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Butler University, founded in 1855 by attorney and abolitionist Ovid Butler, is home to about 4,000 undergraduate and 700 graduate students in six colleges and more than 60 academic majors. Located in Indianapolis, a thriving metropolitan area of approximately 1.5 million people in the 27th largest media market, Butler occupies 290 acres in a vibrant and diverse neighborhood near the White River on the northwest side of Indianapolis. The University emphasizes a liberal arts-based education with the goal of teaching clear and effective communication, appreciation of beauty, and a commitment to lifelong learning, community service, and global awareness.

Faculty hiring is coordinated by the various colleges. You may contact the appropriate college for further information.

Assistant Professor – Computer Science & Software Engineering

Position Overview

We invite applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Computer Science and/or Software Engineering.

Applicants are required to have at least a master’s degree or the equivalent in computer science and a Ph.D. either in computer science or in a closely related discipline, as well as a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts environment. An ongoing research program is required. Salary and fringe benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Butler is first and foremost an institution that prides itself on excellence in teaching. The successful candidate for this tenure-track position will be expected to teach a variety of courses in computer science at the undergraduate level.  In particular, the ability to teach software engineering courses is preferred.  Alternative pedagogical styles and innovative approaches in the classroom are encouraged, and an ability to work with students with diverse backgrounds is highly valued.  As mentioned above, an active research program is also required, and the area of specialization is open.  Research that approaches the discipline from a new perspective (like removing gender or racial bias in image processing, or accessibility issues in user interface design, for example) is welcome.  A research program that includes undergraduate students is a plus.

 

To Apply

Applicants must submit a:

  • Letter of application
  • Detailed curriculum vitae
  • Brief statement of your teaching philosophy
  • Brief statement of your research program
  • Copy of your transcripts
  • Arrange to have at least three (3) letters of reference sent to us, at least one of which addresses your teaching

Completed materials should be submitted via email to cs-se@butler.edu. Questions may also be submitted to this email address.

For full consideration, applications should be received by November 1st.  

 

Our Work Environment

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering is a small, vibrant department with 4 full-time faculty and about 100 majors, housed in the beautiful Fairbanks building near the center of campus.  We offer majors in computer science and in software engineering, and the faculty teach 9 credit hours per semester.  For details on our programs please see our website (www.butler.edu/computer-science), or contact the department chair at sorenson@butler.edu

Assistant Professor – Operations Management – Lacy School of Business

The Andre B. Lacy School of Business of Butler University is seeking applicants for a tenure track assistant professor position in Operations Management beginning in August 2018.  We are especially interested in applicants with a strong and demonstrated focus in operations management and supply chain management at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Being able to teach Health Care IT or Data Project Management course would be a plus. Applicants must either have a Ph.D or be far enough along so that they will finish their Ph.D by August 2018.

The ideal candidate will share our belief that individual faculty members can make a difference in the life of a student that creativity and risk-taking are important facets of teaching and learning, and that research must be balanced with, and complementary to, excellent teaching. Candidates should have teaching experience and demonstrate that they are committed to becoming an excellent teacher at both the undergraduate and graduate level.  They should also value and have a strong interest in scholarship and provide evidence that they will be productive scholars who will publish research in quality peer-reviewed journals.

Butler University is a private, residential university located on a beautiful 300-acre campus about 10 minutes north of downtown Indianapolis, the twelfth largest city in the United States. It is a national university and a member of the Big East Conference.  Butler is committed to providing personalized liberal and professional education to 4,400 undergraduate and 500 graduate students in its six colleges (Business, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Communication, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Education, and Arts).  The recently named Lacy School of Business enrolls about 1,000 full-time undergraduates.  It has a part-time MBA program as well as a Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) program and is accredited by AACBS-International.  Plans for a new building for the School of Business are well underway.

