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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 of Pharmacy Practice Precision Medicine/Pharmacogenomics

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Butler University invites applications for a shared, full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure-track faculty position in precision medicine/pharmacogenomics. This position will be based at hc1, a commercial enterprise delivering the leading precision medicine software platform to improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs by leveraging advanced healthcare data analytics. Candidates should have teaching and research experience in precision medicine and/or pharmacogenomics, and will be expected to allocate approximately 50% of their time to University teaching and research responsibilities and 50% to supporting the efforts of our corporate partner, hc1. Primary University responsibilities include teaching Doctor of Pharmacy and Masters in Healthcare Analytics students both in the didactic and experiential components of the curriculum and establishing a program that involves working collaboratively with faculty on joint teaching and research opportunities especially in the area of precision medicine and pharmacogenomics.  Exciting opportunities exist for collaboration with other colleges and programs on the Butler campus and health care organizations and corporations of Indiana.

 

The successful applicant will possess a doctorate or a PharmD degree with advanced experience or training in precision medicine/pharmacogenomics using healthcare data analytics. Candidates should be committed to the development of a multicultural environment, valuing the input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the University.

 

Butler University is a student-focused, learning-centered comprehensive university.  Founded in 1855 by attorney and abolitionist Ovid Butler. The University is home to approximately 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. 

 

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences was established in 1904 and offers programs leading to Doctor of Pharmacy, Masters in Data Analytics, Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Masters of Physician Assistant Studies, Doctor of Medical Science, and Bachelors of Health Sciences.

 

Applicants for the position should submit a letter of interest that includes a statement describing past experiences, current interests/activities, and/or future goals for promoting a campus climate of diversity, equity and inclusion, a curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy, and the name, address and contact information of three references to: Prachi Arora, parora@butler.edu Assistant Professor, 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/

 

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.

Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Experiential Program for Preparing School Principals, College of Education

The College of Education at Butler University invites applications for the position of tenure-track assistant professor beginning August 2022 to teach in and lead our Experiential Program for Preparing School Principals (EPPSP). We seek a colleague with expertise in educational leadership, experience teaching and leading in educational settings, and a demonstrated commitment to interrupting and eliminating inequitable outcomes, to removing barriers, and to creating inclusive conditions for all students in P-12 and in higher education, regardless of any predictive identities. 

 

EPPSP is an innovative and experience-based master's program that prepares its graduates for the many challenges facing school administrators. It provides hands-on opportunities for future school leaders to demonstrate proficiency and to practice leadership skills in their schools. The experiential design of EPPSP incorporates each aspect of the principalship training model into a six-semester experience. Future school leaders enrolled in EPPSP work together intensely in a cohort group environment.

 

Candidates for the position should be able to support learners from a variety of backgrounds with strong, student-centered instructional methods, expand our leadership-focused credit and non-credit bearing programming, and demonstrate alignment with the COE Shared Commitments. The position may include some undergraduate teaching responsibilities.

 

Requirements include Ph.D. or Ed.D. in education or related field by contract start date (an advanced ABD with a confirmed completion date will also be considered), minimum 3 years experience as a school and/or district level leader, documented teaching excellence, a record or promise of published scholarship, and evidence of sustained commitment and action towards diversity, equity, and inclusion in educational settings. Experience as a superintendent or assistant superintendent, university teaching experience, and/or distance education experience is desired but not required. We are particularly interested in applicants from underrepresented identity groups in school leadership.

 

Application Instructions: Please send a letter of application outlining qualifications and including a statement of experiences with a diverse range of people and demonstrating commitment to inclusivity, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references.

 

Materials should be submitted to Dr. Catherine Pangan, College of Education, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46208 or via e-mail to EPPSPSearch@butler.edu. Screening of applicants will begin November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.  For more information about the College of Education, including our Shared Commitments, please visit the COE website at https://www.butler.edu/coe.

 

Butler University is a comprehensive liberal arts institution with about 5,000 students, located in a residential area of Indianapolis. 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.

