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Requisition ID:  11448


Job Summary

The Purdue Systems Collaboratory and the College of Engineering at Purdue University invite applications for a full-time, Academic Year (9 month) position as a Lecturer beginning in January 2021.


The position includes the following duties:

  • Teaching upper division undergraduate courses and graduate courses in systems.
  • Holding office hours each week for students enrolled in courses taught.
  • Developing appropriate course syllabi for assigned classes.
  • Attending training and meetings as required by the course supervisor for a given course.
  • Assisting in the administration of Purdue Systems Collaboratory program as needed.


Candidates for the position must have completed a Ph.D. in a systems discipline or a related discipline by the position start date. Experience teaching classes in systems, evidence of teaching effectiveness, experience teaching online; and significant non-academic workplace experience are preferred.


The lecturer will become part of a vibrant, multi-disciplinary community of scholars who are committed to teaching students across all disciplines in the university the theoretical and practical approaches that are needed to understand, design, build, operate, and maintain next-generation complex systems effectively, thereby helping to address many of the societal grand challenges of the 21st century. They will have collaborative opportunities with educators in Purdue’s world-renowned Colleges, including Engineering, Management, Science, Health and Human Sciences, Pharmacy, Liberal Arts, and Agriculture. <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Additional information about the Collaboratory can be accessed at <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">https://www.purdue.edu/collaboratory/


Applications must include a cover letter including a statement of professional interests and goals, curriculum vitae, a diversity and inclusion statement, a teaching statement, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Candidates should submit application materials electronically via https://careers.purdue.edu/.  


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


Screening of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until this position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position. For information/questions regarding applications, please contact Professor Kenley at kenley@purdue.edu


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ability to work in the US without immigration sponsorship from Purdue University.


Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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