The position is based in Boston, Massachusetts. The main responsibility -of the Assistant Teaching Professor position is high quality student-centered teaching, including course preparation, delivery, and assessment. The annual teaching responsibility is nine courses (3-5 SH each). Course assignments may be at both the undergraduate and graduate levels within the department. The courses that are taught include, but not limited to Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, and Medicinal Chemistry. Teaching responsibilities are subject to modification based on the program’s needs and at the Department Chair’s discretion. The person in this position reports to the Chair of the department.
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, through the use of Canvas as a Learning Management System (LMS)
• Provide service to the program/college/university. This service may include student advising, faculty mentoring, committee service, recruitment activities (e.g. open houses) and program support.
• Participate in the curriculum development and assessment process.
• Share course materials and related observations with other faculty members.
• Professional development and scholarship are encouraged but there is no expectation for research productivity
Courses are taught in multiple formats including online and asynchronous, and a hybrid synchronous modality branded as NU-Flex by Northeastern University. Using the NU-Flex methodology students can conduct coursework in an on-ground classroom environment while maintaining social distancing guidelines.
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.