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Part-Time Lecturer, Cooperative Education Courses for Graduate Programs in Biotechnology (Toronto)

Northeastern University

Northeastern University

IT
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Monday, December 25, 2023

About the Opportunity

Summary & Responsibilities:

Teach graduate courses relating to cooperative education and career development. Courses designed to provide a forum for students to critically analyze and reflect on the relationship between theoretical learning and their field experience. In conjunction with this course, students complete a cooperative education placement to gain practical experience. Students are asked to investigate the challenges, opportunities, standards and implications of their career interests by looking through the lens of the organization that provides their work placement. Students are expected to design a portfolio that demonstrates their career applying leadership principles to practical situations, networking to increase post graduate opportunities, professional presentation skills, business etiquette, cultural communication and personal branding, 12-14 week course begin every semester with starts in September and January. Positions are available contingent upon enrollment, funding and departmental needs.

The Cooperative Education Program at the College of Science

Course assignment and instruction for this posting will be for the Cooperative Education division of the College of Science which serves students who want to gain practical work experience during the course of their degree program. These courses are designed for students who meet eligibility criteria and are participating in short term practical work experiences (internships and co-ops) that are relevant to their vision and skill level.

Course content includes areas such as: self-assessment, industry analysis and research, interviewing and academic course of study.

Qualifications:

Master’s degree required. Work in experiential learning, career services or related field preferred. 2+ years teaching experience required. Online teaching experience desirable. Applicants with industry experience in Biotechnology or Life Sciences not required but a plus.

Courses to be taught primarily on-ground .Courses begin January and June. Positions are available contingent upon enrollment, funding and departmental needs.

Position Type

Academic

Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more 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 www.northeastern.edu/diversity.