PNW Lecturer

Purdue University Northwest

United States

December 21, 2021


Title: PNW Lecturer

Requisition ID: 17027


Hammond and Westville, IN, US

Date: Nov 18, 2021

Job Summary

The Department of History, Philosophy, Politics and Economics is looking for a Lecturer in Philosophy to teach ethics and/or general education courses beginning in the spring 2022 semester. This is a full time, non-tenure track position.

Candidates must have completed a Master's degree.

Experience in teaching ethics courses in a traditional classroom setting and through online delivery required.

University Profile

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community. PNW serves approximately 8,700 students across two campuses, offering more than 70 areas of study in the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels. Located in Northwest Indiana, near Chicago, PNW values academic excellence, supports growth, and celebrates diversity.

College Profile

The College of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences serves over 1,500 undergraduate students and 250 graduate students across a wide range of programs. Departments and Schools within the college include:

Behavioral Sciences

Communication and Creative Arts

English and World Languages

History, Philosophy, Politics and Economics


School of Education and Counseling

The College houses the Community Counseling Center that provides quality affordable mental health services and the Institute for Social and Policy Research, which uses social science and policy analysis methods to find solutions to educational, social, and health-related challenges facing the citizens of Northwest Indiana and the Chicago metropolitan region. The college is also home to the Willie T. Donald Exoneration Advisory Coalition to support those who have been wrongfully convicted in the state of Indiana.

FLSA Status


How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, applicants should submit the following:

  • A cover letter specifically addressing required experience; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) list of three professional references; and 4) a statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Interested applicants must apply to https: // A background check will be required for employment. Employment would begin on January 3, 2022.

    Purdue University Northwest is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

    Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

    If you have questions, please contact Dr. Kathleen Tobin, Chair, Department of History, Philosophy, Politics and Economics:

    Nearest Major Market: Gary Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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