Requisition Number: FTFR001041
Division/College: School of Law
Location: Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time: Full Time
Northeastern University School of Law is seeking candidates for full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty positions. Areas of particular interest include: health law (including FDA Law, public health law, health care financing, and other health-related fields), intellectual property, law & technology, and information security.
Applicants must hold a JD or comparable degree from an accredited institution and have demonstrated potential for outstanding teaching and scholarly achievement. In making faculty appointments, the School of Law seeks to enhance its innovative curriculum, which combines experiential learning with rigorous analytical training and interdisciplinarity. The School of Law is especially interested in faculty candidates with a history of institution-building who could potentially maintain a secondary appointment in another school within Northeastern University. Expertise with external funding is also a plus.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective research university whose standing among peer universities has increased rapidly in recent years. A distinguishing feature of Northeastern’s academic mission is its emphasis on practice in both education and research. The University has been widely recognized as a world leader in the integration of work and learning through its cooperative educational program and other practical learning opportunities for students. Northeastern University is located near Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts and Symphony Hall, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center. The School of Law has long been a national leader in experiential legal education, with a deep commitment to law in service of the public interest and to engaged scholarship and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Northeastern University has a strong tradition of diversity and accessibility. The search committee is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. We encourage applications from racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ community. We also encourage applicants to share how their background and experience will contribute to the Northeastern community and how they have handled working and succeeding in diverse environments.
Compensation will be commensurate with education, training, and expertise and includes an outstanding benefits package.
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.