Job Details

Northeastern University
  • Position Number: 5398591
  • Location: Oakland, CA
  • Position Type: Engineering - Civil and Environmental

Adjunct Faculty - Oakland

About the Opportunity

About the Opportunity

The Department of Multidisciplinary Graduate Engineering, within the College of Engineering, invites applications for the Part-Time Lecturer position for teaching selected graduate courses in the Multidisciplinary Masters Degree programs in Oakland, CA.

The MGEN unit seeks to produce more effective software engineers who are substantially more capable than ever of addressing the needs of digital society in terms of time, cost, and quality. The unit will accomplish this by revolutionizing the way software is designed and evolved overtime, and believe software is a systems engineering challenge rather than a coding problem. See website for details of programs:


Teach selected graduate courses in the Multidisciplinary Graduate Engineering Degree programs. See website for details of programs:

Responsibilities include preparation of lectures, course materials, examinations, and evaluation of student performance in the course.

The Multidisciplinary Masters Degree suite of degree programs in Oakland include:

MS in Information Systems focuses on the intersection of cutting-edge technology and business complexity with an emphasis on the art and science of designing intricate software applications especially in the areas of healthcare, security and privacy, auditing and compliance, business improvement and intelligence, as well as financial accountability. Courses include application engineering and development, engineering big-data systems, and engineering secure software systems.

MS in Information Systems Bridge is focused for students with non-STEM, non-technical bachelor's degrees that are the knowledge link between business users and technologists by understanding the complexities of both. Students' undergraduate work in the humanities provides them with a unique perspective and approach in developing systems via a socio-technical lens. Students take courses specifically designed to bridge their current professional pursuits with the background and industry knowledge needed to advance in the IT sector. As industries launch into a digitized future, professionals with a clear understanding of how technology can be used to address large societal challenges are in demand.


M.S. or Ph.D. in relevant engineering discipline is required; some professional and/or teaching experience preferred. Must have strong, effective verbal skills to communicate well with students.

The minimum per credit rate is $2317.50

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Additional Information

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 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.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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