Open Rank Full Time Faculty: BS Completion in Mechatronics

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 16, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Open Rank Full Time Faculty: BS Completion in Mechatronics

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 position offering is a full-time, non-tenure track, one-year renewable appointment as an Assistant/Associate /Teaching Professor/Professor of the Practice. The courses that are taught include, but not limited to mechatronics, robotics, advanced manufacturing processes, and associated emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and augmented reality.

The position is based in Boston, Massachusetts. Courses are taught in multiple formats including online and asychronous, and a hybrid synchronous modality branded as NUFlex by Northeastern University. Using the NUFlex methodology students can conduct coursework in an on-ground classroom environment while maintaining social distancing guidelines. 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 report directly to the Faculty Director of the Quality Assurance and Advanced Manufacturing Domain.

Actual course load may vary with other responsibilities, which include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Teach assigned courses and develop course content and materials, through the use of Canvas as a Learning Management System (LMS)

  • Advance the Quality Assurance and Advanced Manufacturing Domain interests in close collaboration with the Domain Faculty Director, and Administration, including, but not limited to recommendations for additions to, or upgrading of, curriculum, course materials, and textbooks.

  • Service to the program/college/university. This service includes student advising, faculty mentoring and program support.

  • Participate in the curriculum development and assessment process.

  • Share course materials and related observations with other faculty members.

  • Be an advocate for students.

  • Keep up to date and in contact with employers regarding appropriateness of course/program content.

  • Participate in faculty recruitment and mentoring.

  • Participate in new student events such as open houses, info sessions, and orientation.

  • Terminal degree in Mechatronics or related field requiered. Degree must be conferred by the appointment start date.

  • A minimum of 5 years professional experience, with 10 years' experience preferred, working on mechatronics and/or advanced engineering projects

  • The successful candidate must demonstrate outstanding teaching competence (both on-ground and online), a dedication to continued improvement as an educator, and the ability to work with adult learners.

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    Additional Information:
    Northeastern University is a global, experiential and leading research university, built on a tradition of engagement with business, industry and communities to create a distinctive approach to education, research and service. Located in one of the most beautiful cities in the U.S., Boston is vibrant and stimulating and provides exciting opportunities to grow, learn and to make significant contributions. The College of Professional Studies offers innovative and flexible programs that allow adult learners and working professionals to complete their degrees. CPS offers associate, bachelor's degree, certificate programs and post-baccalaureate programs in fast-growing fields such as biotechnology, leadership, business administration, finance, project management, information technology and management. Degrees are delivered in full or part-time formats and courses are offered in a variety of on-campus and online options.

    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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