Department of History, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
Purdue University Northwest
The Department of History, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at
Purdue University Northwest (Hammond and Westville, Indiana)
anticipates hiring a full-time, non-tenure track Continuing
Lecturer to teach introductory economics courses (such as a Survey
of Economics, Principles of Economics, Microeconomics, and
Macroeconomics) and other upper-level undergraduate economics
courses as needed.
Candidates must have completed an M.A. or Ph.D. in Economics plus
have a minimum of two years’ experience teaching economics at the
college level. Candidates with health and/or regional economics
background will be preferred.
Start date: Fall 2024. Responsibilities include teaching five
classes per semester. Salary is competitive with similar positions
at other regional institutions and includes benefits. Renewal of
the position is possible and contingent on enrollment and
successful performance reviews.
Applications must include a teaching-oriented application letter;
CV, which includes the names and contact information for 3
references; and syllabi and teaching evaluations from 2 recently
taught courses/sections. References may be contacted after
applications are reviewed and invited to submit a letter in support
of the candidate. Applications will be reviewed beginning December
1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.
Purdue University Northwest is committed to free and open inquiry
in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover
letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values
free inquiry and academic freedom.
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.
If you have questions, please contact Michael Lynn, Interim
Department Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org
Purdue University Northwest (PNW), a premier metropolitan
university located in Northwest Indiana, is dedicated to empowering
transformational change in its students on its two campuses in
Hammond and Westville, Indiana. Part of the Purdue University
system and offering more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree
programs, PNW is committed to academic excellence, supports growth,
and celebrates diversity. PNW’s colleges, schools and centers are
distinguished through prestigious accreditations, national
recognitions, and competitive rankings.
PNW’s Hammond campus is located only 30 miles from Chicago with the
Westville branch campus just 15 miles from the Indiana Dunes
National Park. Fostering a university community full of
contrasts—urban and rural, industrial and natural, with a
well-established history and forward-thinking mindset—PNW’s two
campuses serve its students, many of whom are the first in their
families to attend college to make the most of this rich range of
resources. Moreover, PNW has been designated as a Hispanic-serving
public institution dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning
and committed to the advancement of a diverse and under-served
Purdue University Northwest is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals,
including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and
veterans are encouraged to apply.