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Open Rank Teaching Professor - Biotechnology and Biology Programs

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Mar 28, 2023

Open Rank Teaching Professor - Biotechnology and Biology Programs

About the Opportunity

The College of Professional Studies invites applications from qualified candidates for a twelve-month, full-time, non-tenure track, open rank, renewable faculty position to develop and teach biotechnology and biology courses at the bachelor's level. This position is located at the Northeastern University Boston campus.


This full-time faculty member will teach core biotechnology courses, such as Introduction to Biotechnology, the Capstone course, and Pharmaceutical Processing, to undergraduate students in Boston. The successful candidate will prepare lectures, assignments and student engagement in in-person and online courses, provide timely coaching and feedback on assignments, and consistently connect with students.

In addition, this faculty member will act as a liaison between the biotechnology program and Massachusetts-based partner organizations, advise students, create new course work and customize courses as needed, update the existing curriculum, as needed. This unique position seeks to integrate professional practice into the classroom, specifically with respect to the Massachusetts bioscience ecosystem.


  • Ph.D. in biotechnology, biochemistry, cellular biology, or a related field by the appointment start date.

  • One or more years of experience teaching at the bachelor's level.

  • Commitment to teaching excellence at the university level.

  • Commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments and promoting experiential learning.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Ability to work productively and successfully interact with students, faculty, staff, and industry partners.

    Diversity Statement

    Northeastern University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. As such, please reflect on your commitment and leadership in this area by writing a statement providing specific examples from your own experience. These examples can be from your work, community or personally transformational. This statement should not exceed one page.

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    Additional Information

    Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

    Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more 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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