The Department of Biology (biology.iupui.edu) at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) invites applications for a lecturer position to begin August 1, 2019. This is a full-time, 10-month, non-tenure eligible position. Responsibilities may include teaching in Biology of Women, Physiology, Anatomy, and possibly other introductory biology lectures, online and in-person lab courses for non-science majors. Teaching load is typically 11-12 credit hours each semester. Summer teaching opportunities are available for additional compensation. Successful candidates will have a record of quality teaching and interest to work with a diverse student population. Applicants should submit one PDF file with a cover letter, CV, and a statement of teaching interests, experience and philosophy. A list with names and addresses of references is required. Applications from under-represented populations are strongly encouraged. IUPUI and our Department are committed to the development of a multicultural environment. Review of the applications will begin on February 10th, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
IUPUI, the state's premier urban research institution, is a national leader in life sciences research, civic engagement, service learning, first-year experiences, and assessment of institutional effectiveness. IUPUI's nearly 30,000 students pursue Indiana University or Purdue University degrees across 17 distinct schools, ranging from Business and Liberal Arts to Engineering and Technology. Indianapolis, the state capital of Indiana, is the 14th largest city in the nation and is home to outstanding cultural institutions and several professional sports teams situated in a diverse regional economy. IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. IUPUI has received the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from Insight Into Diversity for eight consecutive years. 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.
A Doctorate or MS in biology or a relevant health related discipline is required. Candidates with experience teaching biology of women, anatomy and physiology courses is required.
Successful candidates should have a record of high quality teaching and 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.
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.