Northeastern U: NUin Program Liaisons/International Coordinators

“JobNUin Program Liaisons and International Coordinators, Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Deadline: March 1, 2019.

Northeastern University is hiring a Program Liaison and several International Coordinator positions for each program location(Australia, Canada, England, Greece, Ireland, Italy). The on-site staff support the physical, emotional, social, and academic needs of first-year students. These staff members, in addition to support staff at the host institution, focus on creating positive and valuable experiential learning for students in their academic coursework, host city, and student residences. Site staff work non-traditional hours to ensure the safety and wellbeing of students. Program Liaisons supervise a team of International Coordinators. Site staff enthusiastically embody the mission and values of The Program and Northeastern University while working and living in close proximity to first-year students.

Northeastern U Job Ad: Race, Equity & Inclusion (USA)

Job adsOpen Rank Professor in Race, Equity, and Inclusion, Communication Studies, Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Open until filled, posted September 19, 2018.

The Communication Studies Department at Northeastern University seeks an established scholar whose research and teaching focus on cultures, discourses, and practices of communication with an emphasis on race, equity, and inclusion. We encourage applicants whose work complements and extends the interests of our department, which include argumentation and rhetoric; digital communication; health, interpersonal, and organizational communication; political communication and public advocacy; language & social interaction; and media production and entertainment. We invite applicants who contribute to the excellence and diversity mission of the department, college, and university in research, teaching, and/or outreach. We welcome all applications, especially from candidates at the level of associate or full professor. The position includes responsibilities for teaching and supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ability to collaborate on and eventually lead interdisciplinary, grant-funded projects is desirable.

Northeastern U Job Ad: Global Experience Advising (USA)

Job adsAssistant Director of Global Experience Advising, Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Deadline: Posted June 26, 2018; Open until filled.

The Global Experience Office (GEO) is a central office of global education at Northeastern University, committed to ensuring that every Northeastern student has an opportunity to engage in intellectually challenging and culturally enriching experiences throughout the world. To achieve this, GEO partners with Northeastern colleges and units to integrate global experiences into their curricula and to enhance their capacity in operating global programs. GEO’s own signature programs are carefully designed and operated to complement students’ on-campus studies, to deepen students’ knowledge of the world and their chosen field of study, develop intercultural and political sensitivity, utilize and strengthen foreign language skills, and help students explore global career options. Through these programs, GEO facilitates global experiences for over 2,700 NU students and 200 additional foreign incoming students.


Northeastern U Job Ads: International Coordinators (8 countries)

Job adsInternational Coordinator NUin Program, Northeastern University in Massachusetts. Deadline: Open until filled. (Posted: February 20, 2018).

The Program is a unique opportunity for freshmen accepted for Spring Admission to Northeastern University. Students study at one of our international partner institutions during the Fall semester and enter Northeastern University in the Spring. Partner universities or institutions abroad provide academic courses to the participants while staff provide on-site leadership and support services.
We are hiring for International Coordinator (s) for each of the following locations (locations are subject to change):

  • Australia
  • Canada
    China (Mandarin language skills desirable)
  • England
  • Germany
  • Greece (Greek language skills desirable)
  • Italy (Italian language skills desirable)

The International Coordinator (IC) will assist the Program Liaison and/or Program On-Site Advisor in all facets of the Program for one of the aforementioned locations. These facets include, but are not limited to:

Social, including student programming and excursions
Academic support
Service-learning coordination
Student conduct

The IC will work collaboratively to ensure the safety and wellbeing of students and contribute to the development and overall success of the program. Responsibilities may vary based on site placement.

Northeastern U Future Faculty Fellow (postdoc)

Northeastern University (Boston, MA) invites applications from candidates for the 2017-18 Northeastern University Future Faculty Fellowship (Postdoctoral) Program.

Northeastern University’s mission emphasizes translational research that addresses global challenges and enhances social wellbeing.  Northeastern University strives to create a vibrant and diverse community, characterized by collaboration, creativity, and unwavering commitment to excellence and an equally unwavering commitment to exhibiting respect for one another.  Northeastern celebrates diversity in all its forms and fosters a culture of respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds community.

Consistent with Northeastern’s mission, vision and core values, the objectives of the Future Faculty fellowship program are:

1)      to encourage and promote excellence and diversity in the pool of future faculty candidates in all disciplines at Northeastern;

2)      to introduce to Northeastern’s academic community postdoctoral researchers who are considering faculty careers;

3)      to enhance opportunities for academic careers for persons from diverse backgrounds who have demonstrated a commitment to an inclusive faculty and an inclusive academic experience for all students;

4)      to prepare Future Faculty Fellows for possible tenure-track appointments at Northeastern;

5)      to enhance the academic environment of Northeastern’s departments by providing opportunities for students and faculty to gain experience in multi-cultural, broadly diverse and inclusive work settings and research collaborations that improve the capacity of all their members.

The complete Future Faculty Fellowship description that includes eligibility, fellowship terms, and the online application information can be found online.

Rosanne Teniente Micro Grant Award


Rosanne Teniente has been awarded a micro grant for international travel, funded by the Association for Business Communication through the Center for Intercultural Dialogue. The following is her description of herself and the project. You can also read the main article describing all award winners.

