Available Academic Positions

Information about academic positions at Indiana University Bloomington is found below in the Bulletin for Academic Appointees.

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Bulletin for Academic Appointees

  • Department: KELLEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS - Finance Department
    Position: ASSISTANT / ASSOCIATE / FULL PROFESSOR
    Rank Code: FT3 / FT2 / FT1

    The Finance Department in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University – Bloomington invites applicants for tenure-track appointments at the assistant, associate, or full levels.  A doctoral degree (or near completion) and a strong commitment to both research and teaching are required of applicants for the position of Assistant Professor. An established research and teaching record is required of those applying for more senior positions. Interested applicants should review position requirements and apply at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/889.   Those desiring further information on these positions may contact: Professor Sreenivas Kamma, Chairperson, Finance Department, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 1309 East Tenth Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-1701; 812-855-9404; kamma@indiana.edu.  Applications received by November 20, 2014 will be assured of consideration, but will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled.  Positions available: August 2015. The University is committed to excellence through diversity and actively encourages applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.  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.  

  • Department: DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
    Position: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
    Rank Code: FT3

    The Department of History at Indiana University in Bloomington is searching for a tenure-track assistant professor in Roman History.  Applications are welcome from those working in all periods from the Republic to the late Empire.  Applicants should hold the PhD or anticipate its completion by the time of appointment and must demonstrate an active and creative research program.  Teaching duties will include undergraduate surveys of ancient history and upper level lecture and seminar courses as well as graduate training in Roman history.  We are looking for dynamic candidates interested in contributing to and taking advantage of our related units, including the Department of Classical Studies and the Program in Ancient Studies.  Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/899.  Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to the Department of History at histchr@indiana.edu, 812-855-3236 or by sending mail to: Indiana University, Department of History, Ballantine Hall 742, 1020 E. Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47404-7103.  Applications received by October 5, 2014 will receive full consideration.  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.  Indiana University has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas, and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

  • Department: JACOBS SCHOOL OF MUSIC
    Position: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
    Rank Code: FT3

    The Jacobs School of Music seeks candidates for a tenure-track position in music theory. The music theory department is committed both to excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching and to promoting scholarship in new and existing areas in the discipline. Responsibilities will include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in music theory; maintaining an active program of research and scholarly publication; and participating on departmental committees, doctoral advisory committees, and in other departmental activities, as well as service on Jacobs School of Music committees.  Qualifications: A completed Ph.D. degree in music theory is required at the time of application. Candidates should have an active program of research and a commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching in a conservatory/school of music environment. Salary and Rank:  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Rank is Assistant Professor.  Application:  http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/904.  Special Instructions: A complete application consists of a letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and information about three professional references. You will be asked to provide the name, title, e-mail address, and other information for each of your reference providers. An e-mail message with instructions about uploading letters of reference will be sent automatically to each of your reference providers immediately after you submit your completed application. Please do not send publications or other materials until requested to do so. If you need help completing your application, please contact Bettina K. Poulsen, 812-855-5541, bpoulsen@indiana.edu. 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.   For Best Consideration: August 18, 2014.  Expected Start Date:  August 1, 2015. 

  • Department: SCHOOL OF EDUCATION - Research Methodology
    Position: ADJUNCT FACULTY
    Rank Code: FA5

    Searching for a part-time adjunct faculty to teach a doctoral level course on the range of Methodological Approaches used in the Social Sciences (and more specifically in Educational Research). Topics and controversies to be addressed in this course are: The Nature of Research;  History, Philosophy & Assumptions; Objectivity – Subjectivity; Validity of Research Claims; Ethics – Researcher’ s Role and Responsibility; Research Purposes & Questions; Literature Review; The Nature of Inferences & Causality – Explanation & Interpretation; Methods of Data Collection and Sampling (for both qualitative and quantitative data); Analyzing and Interpreting Data (both qualitative and quantitative); Designing Research Studies (Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs, Survey and Correlational Research, Ethnography, Case Study, Others).  This course is offered regularly and there may be opportunities to teach it in the future. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Educational Research or related social sciences. Start Date: August 25, 2014. Application: E-mail a cover letter, resume, graduate transcript and contact information for three references to Charlene Conner, Department Manager, connerc@indiana.edu. 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. 