Butler is committed to developing a diverse pool of applicants and encourages the application and nomination of women and people of color. Compensation and support are competitive. We will be interviewing candidates at the 2017 Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. November 18-20, 2017.  We require all applications to be submitted electronically and addressed to:

 

William D. Terando

Lacy School of Business

Butler University

E-mail: amosprofsearch@butler.edu

Assistant/Associate Professor Of Dance, Tenure Track – Jordan College Of The Arts

The Department of Dance has a strong ballet focus within a liberal arts education and offers BFA, BA and BS degrees in performance, pedagogy and arts administration/dance, with major emphasis on performing and the training of highly competitive dancers.  The program is also committed to providing a strong background in teaching and choreography.  The Department of Dance is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Dance.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate dance courses in both studio and academic disciplines; expertise in three or more of the following areas is expected: Modern (Contemporary) Technique (all levels), Ballet Technique (all levels), Dance History, Anatomy, Kinesiology, or Pedagogy.
  • Choreographing for Butler Ballet, the student performance ensemble, is also expected, as is attendance at casting meetings, rehearsals and performances.
  • Academic advising, student mentoring, committee participation, and community service are expected of the successful candidate.
  • Continuing excellence in teaching, service, and scholarly activity is expected to qualify for reappointment, tenure, and promotion

 

Qualifications:

  • MFA or MA degree in dance; MFA preferred
  • Strong evidence of professional performance career
  • Evidence of scholastic excellence
  • Demonstrated interest/experience in three or more of the dance subjects stated above.
  • At least three years of university or professional teaching experience.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate classical ballet as a first language and will possess an affinity for contemporary practices of the discipline.
  • Choreographic experience in classical ballet repertoire and a desire to create new contemporary work with a foundation in classical technique.

Experience working with diverse populations of students, faculty, and staff is valued.

 

To Apply

Applicants must submit a:

  • Cover Letter
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Link to examples of choreographic work 
  • Three (3) current letters of recommendation
  • List of three (3) to five (5) references

 Please send completed application materials as a single PDF scan to: Marie Gray, Department of Dance Administrative Specialist, at butlerdance@butler.edu .

 

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Only completed applications will be considered.

 

Butler University, one of the nation’s leading master’s comprehensive universities, was founded in 1855 on the principle of equal access to higher education for both genders and all races. Butler encompasses six colleges with an enrollment of 4000 undergraduates and 500 graduate students, and emphasizes a liberal arts education with more than 60 majors. The Jordan College of the Arts, one of the five professional colleges, includes undergraduate programs in arts administration, art + design, dance, music & theatre; a graduate program in music; and the Butler Community Arts School, an arts education program.

 

The Jordan College of the Arts is committed to a diverse faculty and staff. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

 

Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our 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.

 

DEAN, COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION

Butler University invites nominations and applications for a visionary, student-centered leader to serve as Dean of the College of Communication. The Dean reports to the Provost and provides strategic leadership for the College.

 

The College of Communication prepares students for success in the digital age and in a global society. The curricular structure reflects the centrality of communication as a basic human right in society. Students learn to analyze, synthesize, speak, write, and create meaningful, socially responsible messages across dynamic communication contexts and media platforms. The College’s innovative, experiential approach to discipline-based education ensures that graduates can excel in their chosen professions or post-graduate study. The strong grounding in liberal arts ensures that graduates are well prepared for civic engagement and to provide leadership in their careers and communities.

 

The College serves more than 540 students majoring in communication fields and approximately 200 undergraduates pursuing minors. The College has 20 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 10 non-tenure-track faculty, 5 staff, and approximately 13 adjuncts. The Dean oversees a budget of approximately $3.3 million.

