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Open Rank Teaching Professor MS in Human Resources Management

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Mar 23, 2023

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Open Rank Teaching Professor MS in Human Resources Management

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 HR.
  • 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 instructor performance.
  • 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 applicable.
  • 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 curricular feedback.
  • 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 characteristics:

  • 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, preferred.
  • 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 programs.
  • Commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the curriculum and the professions.
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial mindset with focus in enhancing the student experience.

Diversity Statement:
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.

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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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