Lecturer & Technician, School of Engineering

Purdue University Northwest
Indiana, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 13, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Summary

Purdue University Northwest in Hammond, IN invites applications to fill one non-tenure track teaching and technical support position at the rank of Lecturer in the School of Engineering. Candidates must have a master’s degree in Civil, Computer, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or a related field by the start of the appointment. The successful candidate is expected to teach and provide support for experiential learning for all academic programs in the School of Engineering, teach courses in the areas of First-Year Experience and Design, advise senior design and student competition teams, and provide leadership and support for the new PNW Design Studio and its facilities. This person will also coordinate with the technical support staff in the engineering departments, as well as interface and build relationships with local and regional industry in support of all activities of the Design Studio. The initial contract term for this position is one year, to begin July 01, 2021. Contract renewal is subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funding for the position.

Minimum Qualifications
  • MS degree in Civil, Computer, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication skills

Successful candidates are expected to:

  • Teach undergraduate-level engineering courses such as Software Tools for Engineers, First Year Seminar for Engineers, Elementary Engineering Design, Engineering Drawing, Senior Engineering Design I and II, etc.,
  • supervise design projects and student competition teams,
  • manage and support the facilities of the PNW Design Studio,
  • interface with local and regional industries and stakeholders to solicit support for Senior Design projects and facilitate industry collaborations and interactions with faculty, student teams and the Design Studio.
Application Process

The search committee will begin reviewing applications for the position immediately and will continue to accept nominations and applications until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted electronically. 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. A complete application packet will include:

  • Cover letter,
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Statement of teaching,
  • Unofficial Transcript (official transcripts will be required upon employment), and
  • Contact information for 3 professional references

All inquiries, nominations, and applications will remain confidential; references will not be contacted without notice. Position inquiries and nominations must be emailed to PNW_Engineering@pnw.edu.


Visit our web site www.pnw.edu for additional information about the University. For information regarding our excellent benefits package, visit https://www.purdue.edu/hr/Benefits/. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check. Purdue University is equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Job Family

Learning Support

Job Sub Family


Employee Class

Continuing Lecturer

Career Stream

Professional 2

Benefits Eligibility


FLSA Status


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