Clinical Lecturer or Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Radiation Therapy

Indiana University Northwest
Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 20, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Indiana University Northwest is seeking to fill a 10-month, non-tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Radiologic Sciences at the rank of Clinical Lecturer or Clinical Assistant Professor to begin May 1, 2021, with responsibilities for teaching courses in the Radiation Therapy concentration within the BS Radiologic Sciences/Medical Imaging Technology Program. 


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-credit 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, the School of the Arts 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.

Teaching Responsibilities:


  • Teaching 6 to 9 credit hours of coursework per semester to include didactic and laboratory components of the curriculum to include:
    • Developing instructional materials such as course unit plan, general and specific objectives, audiovisual aids, laboratory activities, and evaluation tools.
    • Assessing course effectiveness through formative and summative evaluations.
  • Assisting in administration of one clinical education course and coordinate student activities related to clinical education to include:
    • Regularly visiting the clinical affiliates to observe student progress and provide the clinical faculty with the opportunity to discuss the overall performance of the students.
    • Revising and distributing clinical education syllabi and corresponding clinical forms to the clinical affiliates.
    • Assisting in the clinical faculty in interpreting the clinical education policies and procedures.
    • Enforcing the policies of the Program, documenting violations and disciplinary action taken, as needed.
    • Organizing and coordinating seminars and other learning activities related to clinical education.


Service Responsibilities:


  • Serving on department, division, and campus committees.
  • Participating in community outreach efforts.
  • Participating in department and faculty organization meetings.
  • Assisting in student recruitment efforts.
  • Participating in professional organizations and learning activities to enhance both personal and professional development.


Program Administration:

  • Revising and keeping current the curriculum to meet accreditation requirements.
  • Collecting and analyzing data related to program assessment to meet accreditation requirements.
  • Meeting regularly with program faculty in order to maintain continuity through the program.
  • Overseeing student admission process.
  • Maintaining current records on students regarding clinical procedures, dosimetry reports, attendance, etc.
  • Serving as a liaison between the program and affiliating radiation oncology personnel.
  • Developing and monitoring an annual program budget.


Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Advising current students regarding their clinical and/or didactic performance and documenting, as needed.
  • Advising prospective students on the academic and professional aspects of the program.
  • Providing input concerning evaluation of the clinical faculty.
  • Coordinating the student evaluations of didactic and clinical coursework.

Required Qualifications:

          Clinical Lecturer:

  • Baccalaureate degree, with the commitment to complete a Master’s Degree in a related academic discipline with 3 years of appointment.
  • Current certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in radiation therapy.


Clinical Assistant Professor:

  • Master’s Degree in a related academic discipline
  • Current certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in radiation therapy.


Preferred Qualifications:

          Clinical Lecturer/Clinical Assistant Professor:

  • Two years of Radiologic Sciences teaching experience.

Salary is commensurate with experience and education.  

Interested candidates should review and complete the online application that requires uploading curriculum vitae; letter of application; statement of teaching; and list of three references with contact information to include mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone numbers at

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Melynie Durham, Clinical Assistant Professor, Chair of the Radiologic Sciences Search and Screen Committee, Indiana University Northwest at

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, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or 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.