Lecturer in Physics, Chemistry, Geology, and/or Astronomy

Job title: Lecturer in Physics, Chemistry, Geology, and/or Astronomy

Company: Indiana University

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Title Lecturer in Physics, Chemistry, Geology, and/or Astronomy
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IUPUC Science
Position Summary

IUPUC is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty.

IUPUC has delivered high-quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs aligned with and responsive to regional educational needs since 1970. Our students, faculty, and staff are committed to making a difference in the future of our region. We seek greater diversity in our faculty and staff to broaden students’ academic experience and to enrich our campus community. We have an exciting opportunity for a new faculty member to join our science faculty and expand our physical science offerings.

A non-tenure track appointment is available on August 1, 2021, at the rank of Lecturer in the Division of Science at IUPUC. The position is a ten-month teaching assignment with responsibility for teaching four sections each semester and engaging in service activities at the campus. Applicants should enjoy interacting with students, faculty, and staff who are committed to making a difference in the future of our region. We seek greater diversity in our faculty and staff to broaden students’ academic experience and to enrich our campus community. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, and protected veteran status.
Basic Qualifications

The division seeks highly qualified candidates who have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Candidates should have a master’s degree or Ph.D. in physics, chemistry, geology, astronomy or a closely related field. Successful candidates should have a record of high-quality teaching in introductory physical science courses. In addition, the candidate needs to have the ability and interest to work with a diverse student population. Candidates should have the desire to improve conditions in and access to higher education for underrepresented students. Strong oral and written communication skills are a must. Successful teaching at the university level is very important.
Department Contact for Questions

Qualified applicants interested in the position must apply online at https://jobs.iu.edu Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit a curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, and a letter of interest. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until a candidate is selected. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. James Mendez via email at mendezja@iupui.edu
Additional Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in more than one of the fields listed above. For example, an astronomer with the ability to teach introductory physics or a chemist with enough inorganic knowledge to teach some geology courses. These are just examples; any overlap in specialties is preferred.
Salary and Rank
Special Instructions
For Best Consideration Date
Expected Start Date 08/01/2021

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Location: Bloomington, IN

Job date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 07:46:54 GMT

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