The Department of History, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics is
seeking applications for Limited Term Lecturers (LTLs) in Political
Science. LTL positions are temporary, non-benefits eligible,
part-time positions hired each semester on an as-needed
The Primary Responsibilities
of successful candidates will
Education, Experience, Training and/or Certifications
- Teach on campus and/or online courses in introductory Political
- Follow the syllabus and curricula provided.
- Maintain office hours and provide feedback to students in a
- Maintain FERPA certification
- Assist with program-related duties and administrative tasks,
orientation, proctoring, student evaluations, curriculum and
- Understand and adhere to University policies and
- Have competency in effective and appropriate online
(synchronous and asynchronous) delivery and in-person
- Master’s degree in Political Science or a related field
(minimum 18 hours of graduate work in Political Science)
- Strong interpersonal, presentation, and written and verbal
- Demonstrated experience teaching at the college level or
relevant professional experience
- Demonstrated ability to communicate both orally and in writing
The College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences serves
over 1,400 undergraduate students and 170 graduate students across
a wide range of programs. The College also houses the Community
Counseling Center that provides quality affordable mental health
services and the Institute for Social and Policy Research, which
uses social science and policy analysis methods to find solutions
to educational, social, and health-related challenges facing the
citizens of Northwest Indiana and the Chicago metropolitan region.
The college is also home to the Willie T. Donald Exoneration
Advisory Coalition to support those who have been wrongfully
convicted in the state of Indiana.
How to Apply
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue
until the position is filled. To apply, applicants should submit
1) a cover letter specifically addressing required experience
2) a curriculum vitae
3) list of three professional references.
A background check will be required for employment in this
position. We are looking to fill positions as early as January 2023
but will keep qualified candidates in our pool for future
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.
Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative
action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.
All individuals, including minorities, woman, individuals with
disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.