Northeastern University, Mathematics

404 17393Position ID: NEU-FY21APTP [#17393]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Boston, Massachusetts 02115, United States [map]
Subject Area: Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Application Deadline: 2021/04/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/03/02, listed until 2021/09/02)
Position Description:    

The Department of Mathematics at Northeastern University invites applications for a Non-Tenure Track position of Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor and Program Director in Applied Mathematics to lead the progress and growth of the Department’s Professional Master’s program in Applied Mathematics to start as early as July 2021.

The successful applicant will have the knowledge to develop and teach Applied Mathematics and Statistics courses at the Master’s level, and will have the ability and vision to scale the program beyond its current reach. The person in this position reports to the Chair of the Department of Mathematics and works closely with the Dean’s Office in the College of Science in order to partner for efficiencies in marketing and operational direction.

In the Northeastern University College of Science, we embrace a culture of respect, where each person is valued for their contribution and is treated fairly. We oppose all forms of racism. We support a culture that does not tolerate any form of discrimination and where each person may belong. As a College, we strive to have a diverse membership, one where each person is trained and mentored to promote their success.

Responsibilities include: Teaching four courses per academic year in the Applied Mathematics program. Work on growing the enrollment in the Department’s Professional Master’s program in Applied Mathematics. Work with the Chair of the Department and the Dean’s Office to expand the range of tracks which are offered within the Master’s Degree Program. Work with the Associate Dean for Professional Programs and Graduate Affairs on interpreting market needs and translating those needs into scalable programs.

Partner with the university’s Enrollment Management team to assess current and proposed academic offerings to maximize enrollment. Develop stackable components which can be used to serve specialized needs of students outside the program.

Hire Part-time Faculty to teach within the program. Work with College of Science Dean’s Office on branding and communications. Collaborate with the Mathematics Department Graduate Administrative Assistant on admissions to the Applied Mathematics Programs.

Partner with the Mathematics Department Graduate Co-op Coordinator on promoting the Co-op Program in Applied Mathematics and Statistics. Manage the budget of program. Other duties include managing the Master of Science in Operations Research program, academic advising, course development, online course conversion, and modular course development etc.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a related field, preferably with a focus on Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Numerical Analysis, or Data Analysis and Machine Learning, by the appointment start date. Teaching excellence, initiative, strong communication and teamwork skills required.

Qualified candidates should be committed to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education. 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. To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see Complete applications received by April 01, 2021 will be guaranteed full consideration.

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360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

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