Faculty Resources

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The Provost’s Office

Northeastern is committed to supporting and enhancing faculty teaching and research. In addition to the resources provided by your department chair and college dean, there are many university-wide resources with which we encourage you to become acquainted. The Office of the Provost is responsible for the overall quality of teaching, scholarship, and research at the University. As you begin your career at Northeastern, we encourage you to become familiar with several of the programs and resources which reside in the Provost’s Office:

The Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning through Research, headed by Dr. Cigdem P. Talgar., supports administrators, faculty, staff, and students in their efforts to continue to evolve innovative programs that support students’ learning and development. To learn more about the resources and programs available, please visit the Center’s site.

Offices Supporting Research embody Northeastern’s overarching commitment to use-inspired, solution-focused research which has led to a doubling of external research funding over the last five years.  To learn more, please visit their sites.

Northeastern Libraries provide faculty with a wide range of resources. To learn more, please click here. To learn more about Law Library resources for faculty, click here

NU Advance engages institutional leadership to build effective collaborative networks for faculty, in particular women, departments, and interdisciplinary programs that incorporate global opportunities. While driven by the need to increase participation and advancement of women faculty, the efforts of NU ADVANCE benefit all faculty members.

Information Systems for Faculty

In addition, Northeastern has many information systems to support research and teaching; the majority are accessed through your myNEU account. Below you will find a description of myNEU, a brief description of some of the information systems you can access through myNEU, and instructions about how to use the tools. myNEU is Northeastern’s electronic gateway that connects you with a wide-range of university systems such as grades and transcripts, confidentiality training, electronic rosters, and course evaluations. In addition, your payroll and personal information are accessed through myNEU. It is your responsibility to maintain accurate personal information such as campus address, home address, mail-stop, and emergency contact information. The following demonstration provides a helpful overview of myNEU and the Employee Self-Service function. You may activate your account by clicking here.                 

Academic Technology Services

Academic Technology Services (ATS) (www.ats.neu.edu) offers consultation and support to faculty who are creating online content or incorporating flipped classroom techniques into their on-ground courses. ATS maintains and administers University-wide software, tools, and services that support teaching and learning such as Blackboard, Blackboard Collaborate, TurningPoint, Tegrity, Captivate, Articulate, and Adobe Presenter. We also provide digital media technology services to help faculty create engaging and multimodal content. ATS staff provides walk-in support, scheduled consultation, and training in various formats to help faculty understand the functionality and application of teaching and learning technologies.

Consultation with your department head will help you identify which resources and training are essential for your work. The following systems are all accessed from your myNEU Account:

For more information, please contact Human Resources Management, 617.373.2230 M-F, 8am - 5pm EST or via email at HRMInfo@neu.edu