  • Department: INDIANA UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM
    Position: ACADEMIC SPECIALIST
    Rank Code: UAS

    Title: Andrew W. Mellon and Anthony J. Moravec Senior Academic Officer; Rank: Academic Specialist; Salary Range: $50,000-$58,000; Location: Bloomington, IN; Employer: Indiana University Art Museum; Type: Full-Time.  The Indiana University Art Museum in Bloomington seeks an innovative, experienced, and dynamic educator with a broad background in the humanities and history of art to join its education department. This endowed position, originally funded with a pilot grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will focus exclusively on university-level academic experiences centered on teaching with the IU Art Museum’s outstanding collection of world art. This full-time, 12-month-a-year appointment supports an essential component of the museum’s mission—to utilize the museum’s galleries as a laboratory for academic interdisciplinary and multicultural purposes. Working under the supervision of the curator of education, and with a collection of over 40,000 works of art, the academic officer will oversee the museum’s existing college tour program, consisting of over 500 curriculum-structured gallery programs annually.  The senior academic officer will identify, develop, test, and refine new gallery-based programming, particularly coordinating an established team-taught course: Artists’ Materials and Techniques, and initiating collaborative teaching opportunities with faculty from across campus. For the curriculum-structured gallery programs, he/she will work with the museum’s curator of education and collections curators to select and research objects; conduct in-class presentations; train tour guides; and evaluate and refine programs as necessary.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated a substantial commitment to object based learning, museums and museum education. The chosen candidate will have sufficient experience in teaching college students, developing educational materials, and creating web resources. He/she will represent the museum, establishing and maintaining professional affiliations across campus and nationwide.  Qualifications: Ph.D. in History of Art or related field preferred. Broad general background in arts and humanities required, with significant experience teaching with works of art in the original. Excellent skills in communication, collaborative teaching, research and writing; knowledge of higher education infrastructure also highly desired.  To Apply: Applications received before August 30, 2014 will be assured of consideration. Please send hard copy of cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three professional references to:  Edward Maxedon, Chairperson, Mellon Search Committee, Indiana University Art Museum, 1133 Seventh Street, Bloomington, IN 47405.  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.

  • Department: SCHOOL OF OPTOMETRY
    Position: ACADEMIC SPECIALIST
    Rank Code: UAS

    The Indiana University School of Optometry (IUSO) seeks to appoint a non-tenure track faculty member at the rank of Academic Specialist to manage the development, implementation and maintenance of the school curriculum.  The individual selected for this position will possess a Master’s Degree or PhD in Education, or a related field, and have a minimum of five years of experience in curricular development with strong quantitative and qualitative analytic skills.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience in medically-related education.  Responsibilities include using the best practices and literature to advise faculty on the creation of learning experiences and courses; developing and using instructional methods and materials with the goal of optimizing student learning outcomes; and gauging performance against the National Board of Examiners in Optometry national test results.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. IUSO, founded in 1951, has very active research and graduate programs with numerous collaborations with other disciplines within the university.  The School has several major teaching clinics as well as outreach affiliations.  IUSO offers Doctor of Optometry (O.D.), Vision Science Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), and a two-semester certificate and a four-semester Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in Optometric Technology/Opticianry.  More information on the School and University is available at www.opt.indiana.edu.  Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, and contact information for three references who can provide letters of recommendation through our online application system: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/894.  Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Dr. Clifford Brooks at brooks@indiana.edu, or sent to: Indiana University School of Optometry, Attn: OAA# 21407-02, c/o Dr. Clifford Brooks, 800 E. Atwater Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405.  Review of candidates will begin immediately and will proceed 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, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.   The University is committed to excellence through diversity and actively encourages applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

  • Department: STUDENT ACADEMIC CENTER
    Position: ACADEMIC SPECIALIST
    Rank Code: UAS

