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Limited Term Lecturer, English

Company: Purdue University
Location: Westville
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Department of English and World Languages is seeking applications for Limited Term Lecturers (LTLs) in English. LTL positions are temporary, non-benefits eligible, part-time positions hired each semester on an as-needed basis.

The Primary Responsibilities of successful candidates will be to:

  • Teach on campus and/or online courses in introductory English courses
  • Follow the syllabus and curricula provided.
  • Maintain office hours and provide feedback to students in a timely manner.
  • Maintain FERPA and Title X certification
  • Assist with program-related duties and administrative tasks, including placement, orientation, proctoring, student evaluations, curriculum and program review
  • Understand and adhere to University policies and guidelines
  • Have competency in effective and appropriate online (synchronous and asynchronous) delivery and in-person instruction

    Education, Experience, Training and/or Certifications

    • Master's degree in English or a related field (minimum 18 hours of graduate work in English)
    • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrated experience teaching at the college level or relevant professional experience
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate both orally and in writing in English

      University Overview

      Purdue University Northwest (PNW), is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community. PNW serves approximately 9,300 students across two campuses, offering more than 70 areas of student at 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. The College also 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.

      How to Apply

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

      1) a cover letter specifically addressing required experience; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) list of three professional references.

      A background check will be required for employment in this position. Employment would begin on August 16, 2021 and continue on an annual basis.

      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, woman, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

      FLSA Status


Keywords: Purdue University, Gary , Limited Term Lecturer, English, Other , Westville, Indiana

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