The College of Professional Studies (CPS) at Northeastern University invites applicants to teach undergraduate courses in the content area of Psychology. Working adults, international students, and traditionally underserved students around the globe are reaching their goals and advancing their careers through CPS' innovative educational options. The College's dynamic online instruction, fast-track programs, and on-ground courses are designed to meet the needs of today's students and to help ensure access and opportunity for transformational learning within today's competitive market.
The undergraduate Psychology Degree at the College of Professional Studies prepares students with the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to serve individuals, groups, organizations and communities in a global 21st century. The degree provides students with a strong foundational knowledge within the discipline of psychology, including relevant theory and research that promotes social consciousness and intellectual and interpersonal growth. With an emphasis on scientific thinking, ethical behavior, and respect for diversity, students cultivate insight about human behaviors and mental processes, and demonstrate concern for the wellbeing of their surrounding and global communities. Students can opt to major or minor in the degree and choose from specific tracks in the Verified Course Sequence for applied behavioral analysis or to work across a wide range of settings and populations.
Course content includes behavioral science, applied behavioral analysis (I and II), autism spectrum disorders, behavioral measurement and evaluation, opioid crisis, contemporary theoretical perspectives, research methods, and concepts of the human behavior and development; offering students the opportunity to explore a wide range of topics such as scientific inquiry, behavioral and mental processes, cognition and language, learning and memory, social interactions, personality, diagnosis, measurement and intervention.
Applicants should submit materials including a letter of interest, vitae, teaching evaluations, and contact information for three professional references. In your cover letter, please discuss how you can support our commitment to fostering an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students.
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.
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.