 

A link to the full profile for this position can be found at: http://www.storbeckpimentel.com/pd/BU/CCOM.pdf

 

Responsibilities:

  • Providing strategic and visionary leadership of the College;
  • Engaging faculty, staff, students, and other constituents in discussions concerning the mission, values, and future of the College;
  • Managing the budget of the College and identifying resources that will help maintain and further develop excellent programs;
  • Leading across a diverse set of professional, social science, and humanities-based programs;
  • Fostering a collegial atmosphere within the College;
  • Encouraging collaboration among departments within the College, between the College and University, and with partner organizations in Indianapolis;
  • Supporting student participation in experiential learning and internships that enhance the learning experience;
  • Promoting the College’s unique curricular and co-curricular opportunities;
  • Fostering an atmosphere of inclusion and enhancing diversity in the College;
  • Enhancing the College’s commitment to internationalization of faculty, students, curriculum, and the student experience;
  • Working collaboratively with the University’s Enrollment Management Division to support recruitment efforts that help the College and University meet its enrollment goals;
  • Working with University Advancement to develop relationships and solicit funds with current and prospective donors, including alumni, friends, parents, corporations, and foundations; and
  • Working effectively with the University’s senior leadership team and being an advocate for both the College and the overall good of the institution.

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A terminal degree in a discipline appropriate to the College
  • A record of impactful scholarship
  • Significant experience leading, managing, and mentoring faculty and staff
  • A leadership style that is transparent and embraces shared governance
  • A commitment to advancing interdisciplinary collaboration and the ability to promote and support the wide range of disciplines within the College
  • A track record of enhancing student success and learning outcomes
  • Demonstrated experience developing experiential learning and internship opportunities for students
  • Support for innovative partnerships and initiatives which enhance the visibility of the College
  • Demonstrated commitment to issues related to diversity, inclusion, social justice, and internationalization
  • Ability to contribute actively in recruitment activities and enrollment initiatives
  • Prior work with the strategic planning process, including development and execution
  • Current knowledge of 21st century trends, challenges, and opportunities in the fields of communication and mass communication in a rapidly changing media world
  • Demonstrated experience effectively managing resources
  • Ability to identify resources that will help advance the mission of the College
  • Experience working with external stakeholders, which may include alumni, donors, industry, government, and community partners
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to work effectively with members of the University’s Executive Council, the Provost’s Advisory Council, the Faculty Senate, and the Staff Assembly to enhance the overall quality of the institution

To Apply

Applicants must submit a:

  • a letter of interest
  • curriculum vitae
  • the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least five professional references

 

Please direct all applications, nominations, and inquiries for the position to the search firm assisting the University at the contact information below:

Ryan Crawford, Partner | Gretchen Hoffman, Senior Associate

901 Mopac Expressway South

Barton Oaks Plaza One, Suite 300

Austin, TX 78746

(737) 210-1218

r.crawford@storbeckpimentel.com | g.hoffman@storbeckpimentel.com

Refer to code “BU-CCOM” in subject line

 

Department Chair and Graduate Program Director Professor or Associate Professor - College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Positon Overview

Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences invites applications for the position of chair and graduate program director in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. This full-time tenured or tenure track position is a 12-month appointment at the rank of professor or associate professor.

 

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers four academic programs: Doctor of Pharmacy, Masters of Physician Assistant Studies, Masters of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Bachelors of Science in Health Sciences. The College and the University faculty encourage and promote opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration.

 

The College is seeking a collaborative leader who will enhance and expand the department’s vision for advancing education and research in the pharmaceutical sciences.

 

Primary responsibilities of the chair are:

  •  To provide strategic direction for the department, creative and innovative leadership in teaching, research and service. Candidates must have a strong commitment to instructional learning and will be expected to teach in courses in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs; maintain a productive, independent research program that complements the activities of the Department; and develop partnerships within the scientific community.
  • In addition to supervision of faculty and staff within the department, the chair is responsible for oversight and leadership of the Masters of Pharmaceutical Sciences degree program and the integrity of the foundational biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences in the Doctor of Pharmacy program. The chair is a member of the Executive Committee in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and reports directly to the dean.

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

Applicants must have a PhD in a biomedical or pharmaceutical science, be an accomplished educator, and desire to work collaboratively with other members of leadership in the College to advance the mission.

