Visiting Assistant, Associate, or Full Teaching Professor -
Chemistry and Chemical Biology
About the Opportunity
About the Opportunity
The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Northeastern
University invites applications from qualified candidates for a
full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at our Oakland, CA
campus with the title of Visiting Assistant, Associate, or Full
Teaching Professor. This visiting position is a one academic year
appointment with the possibility of renewal for a second year. This
position has significant opportunities for career advancement in a
growing and dynamic department.
This position primarily involves undergraduate chemistry teaching.
Teaching faculty are expected to teach up to five sections (5
courses) per year of chemistry and related courses for physical
sciences, life sciences, or engineering students. A focus of
teaching will be in General and/or Organic Chemistry courses with
opportunities for teaching throughout the chemistry undergraduate
curriculum, including developing and teaching laboratories and
recitation sessions. One additional unit of service is expected,
which may include oversight and evaluation of course and laboratory
curricula, planning and developing instructional programs and
materials, and departmental, College, and University service.
Candidates are expected to have high aptitude and interest in
teaching and the ability to coordinate with other instructors and
advisors to monitor student progress and assist students when
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in chemistry 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 culturally
diverse work and educational environments.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching is preferred, but not required.
Where appropriate, candidates are strongly encouraged to highlight
prior achievements working with members of underrepresented
Documents to Submit:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae (CV)
- Teaching philosophy statement
- Diversity and Inclusion statement, related to teaching and/or
- List of three references
Please provide a statement describing a time when you altered or
changed your approach to research, teaching, or service because of
the diversity of the group you were working with or your awareness
of marginalized populations. What changes did you make, and what
did you learn from this situation? We are interested in how you
respond to such situations, not the identities of the people
involved, so please only disclose what you are comfortable with.
Your statement should demonstrate an understanding of the barriers
facing individuals from groups marginalized in your field and be in
to reflect the diversity of the
societies in which it maintains campuses and to meet the
educational needs and interests of its diverse population. Some
faculty candidates may not have substantial past experience. If
that is the case, we recommend focusing in your statement on the
types of activities you think could be useful.
Applications will be reviewed beginning April 18, 2023
The expected hiring range for Assistant Teaching Professor is USD
$73,800 to USD $113,400, based upon the position's scope and
responsibilities. The expected hiring range for Associate Teaching
Professor is USD $85,800 to USD $133,600 based upon the position's
scope and responsibilities. The expected hiring range for Full
Teaching Professor is USD $106,800 to USD $150,100 based upon the
position's scope and responsibilities.
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 https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/
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
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and
support of diversity and inclusion, please see
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