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Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor


Apply now Job no: 506743
Position Type: Faculty Full-time (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: College of Science

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 Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology (“CCB”) at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position with the title of Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor in Chemistry & Chemical Biology.  This position has significant opportunity for career advancement.  

 

The department (https://cos.northeastern.edu/chemistry-chemical-biology/) includes 27 tenured/tenure-track faculty; nine full-time teaching faculty; four research faculty; and eight faculty with affiliated appointments.  CCB was recognized as the most gender diverse faculty among the top 50 US Chemistry Departments in 2019.  CCB enrolls approximately 150 undergraduate majors; 27 M.S. and PlusOne (BS/MS) students; and 80 Ph.D. students.

 

Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility involves teaching up to five sections per year of general, organic, and/or physical chemistry and related courses for life or physical sciences or engineering students at the undergraduate level.  Specific courses will depend on departmental need and on the candidate's area of specialty.  Additional duties may include oversight of associated laboratory curricula, planning and developing instructional programs and materials, evaluation of curricula, and departmental and College service.   Candidates are expected to have high aptitude and interest in teaching, and coordinate with other instructors to monitor student progress and assist students when necessary.

 

Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in chemistry or other closely related discipline by the appointment start date, excellence in teaching undergraduate lecture courses, and excellent communication, collaboration, and leadership skills. 

 

Northeastern is committed to building a diverse faculty who are committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  Candidates must have experience in, or a demonstrated commitment to, working with diverse student populations and/or in a culturally diverse work and educational environment. 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in course and/or laboratory curriculum development is preferred.  Where appropriate, candidates are strongly encouraged to highlight prior experience working with members of underrepresented groups.

 

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How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply here with a curriculum vita, a teaching statement, an equity and diversity statement, and contact information for three references.  Applications will be reviewed beginning on July 1, 2021. Candidates may contact the chair of the search committee, David Budil, d.budil@northeastern.edu, for more information.

 

Additional Information:

In the Northeastern University College of Science, we embrace a culture of respect, where each person is valued for their contribution and is treated fairly.  We oppose all forms of racism.  We support a culture that does not tolerate any form of discrimination and where each person may belong.  As a College, we strive to have a diverse membership, one where each person is trained and mentored to promote their success.

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 www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

 

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