Director of Computing Programs - Seattle (Open Rank)
About the Opportunity
The Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University
invites applications for the position of Director of Computing
Programs beginning July 2024 at our campus in Seattle, WA. Faculty
rank for the position will be commensurate with experience. The
college currently offers the Master of Computer Science Align and
Master of Computer Science programs, hosts summer undergraduate
mobility programs, and supports faculty-led research. The Align
program is a national initiative to close America's tech diversity
gap by offering an innovative Master of Science in CS for
non-computer science major. Future plans include increased
undergraduate programming, an interdisciplinary Master's program in
Robotics, and expanded research activity.
Khoury College has grown rapidly over the last five years in
response to increased student demand at the BS, MS, and PhD levels,
and we expect to continue this rapid growth for the next several
years. We invite you to join a college with significant support for
teaching-track faculty and an underlying mission that is driven by
our motto of “CS for Everyone.” Khoury College is committed to
diversity and inclusion in computer science. We aim to establish a
computing population—students, faculty, researchers, and staff—that
reflects today's global society. Building relationships with
students and service to the college and university are integral
components of the position.
Northeastern University is home to 35,000 full- and part-time
graduate and undergraduate students and to the nation's premier
cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a
dramatic increase in Northeastern's international reputation for
research and innovative educational programs.
The ideal candidate for the Director role will be able to combine
strong leadership skills, demonstrated administrative experience,
and a commitment increasing diversity in computer science to create
a strategic vision for growth of innovative and impactful programs
in the region. The Director oversees the operational functions of
Khoury programs on the campus, including faculty mentoring,
budgeting, and collaboration with Graduate Student Services staff
that provide academic advising, cocurricular programming, and
career services support. The Director will be required to teach
Master's level courses and will have the opportunity to recruit
full- and part-time faculty at the Seattle campus. The Director
will work closely with dean-level college leadership and directors
of other regional campuses to ensure equitable delivery of
high-quality programming in Seattle. The director will interact
with Seattle campus staff and administration as well as the faculty
and staff of other colleges in support of regional programs and
Candidates must hold a PhD in Computer Science or a related field
from an accredited institution by the appointment start date.
Appointment rank will be commensurate with experience.
Please submit a cover letter of interest highlighting teaching
accomplishments and relevant professional experience. Candidates
must also submit a statement of leadership philosophy and vision, a
teaching statement, a diversity statement, and a curriculum
Please summarize your past instructional
and/or mentorship experiences, your pedagogical philosophy, your
plans/goals for teaching at Northeastern (including existing and
proposed courses), and your strategies for teaching and mentoring a
diverse cohort of undergraduate and graduate students.
Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity statement:
Please provide a
statement of your contributions to diversity that describes your
past experience, activities, and future plans to advance diversity,
equity, inclusion, justice and belonging in your teaching, service,
and impactful work outside the classroom. Some faculty candidates
may not have substantial past activities. If that is the case, we
recommend focusing on future plans in your statement.
Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and includes an
outstanding benefits package.
For more information about the College, please visit http://khoury.northeastern.edu/
Northeastern University - Seattle is located in the South Union
neighborhood and is easily accessible by public transit.
The expected hiring range for Assistant Teaching Professor is USD
$121,500 USD to $156,900, based upon the position's scope and
responsibilities. The expected hiring range for Associate Teaching
Professor is USD $141,100 to USD $172,400 based upon the position's
scope and responsibilities. The expected hiring range for Full
Teaching Professor is USD $163,100 to USD $199,300 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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