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Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor in Human Services

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 11, 2023

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Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor in Human Services

About the Opportunity

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the Experiential Liberal Arts. Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities. The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups underrepresented in academia.


Grounded in social justice, the Human Services Program is a dynamic undergraduate program that prepares students for careers in social change. Human service students engage in local, national and international practice and policy. Human service courses provide foundational learning to examine the development of social problems and innovative solutions. This Teaching Professor position would appeal to a candidate who is student centered, collaborative, committed to interdisciplinary thought, experiential and applied learning.

The Human Services Program is housed in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, within the College of Social Sciences and Humanities. We invite applications for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Teaching Professor position, in the areas of counseling and clinical work or macro practice. This is a full-time (9 month) untenured, but continuing and tracked position (Assistant, Associate, and Full Teaching Professor), with progressively longer contracts (up to 5 years). The primary responsibilities of this position are teaching and service. Teaching responsibilities will consist of core classes in the curricula that align with expertise. Courses could include Social Change and Human Services, Counseling in Human Services, or Social Policy. The person in this role will also teach elective courses that align with individual strengths and curricular needs as well as contributing to and developing co-curricular undergraduate programming and opportunities.


Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive communities. PhD in Social Work, Psychology or related field is required by the appointment start date. Candidates must have three years post-master's level experience in field. The successful candidate will also have a strong interest in pedagogical, curricular, and co-curricular innovation.

Documents to Submit:

Applications should include: a cover letter of interest highlighting teaching accomplishments and relevant professional expertise. Candidates must also submit a teaching statement, a diversity statement, and a curriculum vitae, as well as the names and contact information of three letters of recommendation, which will be solicited upon receipt of complete application.

To apply, please go to and click on the link for full-time positions or full-time interdisciplinary positions or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click “Apply to this job.” Please address nominations and inquiries about the position to Director Lori Gardinier at Review of applications will begin November 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

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Additional Information

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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