Part Time Lecturer, Foundation Year

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Job description

Requisition Number: PTFR000428

Division/College: College of Professional Studies

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Part Time


The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University’s innovative first-year college program, Foundation Year, addresses the issue of college persistence by helping students transition from high school to college and adjust to the expectations of college work and culture. The model integrates a full-year of college level, credit-bearing courses with career exploration and social and academic preparedness in a full day schedule. Students in the cohort program pursue a rigorous college curriculum, receive wrap-around student support, and benefit from an experiential approach to learning. The ten-month program is designed to fulfill the first year course requirements of either an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.

The College seeks a part-time faculty member who will teach up to two classes each term. The position works closely with a team of program faculty and student advising staff dedicated to the academic and personal achievement of the cohort of students. Actual course load may vary with other responsibilities associated with advising or other tasks associated with the program. Responsibilities include: ensure a quality, high-level experience for students, evaluate course content and materials and ensure appropriate fit with program objectives; continuously review curriculum and specific course content to ensure currency; advise and mentor students; and provide content related support to students.


Masters Degree, at minimum, in the content area related to that which they are teaching. At least two years teaching at the high school or college level.
Demonstrated commitment to student success.
Ability and willingness to collaborate with peers on student success strategies.

How to apply

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.

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global, experiential research university. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern today provides unprecedented experiential learning opportunities around the world.