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 a one-year, full-time lecturer position in relevant areas of urban planning and urban informatics, such as urban planning and policy, urban development, urban economics, and urban geography. The position is for two academic semesters and comes with a 3 course teaching load per semester. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching, and strong training and skills in one or more of the following: statistics, geographic information systems, and spatial analysis and modeling. This is a one-year, non-tenure track position with full benefits, which will begin on August 26, 2019.
The School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs is home of a rapidly growing program in Urban Informatics. 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.
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 of a rapidly growing program in Urban Informatics. 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.
Equal Employment Opportunity 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 combined 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: 60829
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.