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Assistant Teaching Professor - ESOL NU Global

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 7, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Teaching Professor - ESOL NU Global

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor in Northeastern University Global (NU Global) to teach English to Speakers of Other Language (ESOL) courses. NU Global offers innovative academic pathway programs which help international students develop a foundation for academic success. Integrating specialized content-area studies with English language development, the program acclimates students to Northeastern University's academic culture and equips them with the skills they need to thrive in their chosen undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

This faculty member will teach courses and contribute to curriculum and program development. Actual course load may vary with responsibilities, which include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Developing course content and materials
  • Overseeing the instruction of specific courses within the curriculum
  • Contributing to recruitment and mentoring of faculty
  • Utilizing technology to support instruction
  • Participating in committee work
  • Engaging in ongoing professional development

  • Completion of a doctorate degree in applied linguistics, TESOL, or a closely related field
  • Three to four years teaching in a higher education environment
  • Experience working with international students to support their learning goals
  • Evidence of collaboration with colleagues in teaching, scholarship, and/or curriculum development
  • Experience working, studying, and/or living in a foreign-language environment (preferred)
  • Experience learning a second language (preferred)

Candidates specializing in second language assessment, instructional technology, and listening instruction are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Additional 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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