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Part-time Instructor of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science at Indiana University Northwest seeks to establish a pool of qualified applicants for future (we often have unexpected openings), part-time appointments as instructors of Mathematics. Teach one to two sections of Mathematics as needed by the department. Hold office hours and assist students as needed.

DETAILS

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • As needed, on a per semester basis, hold classes as scheduled, teach our (traditional and non-traditional) students various mathematics courses.
  • Utilize a variety of teaching strategies and present teaching materials in an understandable and effective manner, using related testing measurements that accurately reflect the stated course objectives.
  • Demonstrate fair and consistent behavior in all matters, and showing compassion without being ineffectual.
  • For each course taught, allot a minimum of one hour per week to provide student assistance and advice in the applicable academic subject area.
  • Participate in orientation sessions conducted just before every Fall semester, as applicable.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date student records pertaining to assignments, tests, and grades.
  • Administrative responsibilities include writing syllabi, grading course work, submitting final grades.
  • Maintain effective collegial communication, professional interaction, and functional relations within the Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science.
  • Abide by and ensure compliance with all departmental and University policies and procedures.
  • Develop and complete projects without continued direct supervision.

Additional information about Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science is available at: http://www.iun.edu/math/.

POSITION SCHEDULED:  As needed, on a per-course, per-semester basis.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters degree in Mathematics from an accredited institution (preferred) OR Master's degree in a closely related field (Mathematics classes above Calculus required).
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively teach college-level Mathematics courses.
  • Computer skill proficiency using web-based programs.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population and adapt to change.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

To apply, send  

  1. cover letter,
  2. resume,
  3. unofficial college transcript(s),
  4. list of all upper-level  mathematics courses taken with their short descriptions, and a
  5. list of three professional references (including their title, address, daytime phone, and current email address).

to the chair of the Department of Mathematics:

Dr. Iztok Hozo,
Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science
Indiana University Northwest
3400 Broadway
Gary, IN 46408
or e-mail your application to: ihozo@iun.edu.

Applications materials will be kept on file in case of future openings.  
**NOTE:**If you are sending your materials via e-mail, please convert all your files into one PDF document and attach it to your e-mail message when applying.

One of eight campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The campus has a diverse student population of 6,000 students and offers Associate, Baccalaureate and Master degrees in a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in arts and sciences, business and economics, education, nursing and health professions; public and environmental affairs and social work.

IU Northwest is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer with a commitment to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff by expanding employment opportunities for minorities, women and persons with disabilities.

Part-Time Pharmacy Technician Training Instructor

Indiana University Northwest seeks qualified candidates for a part-time Pharmacy Technician Training instructor in our Adult Education non-credit program. The instructor's responsibilities will include the following: prepare the curriculum and class lessons; present the information to the class through a variety of teaching methods; ensure that the students understand the material; prepare and administer tests and quizzes; evaluate and grade students' work; address; answer all students' questions in a professional manner; teach the students what is expected of them when they are on the job; and be responsive to students' questions and concerns both inside and outside the classroom. We are looking for an instructor who is enthusiastic about passing along their knowledge and experience to a new generation of Pharmacy Technicians and who is eager to share their skills to help students become successful in the field.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Must be either a Certified Pharmacy Technician or licensed as a Registered Pharmacist.
  • Minimum of four (4) years full-time work experience in a pharmacy practice within the last five years.
  • Possess excellent communication skills (verbal, written and listening).
  • Prior teaching experience is preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare class syllabus, outline and lesson plans as required. Maintain and ensure consistency between the course curriculum and the lesson plans.
  • Instruct and evaluate students in Pharmacy Technician training using the approved books and teaching materials.
  • Incorporate experiential learning and real-world case studies relevant to the Pharmacy Technician field.
  • Effectively use technology, A/V and media in classes.
  • Prepare and administer examinations, quizzes, and other evaluation methods needed to fulfill objectives of program.
  • Maintain accurate records of attendance, grades, and progress of students. Ensure that lessons prepare the students for licensing and certification testing.
  • Adjust instruction methods to accommodate student needs if current approach to teaching is not working effectively for the majority of the class.
  • Tutor and provide additional help to students when needed.
  • Maintain discipline, enforce school rules and regulations, and preserve an effective and professional learning environment.

