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Lecturer in Biology

Indiana University Kokomo
Kokomo, Indiana
Closing Date
The application review process will begin on November 1, 2021.

The School of Sciences at Indiana University Kokomo invites applications for a full time, 10-month, non-tenure-track position in biology at the lecturer level, beginning August 1, 2022. 

Responsibilities include teaching lower level biology classes (lectures and lab courses) primarily, such as Biology for non-majors, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, and other 100-level and 200-level biology courses (lectures and labs) depending on qualifications. This is a non-tenure-track appointment. Course load will normally be four courses per semester (96% FTE). An appropriate level of university/professional/community service is also required (e.g. committee work, assessment, engagement in campus initiatives to increase retention and enrollment).

The salary is competitive and includes an excellent fringe benefits package.

One of eight campuses of Indiana University, Indiana University Kokomo is a comprehensive non-residential campus located 50 miles north of Indianapolis in Kokomo, Indiana, a city with a population of approximately 55,000. Committed to student success, the campus serves approximately 3,100 students from a 14 county area in north central Indiana. IU Kokomo has approximately 260 full time faculty and staff. Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master degrees are offered.


Requirements include an earned master's degree or higher (MA, MS, MAT, or PhD) in biology, biological sciences, or a closely related field. Candidates are expected to have teaching experience (lecture or lab courses) at the undergraduate level.

To Apply

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/11542. The application must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae outlining appropriate education and work experience, a one-page statement outlining teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of diversity, and the names, mailing addresses, email address, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references.

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Lu Ann Name, School of Sciences, Indiana University Kokomo, P.O. Box 9003, Kokomo, IN 46904-9003, Lname [at] iuk.edu

Although the review process will commence November 1st, 2021, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Indiana University Kokomo seeks faculty skilled at working with members of diverse cultures and committed to preparing students to be engaged members of an increasingly diverse society.

Indiana University Kokomo is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. The institution is also a provider of ADA services.

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