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Kelley School of Business Indianapolis - Indiana University

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Indiana University
Kelley School of Business Indianapolis
Faculty Position in Business Communication (Lecturer Rank)

Indiana University Kelley School of Business Indianapolis invites applications for a Lecturer position in business communication with a start date no later than August 1, 2019. 

The faculty member will have an emphasis in teaching and coordinating our Business Learning Communities. Business Learning Communities are a one-credit hour first-year seminar course designed to assist students to be successful at the university and to develop skills and competencies that will enable them to perform well in courses offered by the Kelley School of Business. This course also includes a service learning component. Experience working with not-for-profits or volunteer related organizations is a plus. For more information about the IUPUI campus and first-years seminars, visit https://experience.iupui.edu/first-year-seminars/index.html. The faculty member will also be expected to teach in one or more of the following areas; Business Communications, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Operations, Management, Human Resources, Computers in Business, or International Business. Teaching is primarily in the undergraduate program (http://kelley.iupui.edu/undergrad/). Candidates must have a Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Business (or related discipline), Higher Education, or a related field. The ideal candidate should have experience teaching undergraduate business students and/or business professionals. Strong communication skills are required. Lecturers teach at the undergraduate and graduate level and maintain Instructional Practitioner or Scholarly Practitioner AACSB qualifications. Lecturers have access to an account that helps pay for conference travel and other development-related expenses.

Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business has over 11,000 students, 110,000 living alumni, and 300 full time faculty. The Kelley School of Business provides programs in two locations: Bloomington and Indianapolis. 

The Indianapolis program is located on the campus of Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). IUPUI is Indiana’s premier urban research university and a core campus of Indiana University. It is a highly regarded and successful 50 year old joint venture between Indiana University and Purdue University. It enrolls approximately 30,000 students, representing all 50 states and 142 foreign countries and has more than 2,500 faculty. It set a record for fundraising at a public university in Indiana in 2013 by raising over $1.39 billion. IUPUI consists of seventeen degree granting schools, including the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University’s Schools of Public and Environmental Affairs, McKinney School of Law, Liberal Arts, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Informatics, Medicine, Dentistry, Fairbanks School of Public Health, and Nursing and Purdue’s Schools of Engineering and Technology, and Science. 

The Kelley School of Business Indianapolis has approximately 1,800 students (1,200 undergraduate and 600 graduate) and approximately 60 full-time faculty. The Kelley School has a broad and excellent repertoire of in-residence (part-time in Indianapolis and full-time in Bloomington), online (Kelley Direct) and executive MBA programs. In 2013, the Kelley School welcomed an inaugural class into its newly launched Business of Medicine MBA program for practicing physicians. The Kelley School has consistently been ranked among the top 20 MBA programs in the world. Information regarding the Indianapolis programs can be found at: http://kelley.iupui.edu/. The multi-disciplinary faculty are both very collegial and very productive.

As an institution located in a vibrant city atmosphere, the school provides excellent opportunities for a career and high quality of life. Indianapolis is the sixteenth largest city in the United States and the 34th largest metropolitan area in the United States, with a population of over two million. It is the home of the Indiana state government, is considered to be one of America's most livable urban centers, and is a burgeoning center for R&D. The campus’ location is within blocks of what Forbes and Livability.com rank as one of the best downtowns in the United States and a major healthcare campus, which facilitates the advancement of research and teaching while presenting unique opportunities for internships, partnerships, and community engagement. Indianapolis boasts five professional sports teams, world-class museums including the world’s largest children’s museum, numerous companies and company headquarters including Eli Lilly and Company, Finish Line, Roche Diagnostics, and Rolls-Royce to name a few, and a rich cultural heritage.

The Search Committee is chaired by Senior Lecturer Melissa Nemeth. The committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Application Process

Qualified applicants should electronically submit their cover letter of application, a curriculum vita, evidence of teaching ability, statement of philosophy of teaching, and three references. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/7086 

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Lorna Griffin