The Lecturer position in the Department of Chemistry/Biochemistry/Physics/Astronomy in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University Northwest is a full-time, 10-month position with summer assignments and associated stipends in accordance with programmatic need. The successful individual will be committed to the success of a diverse body of students. Core responsibilities include teaching physic courses to undergraduate students in face-to-face and online modalities, assisting students in undergraduate research, participating in a wide range of activities tied to the departmental mission. A full-time member will attend departmental meetings and help with departmental matters.
The Lecturer will teach four courses each semester and will provide service to the department, campus, discipline, and the community. While research and publication are not expectations for this position, nevertheless, they are encouraged. An interest in pedagogy and developing the program is essential.
One of eight regional campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Park. The campus has a diverse population of approximately 4,000 students and offers associate, bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as postgraduate certificate programs, in a variety of disciplines in arts and sciences, business and economics, education, nursing and health professions, public and environmental health, and social work. It is home to the region's only medical school and local and nationally top-ranked programs in actuarial science, business, and health information management, among others. IU Northwest emphasizes high-quality teaching, faculty and student research, and community engagement. As a student-centered campus, IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity, and engagement.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
An earned PhD in Physics
Demonstrated experience teaching physics at the university level
Demonstrated excellence in writing and communication skills
Demonstrated cultural competence with diverse populations and groups
Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff and colleagues
Independent disciplinary research
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Dr. Nelson DeLeon, Chair of the Search and Screen Committee, Indiana University Northwest, 3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408, email@example.com.
OAA #: NW-08-1920
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 9183
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.