Adjunct Faculty Position in Pharmaceutical Sciences - Pathophysiology

The Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences seeks a collegial, dynamic applicant with a solid background in biomedical sciences, qualified to teach in Pathophysiology course in the PharmD program.  This is a part-time position that requires face-to-face teaching; course times may be flexible. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States and possess a doctoral degree in pharmacology, biochemistry, or biomedical sciences.  This program requires the candidate to emphasize student-centered learning by encouraging participation in their education and promoting student inquiry.  The department strives to educate next-generation pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists who are contributors to and leaders in the fields of precision medicine and digital health. Please submit your CV and teaching philosophy to the Chair of the Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dr. Marcos Oliveira, moliveir@butler.edu.

 

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 degrees. 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). Ranked #1 as “best undergraduate teaching” and “most innovative schools” in the Midwest region by U.S. News and World Report, Butler is located just five miles from downtown Indianapolis, which is both a cultural center and life sciences hub https://www.biocrossroads.com/top100/ . General information about the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Butler University is available at: http://www.butler.edu/cophs/

 

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.

Faculty position, Arts Administration, Jordan College of the Arts

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 2022. Depending on the candidate’s research interests and trajectory, the position will be offered as either assistant professor (tenure-track) or lecturer (non-tenure track, renewable contract).

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include delivering 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 and service work in the field; and active contribution towards building an inclusive, equitable, and accessable learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population. 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

A terminal degree
Professional leadership experience in not-for-profit arts organization(s)
Significant work experience in not-for-profit arts organizations or government arts agencies
At least one year of undergraduate teaching experience (either full-time or adjunct)
Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated ability to empower, advocate for, and value a broad range of students of diverse identities and experiences, as shown through pedagogy, mentoring, and related activities
A willingness and desire to collaborate within the department, the Jordan College of the Arts, throughout the university, and the greater community

 

We are seeking a student-centered, team player who can contribute in significant ways to the continued growth of the undergraduate program. Candidates with professional experience in finance, fundraising, special event planning and execution, and/or museums are especially welcome to apply. Candidates with experience in equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility work within the arts, and/or teaching social justice and diversity courses within the arts are encouraged to apply. Per Butler University’s current strategic direction, desirable candidates may also have experience and a willingness to teach courses in graduate or certificate programs, and have broad national arts/culture contacts.

 

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 must submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through teaching, service, or professional work; 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 September 15, 2021 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 degree is fully integrated into the University's liberal arts curriculum. The undergraduate arts administration program focuses on preparing students for careers working with a wide variety of artists and not-for-profit 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 where Butler students serve as Teaching Fellows. Butler University is a fully accredited institutional member of the 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. 

Indianapolis is the 13th largest city in America and is home to world-class museums and a vibrant arts community. The Department of Arts Administration has relationships with several arts and culture organizations throughout the community and beyond including Indiana Repertory Theatre, Phoenix Theatre, Fonseca Theatre, Indy Shakes, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, Indianapolis Children’s Choir, American Pianists Association, Dance Kaleidoscope, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, The Children’s Museum, Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Eiteljorg Museum, Indiana State Museum, The Center for the Performing Arts, ArtMix, Spirit & Place Festival, Conner Prairie, Arts for Learning, Classical Music Indy, Indianapolis Art Center, Kids Dance Outreach, Indiana Arts Commission, Arts Council of Indianapolis, and more.

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.

Assistant Professor of Musicology, Tenure Track, Jordan College of the Arts

The Butler University School of Music, in the Jordan College of the Arts, is inviting applications and nominations for Assistant Professor of Musicology, tenure-track.

 

Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate Music History courses that emphasize the periods after 1800, global musics, and existing Music History or Ethnomusicology courses that satisfy the Social Justice and Diversity requirement of the Butler University Core Curriculum. Academic advising, student mentoring, attendance at faculty meetings (area, department, college, and university), committee participation, and service to the university and community is expected of the successful candidate. Two of Butler’s key strategic goals are “to create an intentionally diverse, inclusive, and equitable campus community,” and to “build a culture of empowerment, engagement and accountability.” The successful candidate will actively contribute to building an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population, and demonstrate commitment to teaching diverse repertoires. Continuing excellence in teaching, scholarly/creative activity, and service is expected to qualify for reappointment, tenure, and promotion.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctorate in music (ABD is acceptable)
  • Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level

 

APPLICATION: Review of applications will begin September 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter; current curriculum vitae; a statement on the candidate’s commitment to and experience in advancing equity, inclusion, and access in their teaching and or professional work; and contact information for four references. The requested information should be submitted in a single PDF document to jlroger1@butler.edu.

