Department: IU Northwest School of Business & Economics
Indiana University Northwest invites applications for a full-time, 10-month academic position as Lecturer in Operations Management in the School of Business and Economics to begin August 1, 2018.
The IU Northwest School of Business & Economics employs 16 full-time faculty and its programs are fully accredited by the AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International). Faculty are very engaged in teaching and research that is applied, basic, or pedagogic. Faculty also support the economic development of the region by engaging in mutually beneficial collaborations with local organizations and community members.
Statement of Responsibilities:
The Lecturer in Operations Management is a full time, 10-month academic position. The position is responsible for a 12-hour per semester teaching load in operations, quality management, and related areas at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. A productive program of professional development is expected, along with active involvement in service functions.
Indiana University Northwest is a student-centered campus. Teaching is the primary mission of the campus, supported by research and service. The expected teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester in management and related areas at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching responsibilities may include face-to-face and online formats, evenings, and some Saturdays. Additional opportunities for summer teaching are also available. Teaching expectations include course and syllabus preparation, textbook selection, participation in assessment of student learning, working collaboratively with peers on curriculum improvement, and incorporation of high impact teaching strategies that actively engage students. Faculty are expected to encourage student development and participate in activities that extend beyond the classroom such as mentoring, oversight of student clubs, honor societies, etc.
The School of Business and Economics expects that lecturers will take an active role in their ongoing professional development in order to maintain currency in their field. This can be accomplished through professional engagement activities that involve applications to practice. Activities may include conducting a consulting practice; publication of technical reports and practice-oriented articles; presentations at professional meetings or academic conferences; pursuing continuing education in order to maintain professional certifications or licenses; creating and delivering professional education programs; serving as a member of a board of directors; assuming a leadership role in a professional association or society; and/or participation in professional workshops or conferences.
Faculty members are expected to contribute their professional expertise through service to the department, campus and community at large, in a participatory, developmental, or advisory capacity. Examples include but are not limited to: committee work within the School, campus-wide committees and/or faculty governance; voluntary membership in professional and community-based organizations reasonably related to the discipline; lectures, consultations, or working with local and area agencies and organizations; support and participation in student organization activities.
One of eight campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The campus has a diverse student population of approximately 4,000 degree-seeking students and 1,500 dual-degree-seeking students. The campus offers Associate, Baccalaureate and Master's degrees in a variety of undergraduate, graduate and pre-professional degree options available from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary, which actively involves students in research and local healthcare needs through its four-year medical doctorate program. IU Northwest emphasizes high-quality teaching, faculty and student research and engagement on campus and in the community. As a student-centered campus, IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity and engagement. Indiana University Northwest is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.
An earned Masters degree in Statistics or management-related field from an accredited institution
Certification in quality systems management techniques (i.e. ASQ, Lean Six Sigma)
Experience in corporate training and/or teaching at the collegiate level
Experience in service activities
Department Contact for Questions:
Please direct questions regarding the position or application process to Dr. Charles Hobson Search and Screen Committee Chair School of Business and Economics 3400 Broadway Gary, IN 46408 firstname.lastname@example.org
OAA #: NW-14-1718
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 6039
About Indiana University
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.