College of Computer and Information Science
Lecturer, Assistant Teaching Professor, Associate Teaching Professor, Full Teaching Professor – MS in IA
Location: Boston Main Campus or Online
Position Summary: The College of Computer and Information Science (CCIS) at Northeastern University invites applications for one or more positions at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor/Associate Teaching Professor/Full Teaching Professor beginning in September 2017 or January 2018 at our campus in Boston or online. We are seeking highly-motivated individuals committed to excellence in teaching. Full-time appointments are renewable, career-focused non-tenure-track positions with responsibilities in teaching and service. Primary responsibilities include teaching and developing graduate courses. We are seeking faculty who can teach in one or more of the following areas: Cybersecurity (Foundations), Cryptography, Network Security, Computer System Security, Software Security, Cyberlaw, Information System Forensics, Risk Management, or Cybersecurity Data Mining/Machine Learning, Forensics Management of Critical Infrastructure, and other relevant topics in Cyber Security. The successful candidate will create course content and materials and collaborate with colleagues to develop new academic relationships within the university and the business community. Student advising and service to the college and university are an integral component of the position. Opportunities for research and scholarship are possible on the teaching track and several of our faculty are research active within the field of Computer Science and within the area of Education Research in Computer Science.
Northeastern University is a global university recognized by our renowned co-op program and our focus on experiential learning. We are experiencing dramatic growth in enrollment and academic innovation. The College of Computer and Information Science is one of the fastest growing colleges in the university. It is home to over 1200+ undergraduate students and 1000+ graduate students. We have three undergraduate majors (Computer, Data and Information Science) and over 26 combined majors (CS+X). In the graduate program we offer masters in CS, Data Science, Information Assurance and Cyber Security, Health Informatics and Health Data Analytics. Many of our programs are interdisciplinary programs with other colleges here at Northeastern.
Qualifications: Candidates must hold a PhD in Computer and/or Information Science or a related field from an accredited institution by the start date. Teaching experience at either the undergraduate or graduate level is strongly preferred. Rank of appointment at either the Lecturer, Assistant Teaching Professor, Associate Teaching Professor, or Full Teaching Professor level will be determined on prior teaching experience and will be discussed with candidates during the interview process. Successful candidates will have demonstrated an expert grasp of knowledge of the field at all levels and be creative in their approach to teaching in an environment of cooperative, interdisciplinary and experiential education. Strong written, oral and interpersonal skills are required in order to communicate effectively with students in person and online.
For more information about the College, please visit http://www.ccs.neu.edu.
Additional Information: Please submit a cover letter of interest highlighting teaching accomplishments and relevant professional experience, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three references.
Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and includes an outstanding benefits package.
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.