 

Butler University, one of the nation’s leading master’s comprehensive universities, was founded in 1855 by abolitionist Ovid Butler 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 includes the School of Music as well as the departments of dance, theatre, arts administration, art, and the Butler Community Arts School, an arts education program where Butler students serve as Teaching Fellows. JCA provides focused professional study and collaborative, creative experiences within the context of a strong liberal arts university. We value an inclusive and welcoming environment with a diverse range of artists, traditions, ideas, and audiences, and 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, which is home to Music for All/Bands of America, several professional recording studios, Yamaha Artist Services, Indianapolis Opera, 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. 1 Midwest Regional University by US News and World Report.

 

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.

 

Assistant Professor of Violin, Tenure Track, Jordan College of the Arts

The Butler University School of Music, in the Jordan College of the Arts, is inviting applications and nominations of high-quality artist/teachers for Assistant Professor of Violin, tenure-track.

 

Primary responsibilities include providing dynamic, excellent private violin instruction to undergraduate and graduate music majors and non-majors, holding weekly violin studio classes, coaching chamber music, and teaching additional supportive courses such as pedagogy and repertoire surveys. Two of Butler’s key strategic goals are “to create an intentionally diverse, inclusive, and equitable campus community,” and to “build a culture of empowerment, engagement and accountability.” The successful candidate will actively contribute to building an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population, and demonstrate commitment to performing and teaching diverse repertoires. The candidate is expected to actively recruit violin students which includes providing sample lessons for prospective students, providing coaching/sectionals for high school ensembles (on and off-campus), and participating in new-student auditions. Active participation is expected for all string juries and recital hearing and grading committees each semester. Academic advising, student mentoring, attendance at faculty meetings (string area, department, college, and university), committee participation, and service to the university and community is expected of the successful candidate, as well as the expectation of maintaining a high profile by performing locally, regionally, and nationally. Continuing excellence in teaching, creative/scholarly activity, and service is expected to qualify for reappointment, tenure, and promotion.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's Degree in music or commensurate experience
  •  Evidence of professional-level performance
  • Successful violin teaching at the collegiate level
  • Preferred qualifications include a record of proven success in the recruitment of exceptional college music majors.

APPLICATION: Review of applications will begin September 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter; current curriculum vitae; a statement on the candidate’s commitment to and experience in advancing equity, inclusion, and access in their teaching and or professional work; and contact information for four references. The requested information should be submitted in a single PDF document to jlroger1@butler.edu.

Please do not send recordings at this time, however links to online recordings may be included in the application materials. Some applicants may subsequently be asked to provide links to video excerpts of lessons and/or classroom teaching.

 

Butler University, one of the nation’s leading master’s comprehensive universities, was founded in 1855 by abolitionist Ovid Butler 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 includes the School of Music as well as the departments of dance, theatre, arts administration, art, and the Butler Community Arts School, an arts education program where Butler students serve as Teaching Fellows. JCA provides focused professional study and collaborative, creative experiences within the context of a strong liberal arts university. We value an inclusive and welcoming environment with a diverse range of artists, traditions, ideas, and audiences, and 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, which is the home to Music for All/Bands of America, several professional recording studios, Yamaha Artist Services, Indianapolis Opera, 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. 1 Midwest Regional University by US News and World Report.

 

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.

Continuing Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Actuarial Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

The primary responsibility is to teach 12 credit hours per semester of introductory level mathematics courses such as calculus for STEM majors, calculus for business, college algebra, or introductory statistics.  Other responsibilities include academic advising and contributing to building an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.

 

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

 

Interested candidates should indicate in their application materials whether they can begin their appointment in January 2022 or August 2022 and send a cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching excellence, and two letters of reference (at least one of which should address teaching) to Ms. Rena Duerksen at rduerkse@butler.edu.  Applications review will begin on September 1 and continue in an ongoing basis as they are received until October 1.

 

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 Bridge Program

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (COPHS) at Butler University invites applications for an individual to serve as Program Director for the newly approved Doctor of Medical Science (DMS)-Bridge Program. This position is available as early as October 2021.

