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PT Lecturer - Psychology

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time
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PT Lecturer - Psychology

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 College of Professional Studies (CPS) at Northeastern University invites applicants to teach undergraduate courses in the content area of Psychology. Working adults, international students, and traditionally underserved students around the globe are reaching their goals and advancing their careers through CPS' innovative educational options. The College's dynamic online instruction, fast-track programs, and on-ground courses are designed to meet the needs of today's students and to help ensure access and opportunity for transformational learning within today's competitive market.

The undergraduate Psychology Degree at the College of Professional Studies prepares students with the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to serve individuals, groups, organizations and communities in a global 21st century. The degree provides students with a strong foundational knowledge within the discipline of psychology, including relevant theory and research that promotes social consciousness and intellectual and interpersonal growth. With an emphasis on scientific thinking, ethical behavior, and respect for diversity, students cultivate insight about human behaviors and mental processes, and demonstrate concern for the wellbeing of their surrounding and global communities. Students can opt to major or minor in the degree and choose from specific tracks in the Verified Course Sequence for applied behavioral analysis or to work across a wide range of settings and populations.

Course content includes behavioral science, applied behavioral analysis (I and II), autism spectrum disorders, behavioral measurement and evaluation, opioid crisis, contemporary theoretical perspectives, research methods, and concepts of the human behavior and development; offering students the opportunity to explore a wide range of topics such as scientific inquiry, behavioral and mental processes, cognition and language, learning and memory, social interactions, personality, diagnosis, measurement and intervention.

Master's degree in Psychology or related discipline along with industry experience required. Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®) required, Board-Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral™ (BCBA-D™) preferred. Three or more years of teaching experience required. Online teaching experience highly desirable. Candidates should demonstrate cultural competence and commitment to working with international students, adult learners, and underserved student populations.

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Additional Information:
All courses are offered in hybrid formats. Positions are available contingent upon enrollment, funding and departmental needs. This is a non-tenure track part time faculty position.

The Doctor of Law and Policy program (DLP) is designed for experienced professionals who are interested in the origins, development, implementation, and analysis of legal and public policy decisions in government and related institutions. The program prepares students to advance their careers within a variety of fields while focusing their thesis research on a precise law and policy topic.

Courses may be taught online or at the Boston (Main and Downtown) campuses.

Terms begin every eight weeks with primary starts in September, January, April and July. Positions are available contingent upon enrollment, funding and departmental needs.

To learn more about the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University, please visit our website:

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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