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Faculty Openings

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.

 

Full-time Temporary Instructor, Butler University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a full-time Instructor (non-tenure track) beginning in January 2021 for one semester subject to final budgetary approval. We are searching for an individual who will be able to contribute to introductory majors’ courses in the area of cellular/molecular biology and non-majors’ courses in the core curriculum. Typical teaching load is 12 credit hours for the spring semester.

Applicants should have a MS in biology or related field (Ph.D./ABD preferred), a strong commitment to undergraduate education, and an interest in contributing to building an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population. Candidates will be asked to provide evidence to their commitment for diversity and inclusion.  

 

Applicants should submit a single complete PDF document consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a list of three potential references (including one from the candidate’s current position), and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Philip Villani (pvillani@butler.edu). Letters of recommendation will be requested in the event of an interview. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately upon receipt.

 

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, individuals with a disability, or any other legally protected category.

 

Jordan College of the Arts, Department of Arts Administration

POSITION: Butler University’s Jordan College of the Arts (JCA) invites applications for a full-time, 9-month faculty position in the Department of Arts Administration beginning August 2021, subject to final budgetary approval. Depending on the candidate’s interests regarding service and research, the position will be for either an assistant professor (tenure-track) or a lecturer (non-tenure track, three-year renewable contract).

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include the delivery of 18-24 units of undergraduate classroom instruction per year, including introductory level and upper-division courses; advising and mentoring arts administration students; participation in service to the department, college, and University; continued research/creative/service work in the field; and contributing to building an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required qualifications include:

A terminal degree and professional leadership experience in Arts Administration
Significant work experience in the field of Arts Administration
College-level teaching experience preferred
A willingness and desire to collaborate within the department, Jordan College of the Arts, throughout the university, and the greater community.

Candidates with teaching or professional experience in fundraising, finance, special event planning and execution, and/or museums are especially welcome. As the program looks to possibly grow in the future, desirable candidates may also have experience and a willingness to teach courses in graduate or certificate programs and have broad national arts/culture contacts. Additionally, candidates with experience in equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility work within the arts, and/or teaching social justice and diversity within the arts are encouraged to apply. Butler University, and especially the Department of Arts Administration, are focused on serving the whole student and as such, looks for candidates who are dedicated to advising students beyond their curricular needs. The Department of Arts Administration fosters strong connections between faculty, staff, and students and seeks candidates who embody this ideal.

APPLICATION: Those interested in applying should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three (3) professional references. The requested information should be submitted in a single PDF document to aaldridg@butler.edu.  Application review will begin January 1 and continue until the position is filled.

Butler University’s Department of Arts Administration is one of the first comprehensive undergraduate arts administration programs in the country. The department awards Bachelor of Science degrees in Arts Administration with concentrations in either dance, music, theatre, art, art history, or general/multi-arts; there are currently 90 majors. This JCA program is fully integrated into the University's liberal arts curriculum, and arts administration students are required to be personally involved in multiple art forms. The undergraduate arts administration program focuses on preparing students for careers working with a wide variety of artists and nonprofit arts organizations. Students are given opportunities to learn and develop skills through experiential learning, internships, and special projects with small and large arts organizations.

The Jordan College of the Arts at Butler University includes undergraduate programs in arts administration, art, dance, music, and theatre; a graduate program in music; and the Butler Community Arts School, an arts education program. Butler University is an institutional member of National Association of Schools of Dance, Music, and Theatre. 

Founded in 1855 by abolitionist Ovid Butler, Butler University is a nationally recognized master's comprehensive institution located in Indianapolis. The University's six colleges offer more than 65 undergraduate areas of study, 8 pre-professional programs, and 19 graduate programs to a student body of approximately 4,700. The student-to-faculty ratio at Butler is 11:1 and the average undergraduate class size is 20. The University supports over 44,000 active alumni living in all 50 states and nearly 80 countries worldwide. 

