Division/College: College of Social Sciences and Humanities
FT/PT: Full Time
The School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University seeks applications for one, and possibly two, one-year, full-time lecturer positions in relevant areas of public policy, public administration, and nonprofit management, such as policy analysis, program implementation, evaluation, and budgeting and finance. Domain expertise is open, with some preferences in education, social welfare policy, and the nonprofit sector and civil society. The position is for two academic semesters beginning in late August 2019 and comes with a 6-course teaching load. The successful candidate(s) will have demonstrated excellence in teaching, and strong training and skills in one or more of the following: policy analysis, program evaluation, and public finance. The position will support the University's commitment to innovation in teaching as well as the mission of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs to inform theory and practice through integration of research, education and engagement that advance scientific knowledge and ethical conduct in the interest of current and future generations. Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.
A PhD or its equivalent is required by the time the appointment commences. Ideal candidates also will come with professional experience in the public and/or nonprofit sectors as well as demonstrated teaching experience.
The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the Experiential Liberal Arts (www.northeastern.edu/cssh/about/deans-welcome). The School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs is home to a range of professional graduate programs, including a nationally-accredited Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Policy, Master of Urban Planning and Policy, and Master of Environmental Science and Policy. Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities. The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia.
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.
How to Apply
Applicants should submit a CV, letter of interest, a teaching and research statement, along with the names of three references. Candidates will be notified before their references are contacted.
To apply, please go to http://www.northeastern.edu/cssh/faculty-positions and click on the link for full-time positions or full-time interdisciplinary positions or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click
Internal Number: 61176
About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.