Open Rank Full Time Faculty: BS in Project Management
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About the Opportunity:
The College of Professional Studies (CPS) at Northeastern
University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track
Teaching Professor position in the Bachelor of Science in Project
Management program. The position may be virtual or based at our
campus in Boston. Classes are offered in an online, blended, and/or
hybrid format at the University's main campus in Boston and
This full-time faculty member is expected to bring her/his
intellectual and creative capacity to bear in advancement of the
undergraduate program. S/he will teach a minimum of six (6) courses
in project management throughout the academic year (teaching load
is subject to periodic reviews by the unit and college). Faculty
contribute to the College's mission through teaching, service, and
scholarship. Actual teaching load may vary with other
responsibilities, which include, but are not limited to the
Teaching & Curricular Oversight
Course instruction will focus on core undergraduate courses,
such as Project Management Fundamentals, Project Planning, Project
Monitoring & Control, Quality and Risk, Procurement and
Contract Management, Business Analysis, Agile, Project Portfolio
Management, and Capstone.
In conjunction with the Faculty Lead, developing and
implementing course learning outcomes, curriculum maps, resource
guides, textbooks, syllabi templates, and updated course
Serve as Principal Instructor for specific courses within the
curriculum. Responsibilities include supporting the Faculty Lead in
the selection of instructors for these courses, advising section
instructors on college standards and best practices, and
proactively mentoring instructors to achieve ideal student
Identifying and providing recommendations to keep curriculum
relevant and industry leading.
Working with the Faculty Lead to ensure program meets
license/accreditation requirements and participate in periodic
evaluations and reviews.
Teaching and actual course load may vary with other
responsibilities, which include, but are not limited to:
Program and College Support
Collaborating with the Faculty Lead to define processes and
best practices for leveraging professional networks to create
deeper connections between stakeholders and the program.
Creating and supporting events to increase student development
and expanding impact of curricular content within the market.
Coordinating with the Faculty Lead in the creation and
management of industry advisory boards.
Representing the program in orientations and open houses.
In collaboration with the Faculty Lead, identify and reach out
to possible Co-op and experiential learning sponsors to establish
relationships and define engagement.
Participating in program and faculty committee meetings as
Serving on committees that support the mission of the program
and the vision of the College and wider University.
Faculty & Student Support
In coordination with the Faculty Lead, assess and enhance
instructional quality of courses by offering coaching to part time
Collaborating with the Faculty Lead to recruit and vet
qualified candidates for part time faculty positions.
Assisting the program in the onboarding of new part time
faculty across the Northeastern network for courses assigned to
him/her and maintaining ongoing communications and mentorship to
gauge engagement within the program.
Providing opportunities for part time faculty to engage with
program and college activities; seek their professional and
In addition to supporting the program, occasional travel may be
required to the University's Campuses in [Boston; Charlotte;
Portland, ME; Silicon Valley; Seattle; and Toronto].
Examples of required travel include [annual CPS Graduation,
Faculty Conference, etc.]
The potential for transnational work is also possible.
The successful candidate must demonstrate strong teaching abilities
and a dedication to continued improvement as an educator.
Experience teaching at the bachelor's and/or graduate level,
teaching, and developing on ground and online courses, and proven
success in working with domestic and international students are
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and
- A terminal degree from an accredited institution either in
project management or a related field.
- Relevant professional certification (e.g. PMP®, PgMP®, PfMP®,
- 10+ years of professional experience at the project manager
- Demonstrate an understanding of the broader project management
community and the range of project management maturity levels of
- Experience teaching at the bachelor's level in both on ground
and online environments.
- Demonstrate a dedication to continued improvement as an
educator and a desire to align with the scholar-practitioner
- It is highly desirable that candidates have a track record of
presenting to Project Management Chapters, Interest Groups, and
other Industry groups on project management topics.
This is a non-tenure track, annually renewable position. This
position requires a flexible work schedule that includes
availability during normal business hours, required evening hours,
and the possibility of weekend hours. Travel to the University's
other Regional Campuses may be required. There may be opportunities
to teach overseas.
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
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