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Lecturer/Visiting Lecturer/Teaching Professor/Visiting Teaching Professor/Visiting Professor—All Ranks

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Position Type: Faculty Full-time (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: D'Amore McKim School of Business

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:

The Entrepreneurship & Innovation Group of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University in Boston invites applications for open non-tenure track positions in the Group, with employment beginning in 2021-2022.  This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position that may be visiting (one-year) or continuing depending on needs and qualifications.


Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the area of Social Enterprise and Social Entrepreneurship.  The DMSB Social Enterprise Program has a particular focus on global social enterprise and entrepreneurship using an interdisciplinary approach to experiential learning.  Primary focus is on teaching how the private sector businesses committed to social impact can strengthen or accelerate economic development in poor communities and in developing countries.  The primary responsibility is to teach undergraduates in areas including global social entrepreneurship, impact investing and microfinance, and strategy and business planning for social enterprises.  Position also requires service by leading or co-leading field research programs in social enterprise and social entrepreneurship in developing countries as part of the university’s undergraduate travel programs.


Candidates are expected to have a doctorate in management or a closely related field by the appointment start date.  Candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching (and research for Teaching Professor and Visiting Professor positions).  Lecturers are responsible primarily for teaching and service, but research responsibilities are possible.  Teaching Professors and Visiting Professors have teaching, research and service expectations.  Employment terms are competitive and negotiable depending on career progress and expertise.  Support for research is available.

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Additional Information:

The Entrepreneurship & Innovation Group is a highly dynamic academic unit within the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, composed of highly accomplished scholars and educators, who have an active research agenda and strong connections to the business community.  The domain of the group is closely aligned with the strategy of Northeastern University.  The group strives to stay at the forefront of research and is committed to significantly increasing its visibility within both the peer academic and business communities.

Applicants should submit materials including a letter of interest, vita, teaching evaluations, and letters of reference using Northeastern University application portal at the following address:  Inquiries may be directed to Professor Cheryl Mitteness, Assistant Group Chair of the Entrepreneurship Innovation Group, 218C Hayden Hall, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, 02115.  Telephone:  617-373-3728.  E-mail:  Additional information regarding the School and the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Group can be found at

Candidates should be committed to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University Education.  Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the Law.  Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

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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