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology (Cognitive Psychologist)

The Department of Psychology at Butler University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor  (Cognitive Psychologist )beginning August, 2021. We seek a colleague who is committed to and has a track record of exemplary teaching and high-quality research with undergraduate collaborators. Specifically, we are seeking a psychologist from an applied cognitive sub-discipline, such as animal cognition or forensic psychology. The successful applicant will be broadly trained in psychology, be ready to teach in a multidisciplinary core curriculum, and be committed to fostering diversity, equity and inclusion through their teaching and research.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate Research Methods and Statistics, Cognitive Psychology, and the ability to contribute to building inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student population.  Experience teaching Learning and the ability to contribute to Butler’s Neuroscience Minor will further distinguish candidates.  Depending on the candidate’s research program, the Indianapolis Zoo may allow access to their animal collection. Standard teaching load is nine (9) credit hours per semester plus an active program of research involving undergraduate collaborators. Position requires a Ph.D. in psychology at time of appointment. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, statements of teaching and research interests, a statement explaining your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including comment on mentoring underrepresented populations, evidence of teaching effectiveness, copies of transcripts, and three (3) letters of reference to R. Brian Giesler, PhD., Chair of Psychology, at psychfacultysearch@butler.edu.  Complete applications must be received by January 8, 2021 to be assured consideration.  Hiring decisions will be made subject to final budgetary approval.

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category. 

Performing and Visual Arts Librarian, Butler University Libraries

The Performing & Visual Arts Librarian position serves as the liaison librarian to the Jordan College of Arts (JCA), with an emphasis on instructional services and support for new information/scholarly initiatives related to performing arts research.  This position partners with faculty to provide course-integrated library instruction in support of programmatic student learning outcomes, develops and manages Butler Libraries’ Performing and Visual Arts collections, and provides research support for JCA faculty and students. This is a 12-month, continuing (non-tenured) faculty appointment and reports to the Associate Dean for Instruction and User Services.  This position is expected to fulfill the requirements of faculty status through active contributions in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service and to contribute to building an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides course-integrated instruction to majors and programs in the Jordan College of the Arts, which includes:  Music, Dance, Theatre, Arts Administration, and Art +Design.
  • Partners with JCA faculty and staff to identify needs and assess the effectiveness of library instruction for undergraduate and graduate JCA students.
  • Provides reference and research support to JCA students, faculty, and staff. 
  • In alignment with the Library’s collection development policy, oversees the acquisition, retention, and maintenance of resources in multiple formats supporting the curricula of the Jordan College of the Arts.  This oversight includes providing cataloging/metadata and processing guidance for these collections.
  • Recruits scholarly content from discipline faculty for inclusion in the digital repository and informs faculty and staff about scholarly communication issues (e.g. copyright).
  • Assists in supporting the Core Curriculum through information literacy instruction (e.g. First-Year Seminar).
  • Contributes to the development of library policies and promotes library policies, services, and resources through educational and outreach activities.
  • Engages in scholarly and creative activities related to librarianship and/or the performing and visual arts, including publications and presentations at the local, state, or national levels.
  • Participates in a service role on university, community, or professional committees at a local, state, or national level.
  • Stays informed about new technologies, pedagogies, and information resources through professional development and continuing education opportunities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

Teaching and Learning

  • Adapts and responds to the changing needs of student research and information behavior, paying particular attention to the needs of an emerging diverse student population.
  • Maintains knowledge of discipline-specific pedagogies and related research practices.
  • Actively engages with faculty as partners in programmatically integrating information literacy concepts and skills into the curriculum.
  • Uses sound instructional design practice to develop learning materials and instructional sessions in a variety of formats (e.g. face-to-face instruction, e-learning delivery, flipped classroom methods)
  • Measures instructional outcomes in order to ensure effectiveness of instructional initiatives.

Knowledge Management

  • In alignment with a collection development policy, strategically assesses acquisition, retention and maintenance of collections in all formats, addressing attention to underrepresented groups or cultures in collection building.
  • Creates research tools (e.g. tutorials, subject resource pages) to help students and faculty conduct research.
  • Discovers and recruits institutional scholarly output in one’s assigned liaison area.
  • Educates and informs faculty and the campus community about scholarly communication issues (e.g. copyright, intellectual property, open access issues).
  • Demonstrates a continual commitment to improvement of operations and services to improve performance and productivity.  

Outreach and Communication

  • Provides consultation services that involve subject or other specialized areas of expertise.
  • Seeks to collaborate and partner with faculty and administrative staff in the educational and research process.
  • Effectively promotes library services and resources to users.
  • Anticipates how to be a vital partner in the changing research and learning enterprise.

