The School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities seeks to fill an open rank position of teaching professor, non-tenure track, in public administration and public policy.

The School’s graduate offerings include a NASPAA-accredited MPA program founded in 1969 and a growing MPP. Both programs are delivered on Northeastern’s Boston campus and online. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the graduate level in one or more core areas of public administration and public policy, including public administration theory, public management, techniques of policy analysis, program evaluation, nonprofit management, and comparative public administration. Experience in online teaching is expected, and an ability to teach statistics and research methods is desired.

Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.

A Ph.D. in Public Administration, Political Science, or a related field is required by the appointment start date.

Applications should include a cover letter that addresses the applicant’s interest in and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a syllabus from a relevant course), and contact information for three letters of recommendation. Questions should be addressed to Professor Christopher Bosso, Search Committee Chair,

To apply, please go to and click on the link for full-time positions or full-time interdisciplinary positions or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click “Apply to this job.” Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by March 1, 2021 will be assured full consideration.

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the Experiential Liberal Arts. Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities. The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups underrepresented in academia.