Assistant Teaching Professor: Corporate and Organizational Communication

Northeastern University

Assistant Teaching Professor: Corporate and Organizational Communication

Requisition Number: FTFR000968

Division/College: College of Professional Studies

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Northeastern University's College of Professional Studies invites applications for a full-time, non-tenured faculty position in an innovative and expanding Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication Program. The MSCOC program is offered domestically and internationally in both online and blended formats.

Responsibilities include: teaching a full-time load of 36 hours with a heavy emphasis on core courses, including crisis communication, intercultural communication, organizational culture and the change process, and the ethical dimensions of communication. Teaching experience in two major curricular concentrations, public relations and social media, is strongly desired.

The position also involves overseeing the development of curriculum and program evaluation, and mentoring part-time instructors, as well as serving on committees that support the mission of the program and the vision of both the College and the wider University.


The successful candidate must demonstrate outstanding teaching competence (both on-ground and online) with strong student evaluations. Experience teaching at the master’s level and proven success in working with international students are desired attributes.

Substantial real-world experience in organizational communication, preferably including management of a communication function within a corporate or nonprofit organization, is required. Candidates should demonstrate an understanding of the latest trends in organizational communication, as evidenced by active involvement in professional associations in the communication field (e.g., IABC, PRSA, etc.) and research interests focusing on communication best practices.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in organizational communication, public relations, or a related field. Candidates who are currently pursuing a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in a communication-related discipline will be considered.

The position requires teaching evening courses on the Northeastern University Boston campus.

Additional Information:
For full consideration, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae with both academic and professional references, and a statement of teaching philosophy.

Northeastern University is a global, experiential and leading research university, built on a tradition of engagement with business, industry and communities to create a distinctive approach to education, research and service. Boston is vibrant and stimulating and provides exciting opportunities to grow, learn and to make significant contributions. CPS’s Graduate Programs are fully aligned with Northeastern University’s Professional Advancement Network (PAN), which is designed to help students develop a foundation for professional growth and success. The Professional Advancement Network offers innovative and flexible programs that allow adult learners and working professionals to complete their degrees. PAN offers associate, bachelor’s degree, certificate programs and post-baccalaureate programs in fast-growing fields such as biotechnology, leadership, business administration, finance, project management, information technology and management. Degrees are delivered in full or part-time formats and courses are offered in a variety of on-campus and online options.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

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.