Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor
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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.
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
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
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and
support of diversity and inclusion, please see
Application review will begin on April 1, 2021.
To apply, visit https://careers.pageuppeople.com/879/cw/en-us/job/505744