Visiting Teaching Professor

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Visiting 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 Psychology Department at Northeastern University ( invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor position to start Fall 2021. This is a one-year appointment that may be renewable for a second year. The selected individual will have two main sets of responsibilities. The first set of responsibilities is to teach undergraduate courses offered by the Psychology Department. The number of courses to be taught each year, and the topic areas of the courses will be determined by the department chair, taking into account the individual's area of expertise and departmental need. The second set of responsibilities is to provide support for all aspects of the undergraduate program, working closely with the department's Head Advisor and Director of Undergraduate Studies. Specific activities will include, for example, advising students, providing administrative support for registration and course approval processes, and helping to organize welcome days for prospective students, new student orientations, and graduation ceremonies. The successful candidate will generally be available to participate in such activities when scheduled on evenings and weekends.

Candidates should have a doctorate in psychology or related field by the appointment start date and excellence in college-level teaching. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work productively with students, faculty and staff are essential.

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Additional Information:
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.

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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