PT Lecturer - MS in Global Studies (GST 6506 Regional Studies: Latin America)



Northeastern University

PT Lecturer - MS in Global Studies (GST 6506 Regional Studies: Latin America)

Requisition Number: PTFR000386

Division/College: College of Professional Studies

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Part Time

Responsibilities:

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. Located in one of the most beautiful cities in the US, Boston is vibrant and stimulating and provides exciting opportunities to grow, learn and make significant contributions.
The College of Professional Studies offers flexible, innovative programs that allow working professionals to complete their degrees. CPS offers associate, bachelor's degree, certificate programs and post-baccalaureate programs in fast-growing fields such as leadership, finance, project management, global studies and international relations, business administration and digital media.
The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University invites applications for a part-time faculty position to teach a graduate level survey course on Latin America in the master's degree program in Global Studies and International Relations. The course will be offered this Fall 2017.
Regional Studies: Latin America - Covers all of Central and South America and the Caribbean. Explores economic development in the poorest regions; managing rapid growth elsewhere; and approaches to challenges including democratization, rule of law, civil society, health, narcotics, environment, and regional economic integration.
Responsibilities of the position include:
Teaching one or more 8 week (Summer term) or 12 week (Fall, Winter and Spring) asynchronous online or blended courses per academic year. This includes pre-term course development (including weekly readings, assignments, and multi-media lectures), and in-term commitments of monitoring online discussion boards, general course management, grading, and online presence of at least one hour per day, five days a week at the instructor's schedule. The courses are asynchronous, and although near daily participation is a must, an exact time is not required. Training in Blackboard (the online course platform) will be provided.

Qualifications:

The ideal instructor will have a terminal degree in a relevant field.
A history of successful teaching at the graduate level is strongly preferred and experience teaching online is a plus. Candidates should demonstrate cultural competence and commitment to working with international students, adult learners, and underserved student populations.

Additional Information:
Courses are offered in online, on-campus, and blended formats. Positions are available contingent upon enrollment, funding and departmental needs. This is a non-tenure track part time faculty position.


The Global Studies and International Relations program provides students with broad integrated knowledge and specialized knowledge by developing core competencies in international, political, economic, security, and diplomatic areas, as well as refined intellectual skills in research, analysis, and synthesis though courses that require students to gather complex data from a variety of sources, assess its importance and reliability, and draw reasoned conclusions.

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.






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