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Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor - Multidisciplinary Graduate Engineering - Vancouver

Northeastern University
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Date posted
Mar 11, 2024

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Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor - Multidisciplinary Graduate Engineering - Vancouver

About the Opportunity

Northeastern University's Multidisciplinary Graduate Engineering (MGEN) unit invites applicants, committed to teaching excellence, for the role of Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor (a non-Tenure-Track faculty position) in Vancouver, Canada. In this role, the Teaching Faculty will report directly to the MGEN Executive Program Director. The selected candidate is expected to teach, advise, as well as identify new and industry trending subjects for curriculum advancement; the role prioritizes building strong connections with students and contributing to the college and university through service.

The MGEN unit seeks to produce more effective software engineers who are substantially more capable than ever of addressing the needs of digital society in terms of time, cost, and quality. The unit will accomplish this by revolutionizing the way software is designed and evolved over time, and believe software is a systems engineering challenge rather than a coding problem. See website for details of programs:

Candidates should be committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment as well as to promoting experiential learning. The MGEN unit at Northeastern University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, diversity, and social justice while building a climate of inclusion on and beyond campus. In research and teaching environments, members of the University community work to cultivate an inclusive environment that denounces discrimination through innovation, collaboration, and an awareness of global perspectives on social justice. We welcome individuals of all ages, backgrounds, beliefs, ethnicities, genders, gender identities, gender expressions, national origins, religious affiliations, sexual orientations, socioeconomic background, family education level, ability - and other visible and nonvisible differences. The appointment title/rank will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience.

This position will report directly to the MGEN Executive Director and collaborate across the unit. Successful candidates will be expected to teach six core or elective courses per year, and are willing to teach in the evenings, and during summer sessions if appropriate. Successful candidates will also incorporate hands-on instructional elements (i.e. programming code, etc.) for graduate-level engineering curriculum into their courses. The Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor will develop course content, prepare academic activities and course delivery materials to support course objectives, advise students, work collaboratively to identify instructors, and perform service to the unit, university, and profession.

At the College of Engineering, we value and encourage our teaching faculty to pursue impactful activities beyond their teaching and service duties. Therefore, our teaching faculty members are encouraged to pursue research and scholarship, diversity initiatives, and service opportunities within the local community.

Additional duties associated with this role include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Instruct and prepare students to improve relevance, rigor, and quality through teachings and course offerings
  • Counsel students on academic advising and other academic matters
  • Respond to unit and student inquiries
  • And other duties as required

PhD in Information Systems, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related engineering field is required by the appointment start date. The candidate for this role will have a terminal credential in a related engineering field, 10+ years of experience in either higher education and/or a relevant engineering field (a requirement of 15+ years of experience in either higher education and/or a relevant engineering field is required for positions at the associate and professor level), and have expertise working with a diverse student populations. The candidate will also have 10+ years of relevant industry experience and/or research in the areas such as: Blockchain-based decentralized trust computing, machine learning/AI, eco-scale application engineering, cloud computing and infrastructure platform design, software driven networking, software engineering/model driven design and architecture techniques, real-time 3D graphics, Metaverse design and deployment, digital twin technology, natural language processing, transformer based language models, generative image models, generative models for structured data, and others. Additionally, successful candidates will have a commitment to teaching excellence, an ability to handle multiple responsibilities concurrently, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and can work independently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment is required.
The expected hiring range for Assistant Teaching Professor is CAD $103,660 to CAD $127,000, based upon the position's scope and responsibilities. The expected hiring range for Associate Teaching Professor is CAD $114,000 to CAD $139,370 based upon the position's scope and responsibilities. The expected hiring range for Full Teaching Professor is CAD $125,430 to CAD $153,300 based upon the position's scope and responsibilities.

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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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