Lecturer - SAAD

Job Summary

Purdue University, Polytechnic Institute in West Lafayette, Indiana, is accepting applications for a full-time continuing lecturer beginning in Fall 2022. This faculty appointment is in the department of Computer and Information Technology.

Essential job duties include the following: (1) Develop and teach undergraduate courses in systems analysis and design using contemporary modeling languages (UML a must) and systems development methodologies (both Agile and traditional), project management (PMBOK based), and other related areas; (2) serve on curriculum committees; (3) perform customary faculty assignments and student mentoring; and (4) demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and transformational education. 


M.S. or M.A. in computer and information technology (CIT) or other closely related field is required. Purdue Polytechnic Institute is a college within Purdue University. Additional information about the department can be found at http:/www.polytechnic.purdue.edu/CIT/.

College and Department

Purdue University is a leading land-grant university dedicated to learning, discovery, and engagement.  Purdue’s strategic plan is focused on enhancing student success with careers in a dynamic global society, enhancing interdisciplinary discovery and discoveries into innovations with economic impact, and utilizing the assets of the institution to address grand challenges of humanity.

The Computer and Information Technology department is home to 900+ degree seeking students, five undergraduate majors, including systems analysis and design, network engineering, cybersecurity, data analytics, and software development, all leading to a B.S. degree.  Students may also pursue M.S.’ M.S. online and Ph.D. degrees.  The CIT department is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. Successful candidates in non-tenure track appointments are expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching and industry engagement.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with the education, experience, and qualifications of the candidate.  Benefits will include comprehensive health and retirement plans.

Application Process

All candidates must apply via the SuccessFactors application: 


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications must include 1) Cover letter 2) Resume 3) Complete contact information of three references 4) Teaching statement.  Include detail of academic teaching, curriculum development, and student mentoring.  Optionally, applicants may include copies of relevant publications.   

A background check is required for employment in these positions.


Candidates must have the ability to work in the USA without immigration sponsorship from Purdue University.

Diversity and Inclusion

Purdue University's Department of Computer and Information Technology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Affirmative Action

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.