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Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering - Roux Institute

Northeastern University
Maine, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Nov 7, 2023

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Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering - Roux Institute

About the Opportunity

About the Opportunity:

Northeastern University invites applications for full-time, non-tenure track teaching faculty in the field of Electrical and Computer Engineering, located at the Roux Institute in Portland, Maine. The Roux Institute seeks to grow graduate programs in life sciences and engineering that support the growing tech and life science economy in Maine and Northern New England through teaching, research, partnership, and entrepreneurship.


A faculty member at the rank of Assistant /Associate/Full Teaching Professor is sought to teach full time at the Roux Institute, Northeastern University's Portland, Maine Campus.

The Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor will teach up to six (6) courses per academic year in the M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering program with a concentration on Computer Networks and Security. This individual will collaborate with teaching and research faculty at the Roux and on the Boston campus to build curriculum to support the expansion of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. This individual will play a key role in growing the enrollment in Roux engineering programs and in developing relationships with industry partners and customized learning experiences with Institute partners (credit and non-credit bearing). This individual will also participate in extending existing programming into an interdisciplinary curriculum that will cross the Roux's computational programming offerings to address Maine's unique needs in the field.

This unique position seeks to integrate professional practice into learner education, supporting Northeastern's mission to develop wholly immersive learning and discovery experiences. The successful candidate will hold a faculty appointment in Northeastern's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and will be a member of the Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things.

Teaching responsibilities are subject to modification based on the program's needs and at the Roux Institute Director of Life Sciences and Engineering's discretion based upon time commitment of the service requirements and require a willingness to support high-quality teaching and standards through preparation of lectures based on course materials provided; effective facilitation of rich, respectful debates and discussions in an in-person or hybrid class; timely review and grading of assignments with appropriate coaching and feedback to the students; consistent connection with students and their performance; adherence to Northeastern's policies.


Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in electrical or computer engineering or related field by the appointment start date.
  • Well-versed in communication networks, wireless systems and network security.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work productively and successfully interact with students, faculty, staff, and industry partners.

Application must include cover letter, CV, statement of teaching interests and objectives, teaching evaluations (if available), a 1-page statement of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and names and contact information of at least three references.

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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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