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Faculty Positions in Pharmacology ~ Show Information

Faculty Positions in Pharmacology
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

The Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is seeking collegial, dynamic applicants with strong teaching and research interests for two 12-month, tenure-track faculty positions in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.  Appointments may be made at the assistant or associate professor level as appropriate for experience.

Applicants must possess a Ph. D. degree, have post-doctoral research experience, and be currently engaged in research in any area of pharmacology. Research approaches using modern methods of genomics, bioinformatics, systems biology, biochemistry, and molecular biology are desirable. Ideal candidates would also have teaching experience, and be able to participate in teaching including one or more of the following areas: neuropharmacology, endocrinology, cardiovascular pharmacology, immunology and inflammation, or drug design and development.  Applicants must have a strong desire to teach in professional and graduate programs, conduct bench research mentoring pharmacy and graduate students in their lab, and be willing to collaborate with other faculty throughout the institution.  The individuals selected for these positions would be provided with startup funds, expected to establish their own independent research program, seek extramural funding to support it, and team-teach courses in the pharmacy and graduate programs.

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, founded in 1904, offers programs leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy, Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, and Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences. A vibrant university, Butler is committed to providing personalized liberal and professional education to 4,300 undergraduate and 500 graduate students in its six colleges (Business, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Communication, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Education, and the Arts). Butler is located just five miles from downtown Indianapolis,
which is both a cultural center and life sciences hub. General information about the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Butler University is available at:

Formal review of applicants will begin February 1, 2015 and will continue until the positions are filled, with a preferred start date of summer 2015.  Candidates are invited to submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae; e-mail and phone contact information for at least three references; statement of teaching philosophy; and a five-year research plan in PDF format to Lynn Poore, Coordinator of the Search Committee, at Applications can be addressed to Alex Erkine, Ph.D., Chair of the Search Committee.

Asst/Assoc Professor, Dept of Health Sciences, PA Program ~ Show Information

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR in the Department of Health Sciences, Physician Assistant Program
Butler University
Indianapolis, Indiana
Butler University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, didactic, non-tenure-track, assistant professor of health sciences position in the physician assistant program. Responsibilities may include classroom and lab instruction, small group case-based discussion, course management, student advisement and mentoring, program and college committee service, community service, and scholarship. Candidates must:
• Be a PA-C, an MD or a DO;
• Have a minimum of three years of clinical practice experience; and
• Be eligible to obtain a valid Indiana license to practice
A master level credential is preferred for PA-Cs but candidates willing to earn a master level credential if offered employment will be considered. MDs or DOs must be board-certified. Prior teaching (didactic or clinical) and/or research experience is preferred, as is demonstrated success in working with diverse populations of patients/students.

Additional information about Butler University may be found at Butler University is a comprehensive, liberal arts-based institution with approximately 4400 students, located in a residential area of Indianapolis.

Those interested in applying should submit a formal letter of application, curriculum vita, copies of professional transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three references to: Prof. Jennifer Zorn, MS, PA-C at

Within the letter of application, the candidate must document compliance with all position requirements noted above and the degree to which they believe they possess the preferred qualities. The requested information must be submitted as a single, PDF document and sent as an e-mail attachment with "Last Name Faculty Search 2014" in the subject line.  Review of applications will begin immediately for the position to be filled as early as January 2015.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice-INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY ~ Show Information

Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Butler University is seeking qualified applicants for a shared, full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure-track clinical faculty position in Critical Care based at St. Vincent.  Primary responsibilities include teaching Doctor of Pharmacy students both in the didactic and experiential components of the curriculum, while providing clinical pharmacy services in a private hospital setting in Indianapolis. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, mentoring post-graduate year one (PGY-1) and post-graduate year two (PGY-2) pharmacy residents and teaching physician assistant students affiliated with Butler University.

Qualified candidates must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited institution and be eligible for licensure in the state of Indiana. In addition, candidates must have completed a PGY-1 residency and either a PGY-2 residency or fellowship (or have equivalent experience).

Applicants for the position should submit:
•    Letter of interest
•    Curriculum vitae
•    Statement of teaching philosophy
•    Three (3) professional letters of references to

Jane Gervasio, Pharm.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Butler University
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46208


Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff.  In addition, hiring and other employment-related decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance and other employment-related criteria.  It is the policy of the university to provide equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin or any other legally protected category.