Assistant Teaching Professor - ESL Instructor, NU Global

Nov 08, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Assistant Teaching Professor - ESL Instructor, NU Global

Requisition Number: FTFR001051

Division/College: College of Professional Studies

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, Assistant Teaching Professor in Northeastern University Global. NU Global provides an innovative academic preparation program, which helps international students develop a foundation for academic success. Integrating specialized content-area studies with English language development, the program inducts students into Northeastern University's academic culture and equips them with the skills they need to thrive in their chosen graduate and undergraduate degree programs.


This full-time faculty member will teach courses throughout the academic year and will work with the program office on administrative issues. Actual course load may vary with other responsibilities, which include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Teaching courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level
  • Developing course content and materials in collaboration with administration and colleagues
  • Participating in committee meetings.
  • Contributing to faculty recruitment and mentoring
  • Utilizing online instructional approaches and assessments
  • Overseeing the instruction of specific courses within the curriculum. Responsibilities include selecting instructors, providing syllabi, and evaluating instructor performance


    • Three to four years teaching experience in a higher education environment
    • Interest in helping international students achieve their goals and willingness to work in a non-traditional educational environment
    • Instructors who hold rigorous standards in the classroom
    • Team players who support institutional goals and who will participate enthusiastically in program implementation and development

    This position requires completion of a doctorate degree in applied linguistics, ESL or closely related field

    Candidates specializing in teaching listening, reading, pronunciation, and/or assessment are encouraged to apply.

    Additional Information:
    This is a non-tenure track, renewable position.

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: [email protected]

    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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