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Lecturer of Economics

Purdue University Northwest
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 4, 2023

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Continuing Lecturer

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 .

University Profile

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 student population.

Purdue University Northwest is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Purdue University Northwest

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university located in Northwest Indiana that is dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community.

PNW sits between Chicago’s skyscrapers and Lake Michigan’s sandy shores. Diverse, hardworking, and innovative, we’re where academic excellence meets real-world experience. At PNW, students from next door and students from halfway across the world come together to learn, grow, and connect.

At Purdue University Northwest, we go beyond the classroom, walking the extra mile with students to empower confidence and encourage real-world experiences. We push beyond the boundaries of innovation to drive engagement and make an impact in Northwest Indiana and the world at large.

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