PT Lecturer - Doctorate of Law and Policy (Seattle Campus)
About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.
Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.
Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of on-campus and online formatslead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.
About the Opportunity: The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University invites applications for a part-time lecturer position to teach doctoral level courses in research methodology.
Responsibilities: Courses may include: law and legal reasoning, law and policy, public policy theory and practice, research methods, qualitative methods, quantitative methods, and evaluation research.
Teaching one or more 12 week (Fall, Winter and Spring) or 8 week (Summer term) hybrid courses per academic year. Courses meet online and one weekend per quarter at our Seattle campus. This appointment 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, online presence, and face to face participation at monthly course sessions. Training in Blackboard (the online course platform) will be provided.
**Courses meet online as well as one week/end (Fri-Sun) a quarter at our Seattle campus.
Qualifications: The ideal instructor will have a Ph.D. or JD in a relevant social science discipline and research experience. A JD or LLM in addition to a Ph.D. is preferred. A history of successful teaching at the graduate level and experience teaching online is strongly preferred. Candidates should demonstrate familiarity with doctoral level research, adult learners, and action-oriented research.
Preferred Qualifications: N/A
Salary Grade: FAC
Additional Information: All courses are offered in hybrid formats. Positions are available contingent upon enrollment, funding and departmental needs. This is a non-tenure track part time faculty position.
The Doctor of Law and Policy program (DLP) is designed for experienced professionals who are interested in the origins, development, implementation, and analysis of legal and public policy decisions in government and related institutions. The program prepares students to advance their careers within a variety of fields while focusing their thesis research on a precise law and policy topic.
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.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.