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Indiana Unversity: Lecturer Position,

Indiana Unversity

Public Health-Bloomington

Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies (RPTS)

Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Position: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Non-tenure track, 10 month appointment)

Primary Responsibilities: Provide highest quality instruction in the undergraduate departmental core courses. Teach courses in the areas of Outdoor Recreation, Parks, and Human Ecology; Public, Nonprofit, and Community Recreation; Recreational Sport Management; Recreational Therapy; and Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management. Provide leadership in service learning offerings within the core courses as well as building relevant community and industry partnerships. Provide service to the department, institution, and profession. Create and maintain direct relationships with scholarly and professional institutions and organizations. Lead recruitment activities of undergraduate and graduate students as well as professionals who seek advanced education degree.

Qualifications: A Master’s degree is required, an earned doctorate is desired. Demonstrated record of teaching excellence, curriculum development, and student engagement required. Evidence of professional engagement and field based experience related to recreation, parks, tourism, or leisure behavior to human health and well-being.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Application Deadline: Open until filled; review of applications beginning February 24, 2017.

Applications should include: Letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a list of five references with names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers (three academic references and two professional references). Please include a statement of teaching background and teaching philosophy.

Application: Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Deanna Suter ( or via postal mail at Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies, ATTN: Deanna Suter c/o Search Committee, School of Public Health-Bloomington, Indiana University, 1025 East Seventh Street, SPH 133, Bloomington, IN 47405- 4801.

After the Search Committee completes its initial screening, applicants will be notified of the status of their application. If appropriate, the committee will request permission to proceed to the next stage. With applicant’s permission, references will be contacted after the screening.

The IU School of Public Health-Bloomington is Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited, and offers a collegial environment for collaborative research both within the School and across campus. The IU School of Public Health-Bloomington continues to expand its research portfolio that emphasizes its strengths in social and behavioral health, environmental health, recreation and parks, epidemiology and community-based research and practice.

Located on the Flagship Campus of the Indiana University System, IU School of Public Health- Bloomington has over 140 faculty across its six departments ( Indiana University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and boasts numerous resources available to IU School of Public Health-Bloomington faculty. The city of Bloomington offers the feel of a college town with the amenities of a large city. As Indiana University prepares for its Bicentennial in 2020 there has not been a more exciting time to join the faculty.

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, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.