PT Lecturer - Doctorate of Law and Policy (Seattle Campus)
Requisition Number: PTFR000397
Division/College: College of Professional Studies
Location: Seattle Campus
Full-time/Part-time: Part Time
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. 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 courses in research methodology. Courses may include: law and legal reasoning, law and policy, public policy theory and practice, research methods, qualitative methods, quantitative methods, evaluation research, and research theory and design. Responsibilities of the position include: 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 month 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 and one week/end (Thurs-Sun) a quarter at our Seattle campus.
at quarterly course sessions
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 is strongly preferred and experience teaching online is a plus. Candidates should demonstrate familiarity with doctoral level research, adult learners, and action oriented research.
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.
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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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, a...nd 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.