Additional desired qualifications include previous academic leadership experience, experience in mentoring junior faculty and students, development of research programs, and budgetary oversight.

Applicants must have evidence of substantial and sustained experience in research, teaching, and service sufficient to merit tenure and appointment at the rank of professor or associate professor.

 

Review of applications will begin on March 5, and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Applicants should submit:

A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, summaries of both teaching philosophy and research goals, and the names and contact information of three professional references to: Jane Gervasio, PharmD, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208 or via email to: jgervasio@butler.edu

 

Healthcare Administration/ Management Assistant/Associate Professor - College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Positon Overview

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Butler University is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track faculty position in Social and Administrative Science with a focus in Health System Pharmacy Administration.  Candidates should have teaching and research experience in one or more of the following areas: health systems administration, quality improvement, health services research, patient safety, managed care administration, or specialty distribution.

 

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers four academic programs: Doctor of Pharmacy, Masters of Physician Assistant Studies, Masters of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Bachelors of Science in Health Sciences. The College and the University faculty encourage and promote opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration.

 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Teaching Doctor of Pharmacy students both in the didactic and experiential components of the curriculum
  • Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, establishing a research program that involves mentoring students and working collaboratively with faculty on joint teaching
  • Research opportunities especially in the areas of pharmacy administration, practice based research, and health care delivery

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

The successful applicant will possess a doctorate in Social and Administrative Sciences or a related field, or a PharmD degree with advanced experience or training in a social or administrative discipline (e.g., residency, fellowship or master’s degree. A doctorate at time of appointment is preferred, but ABD candidates close to completion will be considered.

 

Applicants should submit:

A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, summary of teaching experience, and names and addresses of three references to Annette McFarland, PharmD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208 or via Email address: amcfarla@butler.edu

 

Instructor, Medical Anthropology

Position Overview

Butler University invites applications for a full-time instructor in medical anthropology that will also contribute substantially to the university’s core curriculum. The position is non-tenure track with an initial two-year contract beginning August 2018, and with the possibility of continuing appointment.

 

Candidates should demonstrate excellence in teaching, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Preference will be given to candidates who complement existing faculty expertise in the Department of History & Anthropology and who can contribute to some of Butler’s interdisciplinary programs (Science, Technology and Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, International Studies, and Peace Studies). Areas of specialization within medical anthropology are open. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in Africa, although candidates working in other geographic areas will be considered.

 

Responsibilities:

The teaching load is 4/4.  Most teaching will be in Butler’s First Year Seminar (FYS) and Global and Historical Studies (GHS) programs; within these programs instructors have latitude to choose courses and topics that utilize their expertise

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Successful candidates will enjoy teaching across disciplines and topics
  • Must be committed to the teaching of writing
  • Applicants should have PhD in hand or anticipate defending by the beginning of their appointment

 

To Apply:

Please send the following electronically to Elise Edwards, search chair, at  medanthrosearch@butler.edu

  •  A letter of application
  • Current curriculum vita, (unofficial) transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Evidence of teaching excellence

Review of applications will begin Feb 26, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

 

 

 

Health Sciences Librarian

Positon Overview

Butler University Libraries invite applications for a Health Sciences Librarian position with a 12-month, continuing (non-tenured) faculty appointment. This position serves as the liaison librarian in support of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (COPHS), with an emphasis on support for new initiatives related to health sciences.

 

Responsibilities: This position collaborates with faculty in COPHS to facilitate the development of life-long learners with a liberal arts foundation to serve as dedicated, competent health professionals and community leaders. The Health Sciences Librarian provides course-integrated library instruction in support of program-based student learning outcomes, leads collection development for health sciences programs, and provides research support for faculty and students. As a library faculty member, the person in this position also engages in scholarly activities and provides service to the university. This position reports to the Associate Dean for Instruction and User Services. To review the full description, read the Health Sciences Librarian position description.

