Job Positions

NTTR Lecturer/Advisor

Categories: Mid South Region 3


Physics, Geology, & Engineering Technology


Northern Kentucky University

Date Posted:

Jan 19 2021 2:03PM

Close Date:

Feb15 2021

Position Description

The Department of Physics, Geology & Engineering seeks applications for a Non-Tenure Track Renewable Lecturer /Academic Advisor beginning Fall 2021.


Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations is required. In addition to advising, the individual hired will teach typically 1-2 courses per semester during the academic year, depending on advising loads. In addition, participation in orientation and recruiting events, advising luncheons, and Master Advisor training is required. This is an academic year appointment with some summer orientation duties covered by a separate stipend.

Application Process

Screening of applications will begin March 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, personal philosophy on diversity and inclusion, emphasizing why they are important in higher education, and the names, email, and phone numbers of three references. Application material should be submitted electronically at Questions regarding this position and search should be directed to the Chair of the search committee, Dr. Chari Ramkumar (

Institution Information

The department offers baccalaureate degrees in Physics, Engineering Physics, Geology, and three specialties in Engineering Technology as well as pre-engineering transfer programs. The faculty of the department includes 12 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 14 full-time lecturers and a number of part-time faculty. More information about the department can be found in the web page,

Additional Information

Northern Kentucky University (NKU) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Contact Information

Chair of the search committee, Dr. Chari Ramkumar (


Required Qualifications

A Master’s Degree in any of the disciplines related to the department programs (Physics, Astronomy, Geology or Engineering Technology) is required; some teaching experience at the college level is required. Applicants must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint and Excel. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations is required

Preferred Qualifications

Prior advising experience is preferred; Familiarity with SAP (NKU’s information system) and/or EAB-Student Success Collaborative is desirable.