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VISITING LECTURER-EARTH SCIENCES, INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY INDIANAPOLIS (IUPUI)

Position Summary   The Department of Earth Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) invites applications for a two-year term, full‐time, non‐tenure‐track position as a lecturer in Earth Sciences. The expected starting date is January 1, 2022. We seek a lecturer who is committed to excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students. An M.S. degree in geology or environmental science is required and a Ph.D. is preferred. Candidates should be able to demonstrate experience in quality teaching in undergraduate earth and/or environmental sciences. Candidates with experience teaching courses such as introductory physical or environmental geology as well as introductory oceanography are especially welcome to apply. Interest and ability to mentor and coordinate graduate teaching assistants are essential. Experience with course development and online teaching are desirable. A senior faculty member will serve as a mentor for the lecturer. Lecturers at IUPUI also have opportunities to participate in professional development as well as engaging in department committee service. Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience, and compensation includes an attractive benefits package. Applicants should submit a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, summaries of recent peer and/or student teaching evaluations (if available), and the names and email addresses of three references.  

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.  Applications must be submitted by following this link: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/11532  

About the department: We are a vibrant Earth Sciences department with 13 faculty, 3 of whom are full-time lecturers and senior lecturers (https://science.iupui.edu/earthsciences). As a department we are committed to teaching students to be aware of how humans interact with the environment, while also teaching responsible stewardship of Earth’s resources. The department offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in Geology and Environmental Science, minors in geology, geochemistry, and environmental science, an M.S. in Geology, and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Applied Earth Sciences. Our department also works closely with the Center for Earth and Environmental Science to provide service learning opportunities in our courses and broaden our student’s exposure and connection to our community.  

About the campus: IUPUI is a unique urban campus that merges Indiana University and Purdue University together in downtown Indianapolis, and is home to over 29,000 students. As the state’s premier urban research institution, IUPUI 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 teaching and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUPUI condemns racism in all its forms and has taken an anti-racist stance that moves beyond mere statements to interrogating its policies, procedures, and practices. We hope to identify individuals who will assist in our mission to dismantle racism so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at IUPUI.  

Department Contact for Questions:  Dr. Kathy Licht, Department Chair
Email address: geology@iupui.edu  

Location: Indianapolis, IN
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Start Date: January 1, 2022
Job Type: Other

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Name: Dr. Kathy Licht, Department Chair
Email: geology@iupui.edu
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