Open Positions

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Available administrative, faculty, and staff employment opportunities will be listed below.

Lecturer in Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) invites applications for a full-time, continuous appointment Lecturer Position in psychology with a start date of August, 2017.  The area of specialization is open, and candidates are desired who could teach Introductory Psychology, Ethics and Diversity, and Lifespan Psychology with the possibility of teaching other courses in Cognitive Psychology and/or Social Psychology.

Experience developing and teaching courses in an online or hybrid format is preferred. The teaching load for this position is 8 courses per academic year.  We are seeking a Lecturer who demonstrates excellence in teaching and will be involved in our undergraduate program.  Only candidates with a Ph.D. in Psychology will be considered (ABD’s will be considered if their Ph.D. will be completed before the start date).  Applications from under-represented populations are strongly encouraged. IUPUI and our Department are committed to the development of a multicultural environment.

The Department has 27 full-time faculty, 800+ undergraduate majors, and approximately 70 graduate students enrolled in programs in Industrial/Organizational (M.S.), Applied Social and Organizational Psychology (Ph.D.), Clinical (Ph.D.), and Addiction Neuroscience (Ph.D.). We also support an interdisciplinary undergraduate major in neuroscience with 200+ majors.  Lecturers support the teaching mission of the Department of Psychology, the School of Science, and the University. Additional information about the department may be found at www.psych.iupui.edu. IUPUI was ranked 5th by U.S. News and World Report in “Up-and-Coming National Universities” in 2014 and was awarded INSIGHT into Diversity magazine’s Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award in 2012.  IUPUI is a campus renowned for service learning and civic engagement as well as life sciences research. It is also Indiana's premier urban public research institution, with more than 200 degree programs enrolling over 30,000 students (www.iupui.edu). IUPUI is located near downtown Indianapolis, the twelfth largest city in the United States. The city uniquely combines the cultural amenities of urban life with the residential qualities of smaller communities, and at the same time is highly affordable. As the major center for industry and government within the state, Indianapolis has a wide variety of research and training sites.

Applicants should prepare electronic copies of a cover letter, a vita, a philosophy of teaching statement, and evidence of effective and innovative teaching and learning and submit their application at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/3079. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three references when they submit their application. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Dr. Debbie Herold (dssasso@iupui.edu; Department of Psychology, IUPUI, 402 N. Blackford St., LD 124, Indianapolis, IN 46202).

Review of the applications will begin on January 31, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here, which includes contact information. The Annual Security Reports, containing policy statements and crime statistics for Indiana University campuses, are available through Public Safety and the IU Police Department web sites at https://protect.iu.edu/police-safety/annual-reports/index.html. A paper copy will be provided upon request from Public Safety at iups@iu.edu.  

Lecturer Positions in Mathematical Sciences

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at IUPUI invites applications for two full-time lecturer positions to begin August 1, 2017. Responsibilities include teaching four sections each semester typically in statistics, college algebra, or calculus sequences, and service to the Department.

As one of the largest academic units on campus serving more than 13,000 students each year, the Department is central to the mission of IUPUI to advance the State of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels. The appointments are intended to strengthen both research and our graduate programs and enhance our undergraduate program in actuarial sciences. Current areas of research strength in the Department include mathematical physics and integrable systems, dynamical systems, operator algebras and non-commutative geometry, differential equations/geometry, mathematical neuroscience and biomathematics, scientific computing, and statistics.

Qualifications: The Department seeks highly qualified candidates who have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching introductory mathematics and statistics courses. Candidates should have at least a Master’s degree (with a preference for a Ph.D.) in statistics, mathematics or a closely related field. Successful candidates should have a record of high quality teaching in introductory mathematics and statistics courses and have the ability and interest to work with a diverse student population. Candidates should have the desire to improve conditions in and access to higher education for underrepresented students.

Screening of completed applications will begin on November 1, 2016, and will continue until the positions are filled.

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Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Mathematical Sciences

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at IUPUI invites applications for two tenure-track positions as an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in statistics or statistics/probability with experience in actuarial science, financial mathematics, or related fields to begin August 1, 2017. Responsibilities include teaching six courses over the first two years, with at least one course each term, and then four courses a year regularly, maintaining a strong research program, publishing the results of research, and the customary student advising and departmental and university service.

As one of the largest academic units on campus serving more than 13,000 students each year, the Department is central to the mission of IUPUI to advance the State of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels. The appointments are intended to strengthen both research and our graduate programs and enhance our undergraduate program in actuarial sciences. Current areas of research strength in the Department include mathematical physics and integrable systems, dynamical systems, operator algebras and non-commutative geometry, differential equations/geometry, mathematical neuroscience and biomathematics, scientific computing, and statistics.

Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned doctorate (at the time of appointment) in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics or related areas, a strong research program, and the ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants at the Associate Professor rank will be expected to show an excellent track record of publications, evidence of the ability to engage in independent and/or collaborative (inter)disciplinary research, and existing funding or a high potential for receiving funding from the NSF, NIH or other top tier agencies or organizations. The successful candidates will be expected to maintain an active, externally-funded research program.

Screening of completed applications will begin on November 1, 2016, and will continue until all approved positions are filled.

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Part-time Undergraduate Recruitment Assistant

Support recruitment efforts designed to convert prospective and admitted students into committed students through assistance with call campaigns, mailings, other communication streams, and on-campus recruitment events and visits.

Facilitate and monitor volunteer recruitment using established systems Assist with event/visit preparation, including: Prepare/update presentations Secure labs for tours Develop agendas Assist with day-of-event activities including set-up, registration, tours, presentations, volunteer management Assist with pre- and post-event/visit attendee follow-up Coordinate and/or assist with preparing recruitment packets Coordinate direct admit call campaign and assist in making calls Respond to emails and phone calls as needed.

Assist with creation of newsletters and maintenance of web content Track outcomes and follow up activities in Salesforce Assist with maintaining contact information in Salesforce Coordinate outreach to students registered for orientation who do not attend their scheduled orientation, in collaboration with the students’ departmental advisor. Coordinate advisor and/or science ambassador contact with students Call students as needed Track outcomes and follow up activities in Sales force.

Will work 29 hours or less per week/schedule will vary.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal Superior presentation and facilitation skills Proven ability to develop productive relationships with customers and partners Strong critical thinking skills, and organizational skills including ability to work with confidential information Ability to track and analyze data for purposes of reporting and improving effectiveness of efforts Demonstrated ability to work well among diverse coworkers in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred: Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent education and work experience

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