Open Rank Teaching Professor - MPS in Digital Media
Internal Number: 4698749
Open Rank Teaching Professor - MPS in Digital Media
About the Opportunity
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. Located in one of the most beautiful cities in Canada, the Toronto campus is vibrant and stimulating and provides exciting opportunities to grow, learn and to make significant contributions. The College of Professional Studies offers innovative and flexible programs that allow adult learners and working professionals to complete their degrees. CPS offers associate, bachelor's degree, certificate programs and post-baccalaureate programs in fast-growing fields such as biotechnology, leadership, business administration, finance, project management, information technology and management. Degrees are delivered in full or part-time formats and courses are offered in a variety of on-campus and online options.
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law.
The College of Professional Studies is one of colleges of Northeastern University, a nationally ranked private research university. Founded in 1960, the College provides lifelong experiential learning that unleashes the capacities of aspiring individuals in all stages and walks of life. The College teaches undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students on campus and online in more than 90 programs.
About the Opportunity:
Faculty members teach in an online and hybrid environment with a diverse student body. They maintain a full teaching load spread throughout the year and will work with the program office on administrative issues and programmatic projects. They enjoy a collegial work environment that allows for work-life balance.
The position is a full-time, open rank, non-tenure track, renewable appointment located in the Vancouver, British Columbia campus.
This full-time faculty member is expected to bring their intellectual and creative capacity to bear in advancement of the program, seeking to serve students by participating in a range of teaching and non-teaching activities that support the advancement of the program. They will teach a full teaching load spread throughout the year and will work with the program office on administrative issues and programmatic projects.
Faculty enjoy a collegial work environment that allows for work-life balance and are expected to be available to students online as needed.
Teaching & Curricular Oversight (approximately 80% of time)
In conjunction with the Program Lead, develop and implement course learning outcomes, curriculum maps, resource guides, textbooks, syllabi templates, and updated course materials; includes campus-specific coursework as desired.
Oversee the instruction of specific courses within the curriculum. Responsibilities include supporting the Program Lead in the selection of part-time instructors, advising on syllabi, and evaluating part-time instructor performance.
Identify and provide recommendations to keep curriculum relevant and industry-leading.
Work with the Program Lead to ensure regional license/accreditation requirements are met.
Participate in comprehensive evaluations and periodic reviews as required by the campus in which the campus operates.
Teaching and actual course load may vary with other responsibilities, which include, but are not limited to:
Scholarship and Service to the University (approximately 20% of time)
Participate in program and faculty committee meetings as applicable.
Serve on committees that support the mission of the program and the vision of the College and wider University.
In addition to supporting the campus, occasional travel may be required to the University's global network of campuses.
Examples of required travel include the annual CPS Graduation and Faculty Conference.
The potential for transnational work is also possible.
Candidates must demonstrate strong teaching abilities and a dedication to continued improvement as an educator. Experience teaching at the master's level, developing on ground and online courses, and proven success in working with international students are desired attributes.
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and characteristics:
A master's or terminal degree from an accredited institution in a major area of digital media or a closely related field, including graphic design, fine arts, digital marketing, or game design or development.
Demonstrated experience as a practitioner within the broader digital media community.
Demonstrated professional, marketing and managerial skills in an applied, technology-based environment.
Experience mentoring students with a wide variety of backgrounds and prior educational experiences.
Experience with online course delivery, facilitation, and innovative use of technology in support of learning. The expected hiring range for Assistant Teaching Professor is CAD $109,620 to CAD $133,980, based upon the position's scope and responsibilities. The expected hiring range for Associate Teaching Professor is CAD $120,580 to CAD $147,380 based upon the position's scope and responsibilities. The expected hiring range for Full Teaching Professor is CAD $132,640 to CAD $162,115 based upon the position's scope and responsibilities.
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.