DMS-Bridge Program: The department of Medical Science and PA Studies at Butler University comprises three academic programs with two degree offerings. The 24-month entry-level Master of Physician Studies (MPAS) Program has been graduating physician assistants for 25 years. The 50-credit-hour Doctor of Medical Science (DMS) degree program is a fully online post-professional program that serves PAs who are interested in building on their education with more in-depth medical knowledge, as well as those who wish to develop leadership skills and business acumen to advance within their workplace. The new DMS-Bridge Program (“Bridge”) is a 14-credit-hour program designed exclusively for PAs who have graduated within the past 6 months from an ARC-PA accredited, entry-level program, and are interested in expanding their clinical knowledge and leadership skills on their path to the Doctor of Medical Science degree.

 

Position summary: This is a full time, 12-month administrative faculty appointment, non-tenure track, in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The Doctor of Medical Science Bridge (DMS-Bridge) Program Director is responsible for providing leadership, administrative oversight and evaluation of program-wide matters related to curriculum, assessment and admission. The Program Director will work closely with the department chair in supervision of faculty in activities that relate directly to the DMS-Bridge program. The Program Director is a member of the College Leadership Team. Exceptional candidates from locations remote to Indianapolis will be considered.

 

Key job responsibilities include:

 

Provide leadership in the development, implementation and assessment of Bridge program goals
Develop and maintain policies and procedures for the operation of the DMS-Bridge Program

Manage the Bridge Program annual budget
Collaborate with the Associate Dean for Academic and Administrative Services in establishing class schedules for the Bridge Program
Supervise and evaluate the activities and performance of assigned program support staff
Provide leadership and supervision for the development, implementation and assessment of all aspects of the curriculum and admissions in the Bridge program in collaboration with Bridge program committees.
Assign DMS-Bridge faculty workload in collaboration with the department chair
Recruit, hire and evaluate instructors hired as adjuncts or independent contractors
Provide input to the department chair in the recruiting, and hiring of full-time faculty members
Orient new faculty and staff members to the DMS-Bridge Program.
Teach as assigned, serve as an academic advisor to assigned students as needed, and engage in scholarly activities.
Contribute to building an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population

 

 

Qualifications:

 

It is strongly preferred the program director be a physician assistant with a doctoral degree or a physician with experience working in PA education.  The candidate must be nationally certified and be eligible for licensure in Indiana. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have experience in teaching graduate medical learners and familiarity with online teaching.  The program director must have the requisite knowledge and skills to administer the program effectively.

Application

 

Interested applicants should submit a single pdf document including:

Letter of interest, including description of experience with online teaching and mentoring student research
Curriculum vitae
Statement of teaching philosophy
Statement describing past experiences, current interests/activities, and/or future goals for promoting a campus climate of diversity, equity and inclusion
List of three references including name, title, and contact information

to Brenda Quincy, PhD, PA-C, search committee chair, at bquincy@butler.edu.

 

Timeline

 

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

 

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.

Assistant Professor of Sociology & Criminology with expertise in Criminology

The Department of Sociology and Criminology at Butler University is seeking a dynamic teacher with a strong research agenda to join our department at the level of Assistant Professor (tenure track) starting August 15, 2022.  The successful candidate will have a primary specialization in criminology.  Preferred secondary areas of expertise may include international sociology, urban or community sociology, or public policy, although candidates with other secondary areas of expertise will also be considered. 

The teaching load for tenure track faculty is 3 courses per semester.  In addition to teaching courses on criminology, there may also be opportunities to teach required sociology courses (i.e. Introduction to Sociology, Theory, Senior Seminar) as well as to contribute to interdisciplinary programs in International Studies, Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and/or Science, Technology, and Environmental Studies.  The department welcomes candidates with experience in undergraduate research, internship programs, and other engaged-learning pedagogies, as well as those whose work addresses marginalized communities.  Preference will be given to applicants with a Ph.D. in Sociology, as well as those who demonstrate a commitment to building an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.  Candidates who are ABD but expect to complete their Ph.D. by August 2022 will also be considered.

Housed in Butler University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Department of Sociology and Criminology has six full-time faculty.  We offer degrees in sociology and criminology, with an optional concentration in social work and social policy within the sociology major, as well as combined majors with psychology.  For more information about the department, see https://www.butler.edu/sociology-criminology.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts of graduate work, teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching excellence, a representative sample of scholarly work, as well as a statement of research plans and a teaching philosophy.  Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide at least three letters of recommendation.

