Employment Opportunities

Jobs at Northeastern University–Seattle

Thank you for your interest in working for Northeastern University–Seattle.  At Northeastern University, we strive to create a vibrant and diverse community, characterized by collaboration, creativity and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Our core mission is to educate students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and to create and translate knowledge to meet global and societal needs.

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer. You can also view Northeastern University Employee Benefits.


Student Jobs

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Full-Time Lecturer

College of Computer and Information Science

The College of Computer and Information Science invites applications for the position of Lecturer(s) at the Seattle campus. Primary responsibilities will be teaching graduate courses in the Computer Science and/or Information Science fields. We have several openings and positions will begin in January 2016 or September 2016. Salary is competitive and promotional tracks are available. For more information about the College, please visit http://www.ccs.neu.edu.

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Assistant/Associate/Teaching Professor

College of Computer and Information Science

The College of Computer and Information Science invites applications for the positions of Assistant Teaching Professor(s), Associate Teaching Professor(s) and Teaching Professor(s). Primary responsibilities will be teaching graduate courses in the Computer Science and/or Information Science fields. Positions will begin in January 2016 or September 2016. Salary is competitive and promotional tracks are available. We have several openings and invite applications for teaching only and teaching plus research positions. For more information about the college, please visit http://www.ccs.neu.edu.

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Part-Time Lecturer

College of Computer and Information Science

Part-Time Lecturer (2014-2015). Teach and develop online/hybrid Computer Science courses in the Computer Science graduate program.

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Part-Time Lecturer

College of Engineering

The Graduate School of Engineering at Northeastern University is seeking experienced instructors to teach part time in the M.S. in Engineering Management program or M.S. in Information Systems program at the Seattle, Washington campus.

Serious consideration is given to applicants with the following credentials, skills, and attitudes:

  • Doctoral degree in Engineering Management, Information Systems, or related field (Masters degree in Engineering Management, Information Systems, or related field may be acceptable with 10+ years of work experience)
  • Experience teaching graduate level engineering courses
  • Commitment to teaching excellence
  • Ability to communicate and interact with students in on-ground or online courses
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues across multiple NU campuses

Successful applicants are typically hired as part-time faculty at Northeastern University’s College of Engineering. Instructors will teach for ~ 3 hours per week for the assigned semester. As positions arise, competitive applicants will be automatically considered for extended part-time and full-time positions. 

Courses are offered primarily in the evening during the week. Successful hires need to be available to teach in the evening hours once per week at the Seattle campus.

To apply, please email Dr. Tristan Johnson, Executive Director of Graduate Education Initiatives at tri.johnson@neu.edu. Please submit your resume and a cover letter stating the degree program that you would like to be considered for along with potential course topics that you would be qualified to teach.

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Part-Time Lecturer

Commerce and Economic Development

The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University invites applications for a part-time faculty position to teach graduate level courses in the master’s degree program in Commerce and Economic Development.

Launched in Winter 2012, the CED program offers students the opportunity to apply economics and analytical techniques to commerce and economic development and distinguish themselves as analysts in either the public or private sectors. The position requires working with CED faculty to deliver high-quality course content and support students in learning and skills development.

Current openings exist in the following courses, but not limited to:

  • Applied Mathematics and Statistics for Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Applied Macroeconomics
  • Economics of Human Capital
  • Cultural Economic Development
  • Law and Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Sustainable Economic Development
  • Economics of E-Commerce

Please refer to our program’s website to view a more detailed description of your course of interest.

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Part-Time Lecturer

Nonprofit Management

The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University invites applicants for part-time positions in the Nonprofit Management program as an Adjunct Lecturer in one or more of the following areas:

  • Nonprofit legal governance
  • Nonprofit financial management
  • Nonprofit human resource management
  • Nonprofit grant writing
  • Nonprofit fundraising
  • Nonprofit promotions

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Part-Time Instructor

Global Pathways

Northeastern University of Boston, Massachusetts is seeking experienced ESL instructors to
staff its Global Pathways Program on the Seattle campus.

  • We are interested in individuals with the following criteria:
  • Master’s degree in ESL or related field
  • Experience teaching ESL at the university level
  • Successful track record working with international students
  • Overarching concern for meeting the educational needs of international students
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning
  • Enthusiasm for collaborating with colleagues in both Seattle and Boston
  • Enthusiasm for contributing to the growth of a new program

Successful applicants will be hired as part-time faculty at Northeastern University’s NU
Global department, which specializes in preparing international students for degree program
study at Northeastern. Instructors will teach between 3 and 6 hours a week from January
through April 2015. Depending on performance, there may be opportunity to extend the
teaching assignment. Please send resumes and cover letters to Katherine Calzada at k.calzada@neu.edu.