I am a Rhode Island native who has been transplanted around the world. As an undergraduate at Simmons College in Boston, MA, I studied economics and international relations, focusing on development economics and Middle Eastern politics.  After my undergraduate studies, I moved to Egypt for several years as a Gilman Scholar at the American University in Cairo studying Arabic and interned with the US Foreign Commercial Service, and then worked as an English instructor at an international school.  I am now a master’s candidate in the public administration program at Northeastern University, while working in the field of social services.  I currently reside in Southwest New Mexico with my husband who is serving in the US Air Force.  I embrace new adventures, foreign languages, and cross-cultural learning experiences.

With the support of the CID grant as well as Northeastern University, I will be traveling to Baar, Switzerland to attend a ten-day conference in August hosted by the Institute for Peace and Dialogue, a nongovernment organization that is dedicated to strengthening institutional dialogue between civil societies, international peace and state institutions. The conference is IPD’s International Summer Academy in Peace-building & Intercultural Dialogue, which will feature experts and practitioners in the field of conflict resolution and peace building. Through different workshops, lectures, interactive group work, and negotiation activities, the knowledge gleaned with help me to build upon my past empirical research on the effect of conflict on GDP per capita in developing countries.

September 2014: This project is now complete, and Teniente’s final report is now available.

Northeastern U job ad

The Department of Communication Studies at Northeastern University invites applicants for three open rank tenure-on-entry full or associate professor or tenure-track assistant professor positions devoted to different aspects of public advocacy. These positions reflect our department’s longstanding commitment to the study of human communication with an emphasis on understanding and enhancing the effectiveness of communication systems, processes, and infrastructure. We seek candidates with a national or international record of excellence in research, scholarship and effective teaching in one or more of, and not limited to, the following interdisciplinary areas:

(1) rhetorical studies, with a special interest in public address and rhetorical criticism;
(2) health communication, with a special interest in health promotion and health behavior; and
(3) argumentation and debate, with a special interest in applicants qualified to oversee our public speaking program.

Candidates should have a strong interest in collaborative work in these dynamic fields, and could be considered for joint positions with other academic disciplines within the College and the University.

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field and, appropriate to rank, a distinguished record of research, teaching, and service or the demonstrated potential for such. Candidates must demonstrate a high potential to advance their field and must have a well-developed research agenda that will inform and advance current trends in the field.

All applications must be submitted electronically here. Candidates must include a letter of application describing research, teaching and relevant professional experience, a curriculum vitae, two representative publications, and evidence of teaching excellence. Candidates should also provide the contact information of three references. Letters of recommendation should not be submitted, but they may be requested later during the search process. Applications received on or before October 15, 2013 will be guaranteed full review. The start date for the position is the fall 2014 semester. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Tom Nakayama, chair of the search committee, at T.Nakayama AT

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. We offer domestic partner benefits and sexual orientation is included in our affirmative action statement. Our department welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities.

Postdoctoral TA Northeastern U

Post-Doctoral Teaching Associate

The Communication Studies Department at Northeastern University (Boston, MA) invites applicants for a post-doctoral teaching associate position. Responsibilities include teaching Public Speaking and/or Quantitative Research Methods, along with advanced courses in Argumentation and Debate, Communication and Gender, Global and Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Organizational Communication, Rhetorical Criticism, and Social Movements. The position carries a 3-3 teaching load with the possibility of summer teaching.

Applicants must have teaching experience at the college level and a doctorate completed within the past five years and prior to the start of the appointment. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal for two additional years. The starting date is August 28, 2013.

To apply, visit the College of Arts, Media and Design website, click on “About” then “Careers” to take you to Faculty Positions. If viewing this through a Northeastern website, simply click on the “Apply to this Job” button at the top.

Questions about the position may be addressed to Dale Herbeck, Chair, Communication Studies Department. Applications received by Friday, July 19, 2013, will be given full consideration. Positions remain open until filled.

Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


Northeastern U job ad

The Department of Communication Studies at Northeastern University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin September 1, 2012. The candidate must have an earned doctorate by August 2012 in Communication or a related field. We are seeking candidates who will excel in the research and teaching of digital communications (e.g., youth, global development, social change and protest) and social networking services (e.g., Facebook, Google+, bookmarking). We are open to a range of methodological approaches and welcome multi- and inter-disciplinary scholarship though we are interested in candidates capable of teaching research methods or communication theory from a social science perspective. The successful candidate must be able to document teaching excellence and to speak to the importance of achieving and maintaining diversity in higher education. Women and members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Department of Communication Studies is committed to excellence in research and teaching within a broad framework of experiential education and community engagement. Communication Studies is primarily an undergraduate-serving department with courses that range across a number of areas such as rhetorical studies, organizational communication, health communication, digital communications, and intercultural communication.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on December 5, 2011 and full consideration will be given to applications received by December 30, 2011. Each applicant should send a letter that addresses the selection criteria and indicates how her/his background and expertise fit with the needs of the department. Samples of scholarship, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names and contact information of at least three references should accompany the letter. To apply, visit the College of Arts, Media and Design website at and click on the Faculty Positions button.

Applicant with questions pertaining to the search should call Prof. Tom Nakayama, Search Committee Chair, at:  617-373-7342 or email at

Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston and a leader in interdisciplinary research, urban engagement, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.