 

Description of institution/organization: Butler University’s mission is to provide high quality, integrated liberal arts and professional education programs built upon interactive dialogue and critical inquiry. Library services are central to this mission. In Fall 2012 Butler Libraries engaged in a strategic planning process that resulted in a new vision: Where Knowledge Inspires Transformation. This position supports the new vision, priorities, and strategic goals to realign library services to meet the current and future information needs of students and faculty.

 

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications: Successful candidates must have a Master's of Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution, educational background in the health sciences, and ability to meet minimum qualifications for the rank of Assistant Professor as stated in 20.30.30.B.2.a of the Butler University Faculty Handbook. Candidates with a second degree in a health sciences field will receive preference.

 

Applicants for the position should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three professional references to: Sally Neal, Associate Dean for Instruction and User Services, at libraryresumes@butler.edu

Screening of applications will begin May 14, 2018.

 

 

Visiting Instructor of Mathematics

Position Overview

The Butler University Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Actuarial Science invites applications for one or more Visiting Instructor positions in Mathematics for the Fall 2018 semester.  The primary responsibility is to teach 12 credit hours of introductory level mathematics courses such as calculus for business, college algebra, precalculus, or statistics during the fall semester.  The appointment is for one semester and is not a tenure track position.

 

Requirements:

A master’s degree (or its equivalent) in an appropriate discipline is required.  Instructors are expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, good communication skills, and a commitment to a collegial and supportive academic environment.

 

Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter to Ms. Rena Duerksen at rduerkse@butler.edu.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice Ambulatory Care Position

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Butler University is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure-track clinical faculty position in Ambulatory Care. Primary responsibilities include teaching Doctor of Pharmacy students and physician assistant students both in the didactic and experiential components of the curriculum, while providing clinical pharmacy services in a public hospital setting in Indianapolis. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, establishing a program that involves mentoring students and teaching and working collaboratively with faculty on joint teaching and research opportunities especially in the areas of ambulatory care medicine. Candidates should be committed to the development of a multicultural environment, valuing the input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the university.

 

The successful applicant 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).

 

Butler is located in a beautiful 290-acre campus that is situated in a residential neighborhood of Indianapolis.  Butler is a student-focused, learning-centered comprehensive university with approximately 4,500 students in the colleges of pharmacy, liberal arts and sciences, fine arts, communication, education and business administration. The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences was established in 1904 and offers programs leading to Doctor of Pharmacy, Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Masters of Physician Assistant Studies and Bachelors of Health Sciences.

 

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.

 

Applicants for the position should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, summary of teaching experience, and names and addresses of three references to:

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

 

General information about the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Butler University is available at: http://www.butler.edu/cophs/ 

Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice Pharmacotherapy/ Internal Medicine Position

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Butler University is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure-track clinical faculty position in Pharmacotherapy/Internal Medicine.  Primary responsibilities include teaching Doctor of Pharmacy students and physician assistant students affiliated with Butler University both in the didactic and experiential components of the curriculum, while providing clinical pharmacy services in a public hospital setting in Indianapolis.  Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, establishing a program that involves mentoring students and working collaboratively with faculty on joint teaching and research opportunities especially in the areas of pharmacotherapy/internal medicine. Candidates should be committed to the development of a multicultural environment, valuing the input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the university.

 

The successful applicant must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE 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).
 

Butler is located in a beautiful 290-acre campus that is situated in a residential neighborhood of Indianapolis.  Butler is a student-focused, learning-centered comprehensive university with approximately 4,500 students in the colleges of pharmacy, liberal arts and sciences, fine arts, communication, education and business administration. The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences was established in 1904 and offers programs leading to Doctor of Pharmacy, Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Masters of Physician Assistant Studies and Bachelors of Health Sciences.

 

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.

