Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor
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About the Opportunity:
The Department of Physics at Northeastern University, Boston,
Massachusetts invites applications from qualified candidates for a
full-time, non-tenure track faculty position with the title of
Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor in Physics. This position
has significant opportunity for career advancement.
Primary responsibilities involve teaching up to six sections per
year of physics and related courses for physical sciences, life
sciences, or engineering students at the undergraduate level.
Additional duties may include oversight of course and associated
laboratory curricula, planning and developing instructional
programs and materials, evaluation of curricula, and moderate
departmental and College service. Candidates are expected to have
high aptitude and interest in teaching, and coordinate with other
instructors to monitor student progress and assist students when
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in physics or other
closely related discipline by the appointment start date,
demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate lecture courses,
and excellent communication, collaboration, and leadership skills.
Northeastern is committed to building a diverse faculty who are
committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.
Candidates must have excellence in, or a demonstrated commitment
to, working with diverse student populations and/or in a culturally
diverse work and educational environment.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching physics courses is preferred.
Where appropriate, candidates are strongly encouraged to highlight
prior achievements working with members of underrepresented
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.
Applications received by July 20th, 2021 will receive full
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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