More