Application materials should be sent electronically to soc-application@butler.edu.

For questions about the position, contact Dr. Stephen Barnard, department chair and chair of the search committee: sbarnard2@butler.edu.  Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Butler University is a comprehensive, liberal arts-based institution with a student population of 5500 (4500 undergraduate), located in a residential area of Indianapolis.  Butler 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 in Strategic Communication, College of Communication

The Strategic Communication Department in the College of Communication at Butler University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track lecturer position with an expected start date of August 2022. This position will primarily support our growing online graduate program, with additional opportunities to deliver in-person courses in our strong undergraduate program. We seek applicants with previous experience developing and delivering highly engaging online graduate courses in strategic communication or a related field, and a commitment to the integration of theory and practice, experiential learning, and inclusive pedagogies.

 

Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree and significant professional experience in Strategic Communication, Public Relations, Advertising, Mass Communication, or related field. Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree or Ph.D., significant professional experience in the field in a leadership position, and/or demonstrated excellence in developing and delivering online graduate courses. Additionally, we seek applicants with experience working with students and faculty from a variety of backgrounds, and an ability to build connections within the professional community.

 

Candidates for the position should be able to develop and teach a range of online graduate courses in strategic communication, which may include courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Candidates with expertise in strategic communication subfields such as advocacy and communication with diverse audiences are especially encouraged to apply. In addition, we seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and intercultural development in an educational and work environment and enthusiasm to contribute to the inclusion efforts on campus.

 

About the University and the College of Communication: Butler University is a comprehensive, liberal-arts based private university located in the vibrant and culturally diverse city of Indianapolis and is committed to undergraduate teaching excellence. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students across its six colleges, including the College of Communication. The College enrolls approximately 550 students across its 9 majors and online graduate program in Strategic Communication. Lecturers in the College have a typical teaching load of 4 courses per semester and participate in academic advising. Butler offers generous financial support for research, innovations in curricular development, and travel to present for domestic and international conferences. Additional information about the University and the College can be found at www.butler.edu.

 

Application Instructions: Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, current teaching evaluations (if available), and contact information for three faculty references to:   

 

Mark A. Rademacher, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Graduate Director

Re: Strategic Communication Search

stratcomsearch@butler.edu

 

Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity at Butler University are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter.

 

Review of applications will begin October 11, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Consideration will be given only to complete applications. 

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, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Accounting, Lacy School of Business

The Lacy School of Business at Butler University seeks applications for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position in Accounting. We are especially interested in applicants with a strong focus on Financial Accounting. Also, being able to teach Information Systems and/or Managerial Accounting is a plus.  The position start date is August 2022, and the standard teaching load is nine credit hours per semester with release time made available based on research productivity. A willingness and ability to teach online is also expected.  Applicants must either have a Ph. D. or be far enough long that they will finish their Ph. D. by August 2022. 

Applications should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness, statement of experience with and commitment to teaching a diverse student body, and the contact information of three current references.  We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service 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. Additionally, successful candidates will share our belief that individual faculty members can make a difference in the life of a student, with creativity and risk-taking are important facets of teaching and learning. Further, research must be balanced with, and complementary to, excellent teaching.

The Accounting program at LSB is outstanding. The successful candidate will contribute to an undergraduate and the Master’s program whose graduates are in high demand by both Big Four and regional accounting firms as well as the industry. Candidates should have a Ph.D. or be near completion and 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 1,100 full-time undergraduate students and offers a Masters in Professional Accounting, an MBA, a Master of Management, and a Master of Science in Risk Management. The Business Building was recently opened in Fall 2019.  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 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.  All preliminary interviews for this position will be conducted virtually.  We require all applications to be submitted electronically and addressed to:

Dr. William Terando, Search Committee Chair
Accounting Department
Lacy School of Business
Butler University
E-mail: AmosProfSearch@butler.edu

Assistant/Associate Professor or Lecturer in Journalism/Sports Media, College of Communication

The Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism and Creative Media in the College of Communication at Butler University invites applications for an assistant/associate professor or lecturer in Journalism/Sports Media with an expected start date of August 2022. This faculty member will primarily teach Media Law and will also be able to teach in one or more of the following areas: media ethics, multimedia journalism, or media production. This faculty member will help shape new directions for our programs.

