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Assistant Teaching Professor

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Entry  
Organization Type University  
Pay Range $65k - $100k  

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science at Northeastern University invites applications for a Non-Tenure Track position of Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematics at our Oakland, CA campus, starting in the Fall semester 2024. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position. Teaching Professors are responsible for a 6-course teaching load, 3 courses per semester, and will participate in departmental, college, and university service.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Mathematics, from introductory to advanced levels, have a strong commitment to and experience in undergraduate teaching, and contribute to curriculum development and student advising.


  • 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.
  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics/Statistics or a related field by the appointment start date. At least one year of teaching experience as instructor of undergraduate courses required.

Documents to Submit:

  • Cover letter highlighting teaching accomplishments and relevant professional expertise
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Teaching philosophy statement
  • Diversity and Inclusion statement
  • List of three references

Teaching statement:

Please summarize your past instructional and mentorship experiences, your pedagogical philosophy, your plans/goals for teaching in the College of Science (including existing and proposed courses), and your strategies for teaching and mentoring a diverse cohort of graduate students.

Diversity statement:

Please provide a statement describing a time when you altered or changed your approach to research, teaching, or service because of the diversity of the group you were working with or your awareness of marginalized populations. What changes did you make, and what did you learn from this situation? We are interested in how you respond to such situations, not the identities of the people involved, so please only disclose what you are comfortable with. Your statement should demonstrate an understanding of the barriers facing individuals from groups marginalized in your field and be in alignment with Northeastern’s mission to reflect the diversity of the societies in which it maintains campuses and to meet the educational needs and interests of its diverse population. Some faculty candidates may not have substantial past experience. If that is the case, we recommend focusing in your statement on the types of activities you think could be useful.

The expected hiring range for Assistant Teaching Professor is USD $65,200 to USD $101,200 USD, based upon the position’s scope and responsibilities.

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Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

About Organization

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university with a distinctive, experience-driven approach to education and discovery. The university is a leader in experiential learning, powered by the world’s most far-reaching cooperative education program. We integrate classroom study with opportunities for professional work, research, service, and global learning in more than 100 countries. The same spirit of collaboration guides a use-inspired research enterprise focused on solving global challenges in health, security, and sustainability. Northeastern offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools, and select graduate programs at campuses in Boston, Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, and Toronto. Campuses in Burlington, MA, and Nahant, MA, are home to research institutes for homeland security and coastal sustainability, respectively.