Course Content:
The instructor should have working knowledge of the various duties required of the Pharmacy Technician and how the role assists a pharmacist in the technical functions associated with the practice of pharmacy. The course content shall include the following:

  • understanding the duties and responsibilities of the technician and the pharmacist, including the standards of patient confidentiality and ethics governing pharmacy practice;
  • tasks and technical skills, policies, and procedures related to the technician's position;
  • working knowledge of the pharmaceutical-medical terminology, abbreviations, and symbols commonly used in prescriptions and drug orders;
  • working knowledge of the general storage, packaging, processing and labeling requirements of drugs, prescriptions, or drug orders;
  • similarities and differences between retail and hospital pharmacy;
  • ability to perform the arithmetic calculations required for the usual dosage determinations and mathematical computations as they apply to pharmacy;
  • working knowledge and understanding of the essential functions related to drug purchasing and inventory control;
  • the record keeping functions associated with prescriptions and drug orders;
  • the method of processing payments and insurance claims,
  • the system for completing and submitting regulatory paperwork; and
  • other skills necessary to provide general assistance in the pharmacy

This will be a part-time hourly position, and the duration of the course will be a minimum of 60 hours. Classes will be held on the campus of IU Northwest and will meet two evenings per week for a minimum of twelve (12) weeks. The approximate start date is April 1, 2017.

To apply, a cover letter and resume are required. Contact information for three professional references should be included in the submission documents. Applications can be emailed to eszarlet@iun.edu or mailed to: Ellen Szarleta, Center for Urban and Regional Excellence, Indiana University Northwest, 3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408.

Application Information

Postal Address:
Ellen Szarleta
Indiana University Northwest
Center for Urban and Regional Excellence
3400 Broadway
Gary, IN 46408
Email Address:eszarlet@iun.edu

"One of eight campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The campus leads the region as the premier, urban campus dedicated to serving the needs of more than 5,500 students offering primarily bachelor's and master's degrees. IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence and positions its students to be leaders with more than 70 undergraduate, graduate, and pre-professional degree options available from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest, which actively involves students in research and local healthcare needs through its four-year medical doctorate program. IU Northwest emphasizes high-quality teaching, faculty, and student research and engagement on campus and in the community. As one of Northwest Indiana's anchors, community-based engagement is an IU Northwest strategic priority."

IU Northwest is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer with a commitment to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff by expanding employment opportunities for minorities, women and persons with disabilities.

Part-time Adjunct Lecturers -  French and Spanish

Indiana University Northwest (IU Northwest) is a regional campus in the Indiana University system. Located in Northwest Indiana, IU Northwest is within easy driving distance of Chicago (35 miles). The Department of Modern Languages aims to equip students with foreign language skills and a positive cultural understanding in order to prepare them for graduate studies, employment, and effective participation in our culturally diverse society.The Modern Languages Department at Indiana University Northwest is hiring part-time adjunct lecturers of French and Spanish.

 Qualifications/Duties include:

- Master’s degree in French/Spanish or related field is required.  

- Teaching elementary and intermediate French/Spanish courses up to nine credit hours per semester.

- Candidates who can teach both languages preferred.   

To apply, please submit a letter of application, a resume, two letters of recommendation (with original signatures), and a copy of the Master’s Degree transcript. Direct any questions to emendiet@iun.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately. For more information about IU Northwest: http://www.iun.indiana.edu

Application Information:

Professor Eva Mendieta

Modern Languages  Department, Indiana University Northwest

3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408

emendiet@iun.edu

"One of eight campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The campus leads the region as the premier, urban campus dedicated to serving the needs of more than 5,500 students offering primarily bachelor's and master's degrees. IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence and positions its students to be leaders with more than 70 undergraduate, graduate, and pre-professional degree options available from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest, which actively involves students in research and local healthcare needs through its four-year medical doctorate program. IU Northwest emphasizes high-quality teaching, faculty, and student research and engagement on campus and in the community. As one of Northwest Indiana's anchors, community-based engagement is an IU Northwest strategic priority."

IU Northwest is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer with a commitment to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff by expanding employment opportunities for minorities, women and persons with disabilities.

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