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Open Rank Full Time Faculty: MS in Commerce and Economic Development & BS in Management


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

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, College of Professional Studies invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor, or Professor of the Practice position, teaching in the MS in Commerce and Economic Development, as well as in the BS in Management. This is an open rank position and the appropriate rank will be assigned upon evaluating the overall qualifications, experience and abilities.  The Master of Science in Commerce and Economic Development, a STEM-designated program, integrates economics, leadership, technology, and public policy to prepare students for a career in the private or public sector. The BS in Management is an AACSB accredited programs that helps students develop competencies in project management, leadership, finance, accounting, technology, and sustainability, with a strong experiential learning component.

At the College of Professional Studies we believe in providing industry-aligned educational programs that are designed to advance individuals’ careers and accommodate the complex lives of motivated learners. Offered in a variety of formats, our courses are taught by accomplished scholars and practitioners who have real-world experience. Northeastern University’s graduate students put knowledge to work at Fortune 500 and startup companies, universities, government agencies, nonprofits, and global organizations.

Leveraging curricula that are informed by partner employers, students gain the perspective of the employers through experiential opportunities activities and real projects that align with their career goals. The result is an educational experience founded on proven scholarship, strengthened with practical application, and sustained by academic excellence.

Students in the College of Professional Studies include working professionals, military veterans, and international students committed to advance or pivot their career to pursue their passions, unlock opportunities and improve their lives and the lives of their families.

To allow for rapid development of learning experiences in agile, stackable, modular formats, the College of Professional Studies has brought the graduate and undergraduate faculty together around emerging domains of practice. These domains represent the College's platforms for realizing knowledge networks that act as zones of interchange between the future of work and traditional research university disciplines.

The Master’s in Commerce and Economic Development and the BS in Management are part of the College’s Global Social Enterprise Domain along with other programs such as the BS in Finance/Accounting Management, Global Studies and International Relations and Non Profit Management. All these programs aim to cultivate social enterprise leaders and innovators who are able to deliver ethical solutions formulated from a global mindset.

Responsibilities:

Northeastern University, College of Professional Studies invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor, or Professor of the Practice position, teaching in the MS in Commerce and Economic Development, as well as in the BS in Management. This is an open rank position and the appropriate rank will be assigned upon evaluating the overall qualifications, experience and abilities.  The Master of Science in Commerce and Economic Development, a STEM-designated program, integrates economics, leadership, technology, and public policy to prepare students for a career in the private or public sector. The BS in Management is an AACSB accredited programs that helps students develop competencies in project management, leadership, finance, accounting, technology, and sustainability, with a strong experiential learning component.

At the College of Professional Studies we believe in providing industry-aligned educational programs that are designed to advance individuals’ careers and accommodate the complex lives of motivated learners. Offered in a variety of formats, our courses are taught by accomplished scholars and practitioners who have real-world experience. Northeastern University’s graduate students put knowledge to work at Fortune 500 and startup companies, universities, government agencies, nonprofits, and global organizations.

Leveraging curricula that are informed by partner employers, students gain the perspective of the employers through experiential opportunities activities and real projects that align with their career goals. The result is an educational experience founded on proven scholarship, strengthened with practical application, and sustained by academic excellence.

Students in the College of Professional Studies include working professionals, military veterans, and international students committed to advance or pivot their career to pursue their passions, unlock opportunities and improve their lives and the lives of their families.

To allow for rapid development of learning experiences in agile, stackable, modular formats, the College of Professional Studies has brought the graduate and undergraduate faculty together around emerging domains of practice. These domains represent the College's platforms for realizing knowledge networks that act as zones of interchange between the future of work and traditional research university disciplines.

The Master’s in Commerce and Economic Development and the BS in Management are part of the College’s Global Social Enterprise Domain along with other programs such as the BS in Finance/Accounting Management, Global Studies and International Relations and Non Profit Management. All these programs aim to cultivate social enterprise leaders and innovators who are able to deliver ethical solutions formulated from a global mindset.

 

The position offering is a full-time, non-tenure track, one-year renewable appointment as an Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor/Professor of the Practice. The courses that will be taught would include, but not limited to, the following: innovation and entrepreneurship, economics of e-commerce, economics of human capital, finance for new ventures, building financial relationships.

The position is based in Boston, Massachusetts. Courses are taught in multiple formats including online, blended, and hybrid; however, faculty have the opportunity for a home office, but are expected to be on campus 3 days/week and maintain office hours as directed and necessary. Faculty enjoy a collegial work environment that allows for work-life balance, and are expected to be available to students, whether in-person or online. Faculty contribute to the College’s mission through teaching, service and scholarship. The faculty member will report directly to the Faculty Director of the Global and Social Enterprise domain.

Actual course load may vary with other responsibilities, which include, but are not limited to the following:
• Teach assigned courses and develop course content and materials. Blackboard certification through Northeastern University Online is required.
• Advance the Global and Social Enterprise Domain in close collaboration with the Domain Faculty Director, the regional campuses, and Administration, including, but not limited to recommendations for additions to, or upgrading of, curriculum, course materials, and textbooks.                                                                            

• Service to the program/college/university. This service includes student advising, faculty mentoring and program support.
• Participate in the curriculum development and assessment process.
• Share course materials and related observations with other faculty members.
• Be an advocate for students.
• Keep up to date and in contact with employers regarding appropriateness of course/program content.
• Participate in faculty recruitment and mentoring.
• Participate in new student events such as open houses, info sessions, and orientation.

Qualifications:

• Terminal degree required.                                                                            • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working on projects to promote economic and social development across regions of the world.
•The successful candidate must demonstrate outstanding teaching competence (both on-ground and online), a dedication to continued improvement as an educator, and the ability to work with adult learners.


Preferred Qualifications:

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Salary Grade:

FAC 

Additional Information:

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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.

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