 

Applicants for the position should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, summary of teaching experience, and names and addresses of three references to:

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

 

General information about the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Butler University is available at: http://www.butler.edu/cophs/

Instructor in Management

The Lacy School of Business seeks applications for a non-tenure track, Instructor position in Management. Candidates with academic preparation and/or teaching experience in Organizational Behavior will be given special consideration. The position starts August 2018 and the standard teaching load is twelve credit hours per semester.

 

Candidates should have a Master's degree in business or field related to Organizational Behavior. Professional experiences that might inform the teaching or Organizational Behavior are a plus as is the potential to teach in additional areas such as Leadership or Entrepreneurship. Candidates must provide evidence that they will be excellent teachers committed to working with a diverse population of students.

 

Fully accredited by AACSB-International the Lacy School of Business enrolls over 1100 full-time undergraduates, nearly 250 part-time MBA students, and has a Master of Professional Accounting

{MPA) program. A vibrant university, Butler is committed to providing personalized liberal and professional education to 4,400 undergraduate and 500 graduate students in its six colleges {Business, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Communication, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Education, and Fine Arts). Extensive internship and service opportunities are made possible by Butler's location five miles from downtown Indianapolis the twelfth largest city in the United States. Learn more about Indianapolis at www.indy.org.

 

Butler is committed to developing a diverse pool of applicants and encourages the application and nomination of women and people of color. Compensation and support are competitive. Letters of interest should include a curriculum vitae and names and contact information of three to five current references. Review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. We require all applications to be submitted electronically and addressed to:

 

Peg Padgett

Chair, Marketing and Management Lacy School of Business

Butler University

E-mail: mpadgett@butler.edu

Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship Tenure-Track

Faculty Position in Entrepreneurship - Lacy School of Business (LSB)

 

                BUTLER UNIVERSITY seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the School’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation program. The position starts August 2019 and the standard teaching load is nine credit hours per semester with release time available based on research productivity. Candidates should have some experience and expertise in teaching entrepreneurship and general business, with particular emphasis on experiential delivery models.  A willingness to teach online is also desired.  

                The LSB enrolls all first-year students in a course that serves as a vehicle for introducing students to business fundamentals and generates excitement for further study. All second-year students enroll in a business plan course that often results in the creation of a business enterprise complete with funding and potentially operation of the business.  In the MBA program, all students enroll in a course on the entrepreneurial mindset.  The successful candidate will be a mainstay teaching in some of these programs, as well as undergraduate electives in the Entrepreneurship & Innovation major. 

                Candidates should have or be near completion of the Ph.D. They should also be qualified to teach in entrepreneurship, and to do so in an experiential manner.  Candidates who have been active entrepreneurs will be preferred.  Applicants must provide evidence that they will be excellent teachers, committed to working with a diverse population of students. They must also show that they will be productive researchers and display an interest in vigorous interaction with the business community.

Fully accredited by AACSB-International, the Lacy School of Business enrolls about 1,200 full-time undergraduate students and offers an MBA, a Masters in Professional Accounting and a Master of Science in Risk Management. A vibrant university, Butler is committed to providing personalized liberal and professional education to 4,600 undergraduate and 500 graduate students in its six colleges (LSB, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Communication, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Education, and the Jordan College of the Arts). Extensive internship and service opportunities are made possible by Butler’s location five miles from downtown Indianapolis, the twelfth largest city in the United States. Learn more about Indianapolis at www.indy.org.

Butler is committed to developing a diverse pool of applicants and encourages the application and nomination of women and people of color. Compensation and support are competitive. Letters of interest should include a curriculum vitae and names of three references.  Butler will conduct preliminary interviews at the 2018 Academy of Management conference in.    We require all applications to be submitted electronically and addressed to:

 

William K. Templeton, Associate Dean

College of Business

Butler University

E-mail: wtemplet@butler.edu

Visiting Instruction Librarian, Assistant Professor

Visiting Instruction Librarian, Assistant Professor – 9-month, (non-tenured) appointment, (temporary)

