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Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor - Mechanical and Industrial Engineering - DAESC

Northeastern University

Northeastern University

Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Monday, December 25, 2023

About the Opportunity

The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) Department at Northeastern University is seeking outstanding individuals to fill a non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant, associate or full teaching professor with the focus in the general area of Industrial Engineering.

The main responsibility of the non-tenure-track teaching faculty is high quality student-centered teaching, including course preparation, delivery, and assessment. The annual course responsibility is six courses. The Assistant Teaching Professor is also given the opportunity to participate in department, university, and professional service activities as well as be engaged in a modest level of research activities, for their own professional development.

Course assignments may be at both the undergraduate and graduate levels within the MIE department with primary emphasis on simulation, algorithms and optimization, data mining, database management, machine learning, and data analytics, as well as experience in logistics and supply chain,. In addition to teaching, the position may require industry outreach to support experiential components of degree program curriculum within MIE.

While not a requirement, the non-tenure-track teaching faculty may choose to initiate and undertake research and service activities, including, but not limited to advising undergraduate and graduate students, student recruiting, e-learning, educational research, publications, and presentations. Such activities are encouraged and supported by the MIE department.

Ph.D. required in Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field by the appointment start date. Excellent written and oral communication skills and evidence of teaching effectiveness is expected.

Industrial experience is desirable along with familiarity with latest electronic teaching tools and experiential e-learning.

Application must include cover letter, CV including teaching background, statement of teaching interests and objectives, detailed records of student evaluations from past teaching activities (if available), and at least four references.

Application must include cover letter, a statement of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, and CV including teaching background, statement of teaching interests and objectives, detailed records of student evaluations from past teaching activities (if available), and at least four references.

Statement of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging: Please provide a statement of your commitment and/or contribution(s) that describe your past experience, activities, and/or future plans to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and the value proposition of belonging in your teaching, research, and service. Your statement should demonstrate an understanding of the barriers facing marginalized communities in your field/community and be in alignment with both Northeastern’s mission and BEYOND 2025: The Academic Plan Paragraph 4.1 A Magnet for Diversity, and a Place of Belonging. A more developed and substantial plan is expected for senior candidates.

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Additional 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.