Open Rank Teaching Professor MS in Human Resources
About the Opportunity
This full-time faculty member is expected to bring their
intellectual and creative capacity to bear in advancement of the
program, seeking to serve students by participating in a range of
teaching and non-teaching activities that support the advancement
of the program. They will teach a full teaching load spread
throughout the year and will work with the program office on
administrative issues and programmatic projects.
This position is Eligible for Alternative Work Location
Teaching & Curricular Oversight (65% of time)
- Course instruction will focus on core courses, such as
Workforce Analytics, Strategic Workforce Planning, and Digital
- In conjunction with the Faculty Lead, developing and
implementing course learning outcomes, curriculum maps, resource
guides, textbooks, syllabi templates, and updated course materials;
includes region specific coursework as desired.
- Overseeing the instruction of specific courses within the
curriculum. Responsibilities include supporting the Faculty Lead in
the selection of instructors, advising on syllabi, and evaluating
- Identifying and providing recommendations to keep curriculum
relevant and industry leading.
- Working with the Faculty Lead to ensure regional programs meet
license/accreditation requirements and participate in comprehensive
regional evaluations and periodic reviews.
- In collaboration with the Faculty Lead, creating modularity
guidelines and recommendations for program content integration
across the programs and regional campuses.
Teaching and actual course load may vary with other
responsibilities, which include, but are not limited to:
Program and College Support (10% of time)
- Collaborating with the Faculty Director and Faculty Lead to
define processes and best practices for leveraging professional
networks and create deeper connections between stakeholders.
- Representing the program in regional orientations, open houses,
and tracking student progress.
- In collaboration with the Faculty Lead, identify and reach out
to possible Co-op and experiential learning sponsors to establish
relationships and define engagement.
- Participating in program and faculty committee meetings as
- Serving on committees that support the mission of the program
and the vision of the College and wider University.
Faculty, Student, and Alumni Support (25% of time)
- In coordination with the Faculty Lead, assess and enhance
instructional quality of courses by offering follow-up coaching to
part time faculty across the Northeastern network for courses
assigned to him/her.
- Collaborating with the Faculty Lead to recruit and vet
qualified candidates for part time faculty positions.
- Assisting the program in the onboarding of new part time
faculty across the Northeastern network for courses assigned to
him/her and maintaining ongoing communications and mentorship to
gauge engagement within the program.
- Providing opportunities for part time faculty to engage with
program and college activities; seek their professional and
- Assist in the development of a strong alumni network, including
management of the program's LinkedIn Group.
- Occasional travel will be required to the University's
campuses; examples of required travel include annual CPS
Graduation, Faculty Development Conference, etc.
- The potential for transnational work is also possible.
The successful candidate must demonstrate strong teaching abilities
and a dedication to continued improvement as an educator.
Experience teaching at the master's level, teaching and developing
on ground and online courses, and proven success in working with
international students are desired attributes.
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and
- A terminal degree from an accredited institution either in
Human Resources Management or a related field.
- Proven track record teaching HRM-related courses online and
face-to-face, with evidence of excellent student learning
experiences and working with diverse student populations.
- Active involvement in HR-related professional associations with
industry-related certifications, e.g., from SHRM, HRCI, AIHR,
- 5+ years of professional talent management experience in a
corporate, nonprofit, or consulting setting.
- Expertise in project-based learning, including the recruitment
of industry project sponsors.
- Research and subject matter expertise in such areas as digital
HR, artificial intelligence applications, and workforce analytics
and a global perspective on trends in the discipline.
- Proven experience in managing academic and/or non-academic
- Commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the
curriculum and the professions.
- Innovative and entrepreneurial mindset with focus in enhancing
the student experience.
The diversity, or inclusion, statement is required. Although there
are no set rules, please write in the first person and use specific
examples from your own personal experience. The statement should
not exceed two pages.
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
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