 

We seek candidates whose research, teaching and/or service have prepared them to contribute to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse students, faculty, and staff. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in an educational and work environment and be willing to contribute to these efforts in the SJCM and on campus. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the infusion of diversity across the Journalism curriculum.

 

Minimum qualifications for the Lecturer position include a master’s degree and significant professional experience in Journalism/Sports Media. Minimum qualifications for the assistant/associate professor position include a Ph.D. or terminal degree in one of these fields or a related field.

 

About the University and the College of Communication: Butler University is a comprehensive, liberal-arts-based, private university located in the vibrant and culturally diverse city of Indianapolis and is committed to undergraduate teaching excellence. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students across its six colleges, including the College of Communication. The College enrolls approximately 550 students across its 9 majors and online graduate program in Strategic Communication. Lecturers in the College have a typical teaching load of 4 courses per semester with an expectation for creative/professional activities. Tenure-track faculty teach 3 courses per semester with an expectation of an active research agenda that leads to publication. Butler offers generous financial support for research, innovations in curricular development, and travel to present for domestic and international conferences. Additional information about the University and the College can be found at www.butler.edu.

 

To apply, candidates must submit:

A letter of application outlining qualifications, a teaching philosophy, and experience with/commitment to teaching a diverse student body and employing inclusive pedagogy.
Curriculum vitae
Current teaching evaluations (if available)
Contact information for three references

 

Materials should be submitted to Dr. Lee Farquhar, Journalism/Sports Media Search Committee Chair, College of Communication, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46208 or via e-mail to sjcmsearch@butler.edu. Review of applications will begin November 10, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Consideration will be given only to complete applications. 

 

Additional Information: 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, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category. 

Non Tenure Track Faculty - Doctor of Medical Science Program, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

The Doctor of Medical Science (DMS) Program within the Department of Medical Science and PA Studies in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Butler University invites applications for a full time, continually renewable, non-tenure-track faculty appointment. This full-time (12-month) faculty position anticipated start date is January 2022.

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

Position summary: The candidate selected for this position will engage in teaching evidence based, up-to-date, online medicine courses and mentoring doctoral student scholarly activities. Faculty will assist in all aspects of the program including recruitment and the development, delivery and evaluation of the curriculum. The faculty will engage in scholarship and service activities consistent with the requirements of the Department of Medical Science and PA Studies and the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and be involved actively with professional organizations at the state and national levels. Candidates who are in locations remote to Indianapolis will be considered.

 

Key job responsibilities include:

Engage in teaching, service, and scholarship within an online collaborative environment
Maintain effective assessment strategies for course and curriculum improvement
Ensure student learning outcomes are met and implement best educational practices in teaching and mentoring
Engage in student and alumni outreach
Identify and pursue opportunities to enhance public relations of the DMS program through institutional, local, regional and national media reports, public appearances, and social interaction
Encourage diversity, equity, and objectivity in student recruitment and selection
Foster curricular and instructional approaches that recognize differences in individual learning, that encourage problem-solving, and that facilitate the acquisition of competencies and skills in the most efficient and effective manner possible

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Be a physician assistant with a doctoral degree; or MD, or DO

Other doctoral level candidates will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Have the requisite knowledge and skills to teach in the online program effectively
Be a graduate from an accredited program
Hold appropriate board certification from the profession
Be eligible or hold active licensure for profession

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching in higher education in a didactic setting
Online teaching experiences
Prior teaching in a PA program or medical school
History in PA leadership, scholarship, and advocacy

 

Application: Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and educational credentials. Candidate must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University.

Interested applicants should email a single PDF document including the following items in order:

Letter of interest
Curriculum vitae
Teaching philosophy
Statement describing past experiences, current interests/activities, and/or future goals for promoting a campus climate of diversity, equity and inclusion
Three professional references including names, title, and contact information

 

to: DMSprogram@butler.edu.

 

Butler University is a nationally recognized academic institution ranked #1 in the Midwest among regional universities and #1 in the category most innovative schools in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report. Butler is located in Indianapolis, Indiana, and home to a well-established, fully accredited, entry- level PA program—the first in the state of Indiana.

 

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. We seek candidates whose previous work and life experiences prepare them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse students, faculty and staff.

 

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.