Knowledge of Role / Expertise

  • Exhibits (or possesses or demonstrates) knowledge of music equivalent to that obtained in the acquisition of a Bachelor of Music degree. 
  • Exhibits familiarity with the research needs of other performing art disciplines: art, dance, and theater and the visual arts also desirable
  • Possesses foreign language ability sufficient to recognize/translate into English basic musical terminology, instruments, musical genres and forms, etc. in Italian, French, and German. 
  • Maintains a breadth of knowledge of technological possibilities and applications relevant to the position.
  • Demonstrates flexibility, openness, and receptivity to new ideas and approaches
  • Anticipates and adapts to new challenges, changing priorities, situations, and demands
  • Demonstrates excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Qualifications:

Master of Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution, undergraduate degree in music or a related performing arts field, 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.

 

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 January 18, 2021, with a start date of July 1, 2021.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval by the Provost.

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

The Butler University Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in contemporary political theory. The candidate should have a strong commitment to excellent, inclusive undergraduate teaching and an active scholarly agenda. We are particularly interested in candidates whose scholarship and teaching engages critical, transnational, or global political theory beyond the conventional Western canon such as indigenous, decolonial, modernity/coloniality, Black, or Latin American political thought, and who can offer one or more courses suitable for Core Curriculum Social Justice and Diversity designation. The standard teaching load is three courses per semester. The successful candidate will teach political theory courses, will teach a required political science course, and will contribute to the Core Curriculum and to building an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.  The new faculty member could choose to affiliate with the International Studies; Peace and Conflict Studies; Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; and/or Science, Technology, and Environmental Studies interdisciplinary programs.

Review of applications will begin January 11, but the position will remain open until filled.  Applicants should have earned a doctorate in political science or a related field at the time of appointment before August 1, 2021. Applicants should submit the following to ptsearch@butler.edu: a cover letter that summarizes the applicant’s scholarship and their teaching interests and highlights their commitment to inclusive, excellent teaching; a curriculum vitae; a publication or other writing sample; a statement of teaching philosophy; a list of courses taught; a sample syllabus; and a list of 3-5 references.  Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide additional evidence of inclusive teaching excellence including one or more additional syllabi, descriptions of course activities or assignments, and student evaluations or teaching observations; 3 letters of recommendation; and unofficial transcripts, and may provide additional publications or writing samples. Final round candidates will be asked to provide official transcripts and to consent to background checks. The successful candidate will start August 2021, subject to final budgetary approval.

The Butler Political Science Program, distinctively grounded in a firm commitment to social justice, democracy, and human rights, engages students in the study and practice of politics to promote the collective good at the local, national, and global level. The program defines politics broadly as the formal and informal ways societies govern themselves. The program offers an innovative curriculum that crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue positive social change. Political science alumni have pursued careers in electoral politics, teaching, law, government, journalism, business, and non-profit organizations, and have earned graduate and professional degrees in several fields.

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

Lecturer, 2 year appointment, Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science at Butler University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track lecturer for a two-year appointment with possibility of renewal. Applicants should have a strong commitment to excellent, inclusive undergraduate teaching. We are particularly interested in candidates whose teaching and scholarship engages intersectional, abolitionist, or critical historical institutional perspectives on race/ethnicity/indigeneity, gender/sexuality, and politics in the United States and potentially beyond it. The successful candidate will teach lower-level and upper-level undergraduate political science courses (including an introductory American politics survey), will contribute to the Core Curriculum, and will help build an inclusive learning environment for our increasingly diverse student population. This faculty member could choose to affiliate with the International Studies; Peace and Conflict Studies; Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; and/or Science, Technology, and Environmental Studies interdisciplinary programs.  This lecturer will teach four courses per semester, typically with no more than six distinct course preparations per year.

Review of applications will begin January 11, but the position will remain open until filled.  Applicants should have earned a doctorate in political science or a related field at the time of appointment before August 1, 2021. Applicants should submit the following to plsearch@butler.edu: a cover letter that highlights the applicant’s applicant’s teaching interests, experience, and commitment to inclusive, excellent teaching and summarizes their research interests; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample syllabus, and a list of 3-5 references including name, title and contact information. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide additional evidence of inclusive teaching excellence including one or more additional syllabi, descriptions of course activities or assignments, and student evaluations or teaching observations; 3 letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts. Final round candidates will need to provide official transcripts and will be asked to consent to background checks. The successful candidate will start August 2021, subject to final budgetary approval.

The Butler Political Science Program, distinctively grounded in a firm commitment to social justice, democracy, and human rights, engages students in the study and practice of politics to promote the collective good at the local, national, and global level. The program defines politics broadly as the formal and informal ways societies govern themselves. The program offers an innovative curriculum that crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue positive social change. Political science alumni have pursued careers in electoral politics, teaching, law, government, journalism, business, and non-profit organizations, and have earned graduate and professional degrees in several fields.

