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Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering - Data Science - Boston
About the Opportunity
Northeastern University's Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering seeks outstanding candidates for the position of Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor with a focus on Data Science. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure-track position.
Appointments are made on an annual 8-month basis, with salary commensurate with experience. The position of Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor entails educational interaction with students in roles including, but not limited to, traditional instruction (lecture courses, lab courses), project team advising, and student organization advising. The main responsibility of this position is teaching classes that make up the master's program in Data Science, such as classes on algorithm design, data processing, machine learning, data mining and data visualization. The annual teaching course load is six courses, with the potential for teaching more than one section of a course in the same semester, over Fall and Spring semesters. Courses may be at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Teaching professors are also encouraged to pursue scholarly research on both educational and pedagogical topics, as well as in their technical area of expertise, and have the opportunity to supervise graduate students.
Teaching responsibilities are subject to modification based on the programs' needs based upon time commitment of the service requirements and require a willingness to support high-quality teaching and standards through preparation of lectures based on course materials provided; effective facilitation of rich, respectful debates and discussions in an in-person or hybrid class; timely review and grading of assignments with appropriate coaching and feedback to the students; consistent connection with students and their performance; adherence to Northeastern's policies.
A PhD in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science, with teaching experience, is required by appointment start date. Candidates should have experience with a range of Data Science subareas, which may include algorithm design, data processing, machine learning, data mining and data visualization. At least 2 years' experience in teaching at the college/university level is recommended. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
Please include with your application documents a cover letter; curriculum vitae; Statement of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging; Teaching Statement & Philosophy; and three letters of reference. Instructions for the statements are included below.
Statement of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging: Please provide a statement of your commitment and/or contribution(s) that describes 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.
Teaching Statement & Philosophy: Statement of Teaching Interests & Philosophy: Please summarize your past instructional and mentorship expertise, your pedagogical philosophy, your plans/goals for teaching (including existing and proposed courses), and your strategies for teaching and mentoring a diverse cohort of undergraduate and graduate students. Include a section discussing educational scholarship that you would conduct as part of your efforts in instruction and/or working with students.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor David Kaeli, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
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.
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