PT Lecturer - Doctorate of Law and Policy (Seattle
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About the Opportunity:
The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University
invites applications for a part-time lecturer position to teach
doctoral level courses in research methodology.
Courses may include: law and legal reasoning, law and policy,
public policy theory and practice, research methods, qualitative
methods, quantitative methods, and evaluation research.
Teaching one or more 12 week (Fall, Winter and Spring) or 8 week
(Summer term) hybrid courses per academic year. Courses meet online
and one weekend per quarter at our Seattle campus. This appointment
includes pre-term course development (including weekly readings,
assignments, and multi-media lectures), and in-term commitments of
monitoring online discussion boards, general course management,
grading, online presence, and face to face participation at monthly
course sessions. Training in Blackboard (the online course
platform) will be provided.
**Courses meet online as well as one week/end (Fri-Sun) a quarter
at our Seattle campus.
The ideal instructor will have a Ph.D. or JD in a relevant social
science discipline and research experience. A JD or LLM in addition
to a Ph.D. is preferred. A history of successful teaching at the
graduate level and experience teaching online is strongly
preferred. Candidates should demonstrate familiarity with doctoral
level research, adult learners, and action-oriented research.
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
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
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