Northeastern University College of Professional Studies invites applications for a half-time, non-tenured track annually renewable faculty position for the Master of Science degree in Project Management and related graduate certificate programs. The incumbent should be able to teach on-campus and online graduate-level courses within the program.
This position is not benefits eligible. The Master of Science degree in Project Management is an innovative academic program designed to help students develop a foundation for professional growth and success. The Assistant Teaching Professor is based in Boston, Massachusetts; however, there is a possibility of traveling once or twice a year to our satellite campuses (the College would cover travel and lodging costs). Courses are taught in multiple formats including online, blended and fully on ground in Boston; faculty do have the opportunity for a home office and are not required to be in Boston every day of the week.
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 work closely with other program faculty, and report directly to the Faculty Director.
The unique half-time nature of this position will allow the incumbent to make an impact on the field through the training of new and existing professionals as well as the opportunity to provide academic leadership to the program, while still maintaining their industry involvement. Our courses are designed for working professionals and take place in the evening or online. This coupled with the half-time nature of the position will enable the incumbent to maintain their 'day job' should they desire.
This faculty position's responsibilities include teaching approximately 6 courses throughout the academic year and providing academic leadership in the program. Academic leadership will include working with the administration and other faculty, who are predominantly part-time, to ensure that the degree curriculum meets professional standards and is consistent with the requirements of the job market. The candidate for this position will demonstrate application of pedagogical practices and, ideally, will have experience teaching online and incorporating distance learning into programmatic and course specific curriculum.
Actual course load includes but is not limited to the following: Teach assigned courses and develop course content and materials. Blackboard certification through Northeastern University Online is required prior to teaching in the program.
Participate in Open Houses and Orientations Develop course content and materials in collaboration with Faculty Director, administration and colleagues Participate in committee meetings. Collaborate with administration and colleagues with curriculum development including teaching materials & assessment development Oversee the instruction of specific courses within the curriculum. Responsibilities include supporting the Faculty Director in the selection of instructors, advising on syllabi, and evaluating instructor performance Participate in PMI meetings as needed CPS-Leadership Graduate Programs - 139600