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology (Developmental Psychologist)

The Department of Psychology at Butler University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August, 2021. We seek a colleague who is committed to and has a track record of exemplary teaching and high-quality research with undergraduate collaborators. Specifically, we are seeking a child developmental psychologist with a cognitive or clinical focus.  The successful applicant will be broadly trained in psychology, ready to teach in a multidisciplinary core curriculum, and committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion through their teaching and research.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate Research Methods, Statistics, and Developmental Psychology and be able to support the building of inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student population. The ability to contribute to Butler’s Neuroscience Minor will further distinguish candidates. Standard teaching load is nine (9) credit hours per semester plus an active program of research involving undergraduate collaborators. Position requires a Ph.D. in Psychology at time of appointment. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, statements of teaching and research interests, a statement explaining your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (including comment on mentoring underrepresented populations), evidence of teaching effectiveness, copies of transcripts, and three (3) letters of reference to R. Brian Giesler, PhD., Chair of Psychology, at psychfacultysearch@butler.edu. Complete applications must be received by February 19, 2021 to be assured consideration.  Hiring decisions will be made subject to final budgetary approval.

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

Program Director, Doctor of Medical Science

The Doctor of Medical Science (DMS) Program within the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (COPHS) at Butler University invites applications for a Program Director.  This position is available as early as April 2021.

The DMS program provides an avenue for those physician assistants (PAs) interested in expanding their understanding of medical knowledge, developing leadership and business skills, and promoting lifelong learning. All courses  are offered online, allowing students to continue to work within their communities while taking classes and working towards the achievement of an advanced degree in a way that best suits their personal schedule. The flexible program allows PAs to build on their previous education and experiences with a continued focus on primary care.

This position is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track faculty appointment with administrative duties in the College.  Academic rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s level of experience and qualifications at the time of hiring. The Program Director will be responsible for providing programmatic leadership, direct student advisement, curricular oversight and assessment, programmatic evaluation, and oversight of the admission criteria and process for the program.  The Program Director will engage in teaching, scholarship, and service activities consistent with the typical requirements of COPHS faculty. The Program Director will serve as a member of the College Leadership Team.

Key job responsibilities include:

Development, administration, continuous review and analysis of the program’s policies and procedures.
Recruitment of qualified faculty and provision of leadership, direction, and mentorship to faculty on matters of curriculum and instruction.
Development and implementation of strategies to ensure a continuous stream of highly qualified student applicants into the program, sufficient to grow the program and encourage diversity, equity, and objectivity in student recruitment and selection at the national level.
Advisement of students, and fostering of effective communication between the Administration of the University and the College, faculty, staff and students. 
Development and application of effective assessment strategies for curricular and programmatic improvement, ensuring student learning outcomes are met and best educational practices in the field are known and applied by faculty.
Management of the DMS Program’s annual budget, applying strategies to support long-term sustainability.
Fostering of interdisciplinary and interprofessional participation in education and service among faculty, staff, and students.

 

It is strongly preferred the program director be a physician assistant with a doctorate degree or a physician with experience working with PAs.  The candidate must have, or be eligible for, licensure in Indiana.  Strong preference will be given to candidates with experience in teaching graduate medical learners and familiarity with online teaching.  Applications and inquiries may be directed to:  COPHSsearch@butler.edu

 

 

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

 

Full-Time Lecturer of MIS, Lacy School of Business

The Lacy School of Business invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in Management Information Systems beginning fall 2021, subject to final budgetary approval.

The MIS program at LSB is growing, and we would like to find a candidate who possesses a Master’s degree or PhD in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, IT, Data Science, or a comparable area of study with an interest in pursuing an active research agenda. A candidate who has both strong IT and statistical data analysis skills is preferred.

Desired areas of expertise of the candidate include Microsoft Excel, principles of information systems, database and business analytics.  Experience in teaching or working in healthcare IT, ERP and IT security is preferred. Teaching may be in-person, online or in a hybrid mode. The teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester.

The candidate needs to have a strong commitment to teaching involving lecture, discussion, projects, and cases appropriate for undergraduate students and a willingness to contribute to a college that values experiential learning. Additional responsibilities include academic advising and service on academic committees.

The MIS program is housed in the Lacy School of Business.  Students in the business school can earn a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems major or minor. Students from other colleges of Butler University can also earn a MIS double major or MIS minor.

