Associate Teaching Professor - Global Studies and International Relations

Northeastern University, College of Professional Studies
  • Location
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 19

Position description

Northeastern University, College of Professional Studies invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track Associate Teaching Professor position in the Master’s Program “Global Studies and International Relations”. 

At the College of Professional Studies we believe in providing industry-aligned educational programs that are designed to advance individuals’ careers and accommodate the complex lives of motivated learners. Offered in a variety of formats, our courses are taught by accomplished scholars and practitioners who have real-world experience. Northeastern University’s graduate students put knowledge to work at Fortune 500 and startup companies, universities, government agencies, nonprofits, and global organizations.

Leveraging curricula that are informed by partner employers, students gain the perspective of the employers through experiential opportunities activities and real projects that align with their career goals. The result is an educational experience founded on proven scholarship, strengthened with practical application, and sustained by academic excellence. 

Students in the College of Professional Studies include working professionals, military veterans, and international students committed to advance or pivot their career to pursue their passions, unlock opportunities and improve their lives and the lives of their families.
To allow for rapid development of learning experiences in agile, stackable, modular formats, the College of Professional Studies has brought the graduate and undergraduate faculty together around emerging domains of practice. These domains represent the College’s platforms for realizing knowledge networks that act as zones of interchange between the future of work and traditional research university disciplines. 

The Master’s in Global Studies and International Relations is part of the College’s Global Social Enterprise Domain along with other programs such as Commerce and Economic Development, Non Profit Management and Finance/Accounting Management. All these programs aim to cultivate social enterprise leaders and innovators who are able to deliver ethical solutions formulated from a global mindset.

The Master’s degree in Global Studies and International Relations attracts students who are passionate about exploring ways they can make the world a better place and maintain positive diplomatic relations between countries in our highly interconnected world. Through an integrated experiential approach, the Master’s in Global Studies and International Relations prepares students to be active, impactful participants in our evolving society and economy, engaged global citizens and leaders, and successful professionals in the U.S. and abroad.


  • Terminal degree required. A minimum of 5 years’ experience working on projects to promote economic and social development across regions of the world.
  • A proven track record in developing or managing interdisciplinary programs in the field of international affairs is preferred.
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate outstanding teaching competence (both on-ground and online), a dedication to continued improvement as an educator, and the ability to work with adult learners.

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