Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Sep 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Mathematics
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Assistant/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 Mathematics at Northeastern University invites applications for a Non-Tenure Track position of Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor and Program Director in Applied Mathematics to lead the progress and growth of the Department's Professional Master's program in Applied Mathematics to start as early as July 2021.

The successful applicant will have the knowledge to develop and teach Applied Mathematics and Statistics courses at the Master's level, and will have the ability and vision to scale the program beyond its current reach. The person in this position reports to the Chair of the Department of Mathematics and works closely with the Dean's Office in the College of Science in order to partner for efficiencies in marketing and operational direction.

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.

Responsibilities include: Teaching four courses per academic year in the Applied Mathematics program. Work on growing the enrollment in the Department's Professional Master's program in Applied Mathematics. Work with the Chair of the Department and the Dean's Office to expand the range of tracks which are offered within the Master's Degree Program. Work with the Associate Dean for Professional Programs and Graduate Affairs on interpreting market needs and translating those needs into scalable programs.

Partner with the university's Enrollment Management team to assess current and proposed academic offerings to maximize enrollment. Develop stackable components which can be used to serve specialized needs of students outside the program.

Hire Part-time Faculty to teach within the program. Work with College of Science Dean's Office on branding and communications. Collaborate with the Mathematics Department Graduate Administrative Assistant on admissions to the Applied Mathematics Programs.

Partner with the Mathematics Department Graduate Co-op Coordinator on promoting the Co-op Program in Applied Mathematics and Statistics. Manage the budget of program.

Other duties include managing the Master of Science in Operations Research program, academic advising, course development, online course conversion, and modular course development etc.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a related field, preferably with a focus on Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Numerical Analysis, or Data Analysis and Machine Learning, by the appointment start date. Teaching excellence, initiative, strong communication and teamwork skills required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Qualified candidates should be committed to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.

Salary Grade:

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

Application review will begin on April 1, 2021.

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