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Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Jul 31, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor

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 Economics in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University invites applications for a number of benefits-eligible, full-time, non-tenure track positions for open rank Teaching Professor positions, beginning in fall 2021. This is an untenured, but continuing and tracked position with the possibility of promotion to Associate and Full Teaching Professor, as well as multi-year (3 year and 5 year) contracts.

The Department of Economics offers an M.S. in Economics, a Ph.D in Applied Economics and undergraduate degrees in economics and in many disciplines combined with economics We seek candidates with experience in teaching economics at the graduate and undergraduate levels, especially in our core required graduate courses.

Full-time teaching load is three courses per semester. In addition to teaching, Teaching Professors are expected to serve on various department, college, and university committees and to pursue professional development opportunities.

The successful candidate will have the academic background and experience needed to teach one of more of our core courses of Microeconomic Theory, Macroeconomic Theory, Economic Statistics, and Econometrics at the M.S. and Ph.D. level. Interest and ability to teach a range of required and elective courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels is also required. Expertise in one or more of financial economics and econometrics, game theory, computational methods, and machine learning is desired. The ideal candidate will have extensive professional or academic experience and be professionally active.

The position will support the University's commitment to innovation in teaching. Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.


Preferred Qualifications:
A PhD in Economics or a related field is required by the appointment start date.

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Additional Information:
Applications should include a cover letter that addresses the applicant's interest in and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching approach and philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including sample syllabus), a writing sample (either published paper or working paper), and contact information for at least three letters of recommendation. Please address nominations and inquiries about the position to Professor Robert Triest at Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please go to and click on the link for full-time positions or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click “Apply to this job.” The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the Experiential Liberal Arts. Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities. The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups underrepresented in academia.

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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