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Instructor in Sociology (non-tenure track) ~ Show Information

Instructor in Sociology (non-tenure track)
Butler University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Butler University invites applications for an instructor in Sociology, beginning fall 2014. This is a shared position with Butler's core curriculum and includes the expectation that at least 50% of the courses taught each year will be in the core.  The position is non-tenure track with an initial one-year contract and the possibility of continuing appointment.
The teaching load is 4/4. The successful candidate will teach two courses in Butler's First Year Seminar (FYS) program each semester.  The goal in FYS is the development of students' writing, reading, research, and oral communication skills.  Instructors have the opportunity to teach these skills through   seminar topics consistent with their own interests and expertise. The teaching load will also include introductory sociology and upper-level sociology courses.  Preferred areas include medical sociology, social policy, and criminology.  Other substantive areas will be considered.
The ideal candidate will have excellent teaching skills, the ability to engage students both inside and outside the classroom, and demonstrated success and commitment to the teaching of writing.  A PhD in Sociology or late ABD status is preferred. 
To apply, please send a letter of application, current curriculum vita, (unofficial) transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching excellence electronically to Kate Novak, search chair at        kbnovak@butler.edu. Review of applications will begin February 21 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor of Early America (Tenure-Track Position) ~ Show Information

Assistant Professor of Early America (Tenure-Track Position)
Department of History and Anthropology, Butler University

The Department of History and Anthropology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Butler University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Early America through 1877 to begin Fall 2014. Successful candidates will teach a mix of introductory and upper-division topics courses. Specialty open with a preference for broadly trained social, cultural, or political historians. Candidates with teaching or research interests in comparative colonialisms, the history of science, public history or museum studies are especially welcome.

We seek outstanding teacher-scholars, who are committed to innovative pedagogy and curriculum development, who are active researchers, and who enjoy mentoring students. Candidates should be enthusiastic about contributing to an interdisciplinary core curriculum in the liberal arts. The Department welcomes efforts to integrate historical and anthropological approaches and/or insights into courses. 

Butler University was founded in 1855 by abolitionists who sought to educate persons from a diverse background, black and white, male and female. Continuing in this tradition we seek candidates who are adept and comfortable working with a diverse student, faculty, and staff population to help advance the University Mission of educational and personal excellence.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, copies of graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including sample course syllabi and recent course evaluations), a sample of published work or other scholarly research in progress, and three letters of reference. Letters of reference should be sent under a separate cover. Complete application packets should be emailed to Vivian Deno, Chair, Early America Search at earlyamericanhistory@butler.edu with the subject line "U.S. search." Review of applications will begin November 8, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body, faculty and staff.  In addition, hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance and other employment-related criteria.  Butler University provides 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.

 

 

 

 

 

Posted 09/19/13

Instructor in Modern Languages (non-tenure track) (1) ~ Show Information

Instructor in Modern Languages (non-tenure track)
Butler University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Butler University invites applications for an instructor in Modern Languages (specialty area open to Chinese, French, German, or Spanish) beginning fall 2014. This is a shared position with Butler's core curriculum and includes the expectation that at least 50% of the courses taught each year will be in the core.  The position is non-tenure track with an initial one-year contract and the possibility of continuing appointment.
The teaching load is 4/4. The successful candidate will teach two courses in Butler's First Year Seminar (FYS) program each semester.  The goal in FYS is the development of students' writing, reading, research, and oral communication skills.  Instructors have the opportunity to teach these skills through   seminar topics consistent with their own interests and expertise. The teaching load will also include two courses in the Modern Language department per semester.  Preference will be given to applicants whose expertise integrates both foreign language and writing skills.  Examples include but are not limited to: translation, bilingual studies, and creative writing.
The ideal candidate will have excellent teaching skills, the ability to engage students both inside and outside the classroom, and demonstrated success and commitment to the teaching of writing.  A PhD or late ABD status in any area of Chinese, French, German, or Spanish is preferred. 
To apply, please send a letter of application, current curriculum vita, (unofficial) transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching excellence electronically to Terri Carney, search chair, at tcarney@butler.edu.  Review of applications will begin February 21, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

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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