Title Lecturer of Biology
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IUPUC Science
IUPUC—Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus—has delivered high-quality
undergraduate and graduate degree programs aligned with and responsive to
regional educational needs since 1970. Applications are being accepted for a
lecturer position in the biology program in the Division of Science at IUPUC.
IUPUC is located in Columbus, Indiana, and enrolls between 1,500 and 1,800
students annually. Columbus is located one hour south of Indianapolis, 1¼
hours from Louisville, and 1½ hours from Cincinnati. Columbus is a unique
midwestern community with a population of 46,000 known for its world class
architecture. The American Institute of Architects ranked Columbus sixth in
the nation for architectural innovation and design – right behind Chicago, New
York, Boston, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. There are wonderful programs
for young children, many parks, excellent philharmonic orchestra, and people
trails. The community is also well known for its culture and its predilection
for innovation. For further information visit https:// www. iupuc.edu/ and
University-sponsored benefit plans are a significant part of Indiana
University's total compensation package. You may want to go to
www. hr.iu.edu/benefits to learn more about the resources, services, and other
generous benefits available to Indiana University employees.
A non-tenure track appointment is available on August 1, 2022, at the rank of
Lecturer in the Division of Science at IUPUC. The position is a ten-month
teaching assignment with responsibilities for teaching four sections each
semester (equal to 24 contact hours per year) and for engaging in service
activities at the campus level.
REQUIREMENTS: Candidates should have a Master's Degree, Ph.D. or equivalent in
one of the fields listed above or a related field. The division seeks highly
qualified candidates who have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching in
one of the following fields of expertise: human anatomy, physiology, cell
biology, microbiology, or biochemistry. The successful candidate also may be
expected to teach courses in general biology for majors and non-majors.
Qualifications include experience teaching undergraduate biology courses,
ability and interest to work with a diverse student population, 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
APPLICATIONS: Interested candidates should review the application requirements
and submit an application, cover letter, curriculum vita, philosophy of
teaching statement, and three references. Questions regarding the position can
be directed to J.D. Mendez, Division Head for the Division of Science at IUPUC
at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications begins immediately and will
continue until the position is filled.
PREFERENCES: Two semesters of experience in teaching traditional and non-
traditional undergraduate students and demonstrated capacity to collaborate
with faculty across disciplines. Preference will be given to candidates with a
record of teaching one or more of the following: human anatomy, physiology,
cell biology, microbiology, or biochemistry. Preference will also be given to
applicants who have a record of teaching and serving under-represented
populations and first-generation college students and a demonstrated
commitment to student and community engagement.
Salary and Rank
For Best Consideration Date
Expected Start Date 08/01/2022
OAA # IN-COLU-CSCN22001
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Letter of Application
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
List Of References