Associate Teaching Professor – Security Domain Programs
October 10, 2018
Location: Boston Main Campus
Division/College: College of Professional Studies
FT/PT: Full Time
Northeastern University, College of Professional Studies invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor or Professor of the Practice position for the programs in the Security Domain. These programs include The Masters in Homeland Security, the Masters in Security Intelligence and Analysis and the Masters in Criminal Justice. At the College of Professional Studies we believe in providing educational programs that are designed to advance individuals' careers and accommodate the complex lives of motivated learners. Offered in a variety of formats, our courses are taught by accomplished scholars and practitioners who have real-world experience. Northeastern University's graduate students put knowledge to work at government agencies, Fortune 500 and startup companies, universities, nonprofits, and global organizations. Leveraging curricula that are informed by partner agencies, students gain the perspective of the employers through experiential opportunities and real projects that align with their career goals. The result is an educational experience founded on the most recent scholarship, strengthened with practical application, and sustained by academic excellence. Students in the College of Professional Studies include working professionals, military veterans, and international students committed to advance or pivot their career to pursue their passions, unlock opportunities and improve their lives and the lives of their families. To allow for rapid development of learning experiences in agile, stackable, modular formats, the College of Professional Studies has brought the graduate and undergraduate faculty together around emerging domains of practice. These domains represent the College’s platforms for realizing knowledge networks that act as zones of interchange between the future of work and traditional research university disciplines. The College's Security Domain includes the Masters in Homeland Security, the Masters in Strategic Intelligence and Analysis and the Masters in Criminal Justice. All these programs aim to develop leaders in the areas of crime and justice including the emerging fields of Homeland Security and Strategic Intelligence. The programs in the Security domain attract students who are passionate about questions about justice and national security and developing the critical thinking, communication, and leadership skills that are necessary to provide public safety and security for communities both across the United States and internationally. Through an integrated experiential approach, these programs provide students with an understanding of the agencies and actors involved in improving justice across the country and in protecting the nation from threats ranging from terrorism to natural disasters. Students will acquire the skills to evaluate, contextualize and produce actionable information about potential threats to our communities from man made or natural sources
The position is a full-time, non-tenure track, one-year renewable appointment as an Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor or Professor of the Practice. The candidate will be expected to teach as a content expert in the program in the Security domain that reflects their expertise. The candidate will hold a Lead Faculty role for the program involving coordination with other full-time and half-time faculty, as well as recruitment, coaching, and supervision of part-time instructors that compliment their expertise, enrollment goal setting, collaborating with marketing, enrollment, advisement, and program management team members. The candidate is expected to provide academic leadership to the Program under the direction of the Faculty Director of the Security domain. The position is based in Boston, Massachusetts; however, there is a possibility of traveling periodically throughout the year to our satellite campuses in Seattle, WA, Charlotte, NC, and other locations (the College would cover travel and lodging costs). Courses are taught in multiple formats including online, blended, and hybrid; however, faculty have the opportunity for a home office, but are required to maintain office hours as specified in the faculty handbook. Faculty enjoy a collegial work environment that allows for work-life balance, and are expected to be available to students, whether in-person or online. Opportunities exist for additional compensation through other non-teaching activities. Faculty contribute to the College's mission through teaching, service and scholarship. The faculty member will report directly to the Faculty Director of the Security domain. Actual course load may vary with other responsibilities, which include, but are not limited to the following:
Teach assigned courses and develop course content and materials. Blackboard certification through Northeastern University Online is required prior to teaching in any Security Domain program.
Advance the Security Domain in close collaboration with the Domain Faculty Director, the regional campuses, and Administration, including, but not limited to recommendations for additions to, or upgrading of, curriculum, course materials, and textbooks.
Service to the program/college/university. This service includes teaching, student advising, faculty mentoring and program support.
Participate in the curriculum development and assessment process.
Share course materials and related observations with other faculty members.
Be an advocate for students.
Keep up to date and in contact with employers regarding appropriateness of course/program content.
Participate in faculty recruitment and mentoring.
Participate in new student events such as open houses, info sessions, and orientation.
Terminal degree required.
A minimum of 5 years' experience working on projects to promote safety and security nationally and internationally.
A proven track record in administering or instructing in similar programs is preferred.
The successful candidate must demonstrate outstanding teaching competence (both on-ground and online), a dedication to continued improvement as an educator, and the ability to work with adult learners.
Northeastern University is a global, experiential and leading research university, built on a tradition of engagement with business, industry and communities to create a distinctive approach to education, research and service. Located in one of the most beautiful cities in the U.S., Boston is vibrant and stimulating and provides exciting opportunities to grow, learn and to make significant contributions. The College of Professional Studies offers innovative and flexible programs that allow adult learners and working professionals to complete their degrees. CPS offers associate, bachelor's degree, certificate programs and post-baccalaureate programs in fast-growing fields such as biotechnology, leadership, business administration, finance, project management, information technology and management. Degrees are delivered in full or part-time formats and courses are offered in a variety of on-campus and online options. Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.
Requisition Number: FTFR001177
Internal Number: 57597
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.
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