The Instruction Librarian position works primarily with the Lacy School of Business (LSB) liaison librarian in support of Butler’s LSB undergraduate and graduate curricula, with an emphasis on instructional services and support for information literacy initiatives related to business education. This position collaborates with faculty to provide course-integrated library instruction in support of programmatic student learning outcomes and provides research support for LSB students, faculty and staff. This is a two semester, term (non-tenured) faculty appointment and reports to the Associate Dean for Instruction & User Services.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • In collaboration with the Business Librarian, teach information literacy concepts and skills for undergraduate and graduate (MBA) business courses as directed;
  • Develop course tools (e.g., online tutorials, web-casting instruction), assignments, LibGuides, and other materials related to information literacy for business courses as directed;
  • Provide research assistance to LSB students, faculty, and staff through consultation, phone, email and instant messaging;
  • Under the direction of the Associate Dean for Instruction & User Services, support other library instruction activities as you are available.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Understand and apply principles of learning and instructional design into information literacy activities and library instruction.
  • Integrate use of relevant, current technologies and tools to deliver in-person and online library instruction.
  • Use communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively in a collaborative work environment.
  • Be comfortable with team-teaching as well as solo teaching classes.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with diverse groups, including students, faculty, and staff.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master of Library Science degree or progress towards a MLS from an ALA-accredited institution or relevant background or experience in teaching business information sources; information literacy instruction experience through either professional or course work; and ability to meet relevant visiting faculty responsibilities as stated in 20.30.60 of the Butler University Faculty Handbook.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited institution; a background in business information work or librarianship; information literacy instruction experience through either professional or course work; and ability to meet relevant visiting faculty responsibilities as stated in 20.30.60 of the Butler University Faculty Handbook.

 

Working Conditions:

  • Employee works 37.5 hours per week, each fall and spring semester.
  • Class teaching times are dependent on daytime and evening class schedules.
  • Start date for fall semester is August 13, 2018.

 

To Apply: 

  • Applicants for the position should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three professional references (including current or past supervisor) to: Sally Neal, Associate Dean for Instruction and User Services, at: libraryresumes@butler.edu.  Screening of applications will begin immediately with a start date of August 13, 2018.

 

Visiting Instructor of Music, One-Year Position

POSITION: Visiting Instructor of Music, non-tenure-track.  One-year position; may be renewable.

 

SALARY: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Butler University School of Music, Jordan College of the Arts, is inviting applications and nominations for a Visiting Instructor of Music. This is a non-tenure-track position.

Primary responsibilities include:

•  teaching applied saxophone lessons, saxophone studio class, Aural Skills, Music Theory, PCA, portfolio and music technology courses, and/or other courses as assigned

•  coaching chamber music

•  participating in applicable recruitment and audition activities

•  academic advising, student mentoring, committee participation, and community service are expected of the successful candidate

 

QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in music is required. Experience working with diverse populations of students, faculty, and staff is valued.

 

APPLICATION: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for four references. Please send application materials as a single PDF file to Joy Rogers, School of Music Secretary, at jlroger1@butler.edu.

 

Butler University, one of the nation’s leading master’s comprehensive universities, was founded in 1855 on the principle of equal access to higher education regardless of gender or race. The School of Music, one of the first schools in the country accredited by NASM, enrolls over 200 majors pursuing Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in a wide variety of curricula including performance, music education, composition, and jazz studies. The Jordan College of the Arts, which includes the School of Music as well as the departments of dance, theatre, arts administration, and art, provides focused professional study and collaborative, creative experiences within the context of a strong liberal arts university. We emphasize the development of students as artist-citizens who will become leaders in arts and society.

 

Butler University is located north of downtown Indianapolis, the nation's fifteenth-largest city, and home to Music for All/Bands of America, several professional recording studios, Yamaha Artist Services, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, the American Pianists Association, and many other prominent music organizations. Butler University was recently ranked the No. 2 Midwest Regional University by US News and World Report. (See https://www.butler.edu/recent-accolades for more information and rankings.)

Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our 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 identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.