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Lecturer/Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor - MS in Cybersecurity

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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 in September 2020 at our campus in Boston. We are seeking highly-motivated individuals committed to excellence in teaching. Full-time appointments are renewable, career-focused non-tenure-track positions with responsibilities in teaching and service.


Primary responsibilities include teaching and developing graduate courses. We are seeking faculty who can teach in one or more of the following areas: Cybersecurity (Foundations), Cryptography, Network Security, Computer System Security, Software Security, Cyberlaw, Information System Forensics, Risk Management, or Cybersecurity Data Mining/Machine Learning, Forensics Management of Critical Infrastructure, and other relevant topics in Cyber Security. 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 and several of our faculty are research active within the field of Computer Science and within the area of Education Research in Computer Science.


Candidates must hold a PhD in Computer and/or Information Science or a related field 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:

Northeastern University is a global university recognized by our renowned co-op program and our focus on experiential learning. We are experiencing dramatic growth in enrollment and academic innovation. The Khoury College of Computer Sciences is one of the fastest growing colleges in the university. It is home to over 1900+ undergraduate students and 1700+ graduate students. We have four undergraduate majors (Cybersecurity, Computer, Data and Information Science) and over 30 combined majors (CS+X). In the graduate program we offer masters in CS, Data Science, Cybersecurity, AI, Health Informatics and Health Data Analytics. Many of our programs are interdisciplinary programs with other colleges here at Northeastern.

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.

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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.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see



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