    The Basic Skills Coordinator coordinates linked and other courses and services with the Student Academic Center at Indiana University Bloomington for undergraduate students.  Major Responsibilities and Duties:  Create and implement curricula, hire and supervise instructors of credit courses; collect and monitor data to evaluate the success rates of students; coordinate a teaching staff of 15-20 graduate instructors and undergraduates and develop a staff training program. The Basic Skills Coordinator also serves as a liaison between many units on campus, particularly between SAC, University Division and Recorder’s Office, parents, and faculty in various degree granting units.  Qualifications:  The applicant must have a Master’s Degree and 3-5 years’ experience with college undergraduate teaching or administrative experience; program/curriculum development of college or secondary level courses; 1 year supervisory experience.  Excellent listening, communication, and organizational skills, patience, a polite demeanor, and the ability to work well in a team setting.  Proficiency working with PC’s using Windows and with various application software is very helpful.  Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at:  https://Indiana.peopleadmin.com.  Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Anita Harden, Human Resources Manager, 750 E. Kirkwood Ave., Indiana University, Maxwell Hall 220B, Bloomington, IN  47405, or email to vpuejobs@indiana.edu. Applications received by August 5, 2014 will be given full consideration, or until a suitable candidate is found.  The institution is particularly interested in and values candidates who have experience working with faculty and students from diverse backgrounds, along with a demonstrated commitment to improving access and the conditions in higher education for persons from less represented populations.  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.   Additional Information:  Student Academic Center is a unit within the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University. 

  • Department: DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY
    Position: ACADEMIC SPECIALIST
    Rank Code: UAS

    The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, Department of Kinesiology has an opening for an Academic Specialist position, 10 month position, beginning fall 2014, that is in collaboration with the Indiana University Army ROTC Tactical Strength and Conditioning Program. The Tactical Strength and Conditioning Coordinator will:  a) facilitate assessment protocol, b) program and implement physical training, c) monitor objective performance-based metrics via statistical analysis, and d) teach courses in the Department of Kinesiology.  He/she should be familiar with exercise programming and design, body composition evaluation, movement screening, computerized program development, and possess University teaching experience. Responsibilities include: Teach strength training exercises, techniques, and progressions; Design and implement total training program for cadets of various ability groups; Teach Plyometric techniques and progressions; Oversee need specific conditioning activities for cadets; Advise cadets about basic nutrition for tactical performance, proper use of ergogenic aids in training and performance, and healthy life styles for tactical performance; Organize team training sessions to ensure proper training and safety of cadets; Maintain training equipment, insuring proper function, and safety; Teach related course content in Department of Kinesiology; Maintain relationship with Athletic Training Staff; and Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Minimum of a Master’s degree and two years Strength & Conditioning coaching experience. Preferred Education and Experience: Doctoral Degree in exercise science and three years Strength & Conditioning coaching experience. Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills: Teaching progressions, plyometrics, Olympic weight lifting, agility, conditioning, functional movement screening, and ability to operate in a highly structured militarized setting. Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills: 
Advanced program design, specialty training equipment, and girevoy (kettlebell) sport. Other Factors: Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with multiple departments, IU Athletics, and other community partners. Occasional travel is required. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com. Questions regarding the position can be directed to: Dr. Michael Willett at mwillett@indiana.edu. Questions regarding the application process can be directed to: Kristi Wasson at ktanksle@indiana.edu or submitted via postal mail at Academic Specialist – Army ROTC Search and Screen Committee, c/o Dr. Michael Willett, School of Public Health-Bloomington, Indiana University,1025 East 7th St., SPH 296, Bloomington, IN 47405-4801. Review of applications will begin July 16, 2014 and continue until position is filled. Application should include a letter of application summarizing qualifications as described above, curriculum vita, and contact information of three references.  Indiana University is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity.  (Second listing.)

  • Department: DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS - High Energy Neutrino Physics
    Position: POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW
    Rank Code: RSP

    The High Energy Neutrino and Particle Astrophysics group at Indiana University is seeking applicants for a post-doctoral position.  Our group plays a leading role within both the NOvA and LBNE experiments, and is engaged in generic R&D efforts on large liquid argon time projection chambers for use by future experiments such as LBNE.  The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to these efforts.  The position is available for a near term start date. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in physics. We will review applications beginning August 1 and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The appointment will initially be for one year, with the possibility of extension for up to an additional two years. Applications, including a curriculum vita and three letters of reference, should be submitted through the application portal located at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/902. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Professor Jim Musser, Indiana University Physics, 727 E. 3rd St., Swain West 117, Bloomington, IN 47405; 812-855-1247 or jmusser@indiana.edu.  For more information about the group please see http://physics.indiana.edu/~heap. Indiana University is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer, and encourages applications from women and members of minority groups.  (Second listing.)