Applications should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness, statement of teaching philosophy showing the commitment to teaching a diverse student body, and the contact information of three current references.  We seek candidates whose working, teaching and service responsibilities has prepared them to contribute to engagement with and inclusion of culturally diverse students, faculty, and staff.  Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and intercultural development in an educational and work environment and will be willing to contribute to building an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.

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. Butler is committed to providing personalized liberal and professional education to 4,400 undergraduate and 500 graduate students in its six colleges.  Fully accredited by AACSB-International, the Lacy School of Business enrolls over 1100 full-time undergraduates and nearly 250 part-time MBA students.  In addition, it has a Master of Management, a Master of Professional Accounting program and a Master of Risk and insurance program. The new Business Building was recently opened in Fall 2019.

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

Screening of applicants will begin in February 2021.  All preliminary and finalist interviews for this position will be conducted virtually.  We require all applications to be submitted electronically and addressed to:

Dr. Hongjiang Xu, Search Committee Chair

Department Chair of MIS and Operations

Lacy School of Business

Butler University

Email: mislecturer@butler.edu

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

The Department of Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Butler University’s Lacy School of Business invites applications for a full-time lecturer (non-tenure track) beginning in August 2021, subject to final budgetary approval. We are searching for an individual who will be able to contribute to our experiential business curriculum in areas such as the First-year Business Experience and Real Business Experience.  Typical teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester.  Applicants should have a master’s degree or higher in a business-related field.  Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in entrepreneurial finance, as well as experience with startup(s) or corporate innovation.

Applications should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness, statement of teaching philosophy showing the commitment to teaching a diverse student body, and the contact information of three current references.  We seek candidates whose working, teaching and service responsibilities has prepared them to contribute to engagement with and inclusion of culturally diverse students, faculty, and staff.  Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and intercultural development in an educational and work environment and will be willing to contribute to building an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.

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. Butler is committed to providing personalized liberal and professional education to 4,400 undergraduate and 500 graduate students in its six colleges.  Fully accredited by AACSB-International, the Lacy School of Business enrolls over 1100 full-time undergraduates and nearly 250 part-time MBA students.  In addition, it has a Master of Management, a Master of Professional Accounting program and a Master of Risk and insurance program. The new Business Building was recently opened in Fall 2019.

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

Screening of applicants will begin on March 22, 2021.  All preliminary and finalist interviews for this position will be conducted virtually.  We require all applications to be submitted electronically and addressed to:  eisearch@butler.edu.

Full-Time Instructor, Butler University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a one-year, full-time Instructor (non-tenure track) beginning in August 2021 for subject to final budgetary approval. We are searching for an individual who will be able to contribute to introductory majors’ courses in the area of genetics, cellular/molecular biology, and non-majors’ courses in the core curriculum. Typical teaching load is 12 credit hours for per semester.

Applicants should have a MS in biology or related field (Ph.D./ABD preferred), a strong commitment to undergraduate education, and an interest in contributing to building an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population. Candidates will be asked to provide evidence to their commitment for diversity and inclusion.  

 

Applicants should submit a single complete PDF document consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a list of three potential references (including one from the candidate’s current position), and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Chris Stobart (cstobart@butler.edu) Letters of recommendation will be requested in the event of an interview. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately upon receipt.

 

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

Instructor of Psychology, Non Tenure Track

The Department of Psychology at Butler University invites applications for a one-year non-tenure track Instructor position beginning August, 2021. We seek a colleague who is committed to exemplary teaching and collaborative research with undergraduate students and who will be able to support the building of inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student population

The successful applicant will be able to teach sections of Social Psychology, Research Methods and Statistics I and Psychological Inquiry (our introductory psychology course).  Ability to teach Human Sexuality, Industrial-Organizational Psychology or Biopsychology will further distinguish applicants.  Standard teaching load is 4 classes per semester, but 1 class per year may be reassigned if the applicant involves our students in high quality independent research.  Position requires a Ph.D. in psychology at time of appointment, although qualified ABD individuals will be considered.  The successful applicant will be broadly trained in psychology and committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion through their teaching and research.

Send cover letter, CV, statements of teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, copies of transcripts, and three (3) letters of reference to R. Brian Giesler, Ph.D., Chair of Psychology, at psychfacultysearch@butler.edu

Applications will be reviewed as they are received; complete applications should be received by April 26, 2021 to ensure consideration, but applications will be considered until the position is filled.  Hiring decisions will be made subject to final budgetary approval.

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.   

 

Labor Condition Applications

 

 

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.