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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.

 

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Race, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

The Race, Gender and Sexuality Studies (RGSS) program is committed to intersectional and critical approaches to the study of race, gender, and sexuality. We seek a colleague with expertise in critical theories of race and racism with a corollary emphasis in one or more areas (such as, but not limited to): reproductive justice, environmental racism/sexism/classism, transgender identity, decolonization studies, health disparities, poverty studies, or disability studies with a national, or international, and/or transnational focus. We are looking for a colleague whose teaching expertise complements and expands our current course offerings, which include Critical Theories of Race and Racism, Feminist and Queer Theory, an introductory course in difference and oppression, a social movements/activism course, and a senior capstone. Teaching load is 3 courses (9 credits) per semester.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in ethnic, critical race, feminist, gender, women’s and/or sexuality studies or relevant discipline in the humanities or social sciences required. The doctorate must be completed by August of 2022.
  • Evidence of successful scholarly agenda, which can include public intellectual engagement.
  • Demonstrated record of supporting BIPOC, working class, and first-generation students.
  • Feminist, queer friendly, race conscious, and decolonizing pedagogical practices in teaching.
  • Ability and commitment to mentor students in community-based learning, undergraduate research, and preparation for professional experiences.
  • Demonstrated commitment to program building.

 

Review of applications will begin Jan. 3, but the position will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit the following to: RGSSsearch@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 one or more additional syllabi, descriptions of course activities or assignments, student evaluations or teaching observations, 3 letters of recommendation, unofficial transcripts, and 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 2022, subject to final budgetary approval.

 

The successful candidate will be joining a collaborative and inclusive community of 30 affiliated faculty who collectively contribute a broad offering of courses for the major, and who hail from diverse backgrounds in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, and the arts. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers 33 majors and 33 minors across 12 departments and four interdisciplinary programs of which the RGSS program is one. The others include Science, Technology and Environmental Studies, International Studies, and Peace and Conflict Studies.

 

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. Founded in 1855 by an abolitionist who wanted a university away from the “pernicious influences of slavery,” Butler University was one of the first to admit people of color and the second in the nation, and the first in Indiana to admit women on an equal basis with men. Butler was the first in the nation to establish an endowed chair specifically for a female progressive and the second in the university to appoint a woman to the faculty. The country’s first chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho, a sorority for African American women, was founded on the Butler campus in 1922. On a 300-acre campus, Butler is within a historic north-side Indianapolis neighborhood just minutes from downtown. Indianapolis is the 17th largest city in the United States with a metropolitan area with a diverse population of more than 1.9 million. Indianapolis is a city on the rise with a vibrant arts and culture scene and quality hospitals and schools.

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 politics and/or public policy in the United States. The candidate should have a strong commitment to excellent, inclusive undergraduate teaching and an active scholarly agenda and should be able to teach a methodologically broad undergraduate research methods course. We are particularly interested in candidates whose scholarship and teaching engages indigenous, Latinx/@, or disability politics, inequality, the politics of migration and citizenship, or other areas that complement the department’s present strengths.  The standard teaching load is three courses per semester. The successful candidate will teach research methods, American politics (including courses aligned with their expertise); and will contribute to the Core Curriculum and to building an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population. Ideal candidates will have a record of supporting BIPOC, working class, and first-generation students. 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 5, 2022, 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, 2022. Applicants should submit the following to apsearch@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 2022, 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, individuals with a disability, or any other legally protected category.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences seeks a collegial, dynamic faculty member to teach and conduct research in a 12-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.  A vibrant university located in a growing metropolitan area, Butler is committed to providing a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment for faculty, staff, and students and seeks applicants who will engage in and contribute to those values.

 

Eligibility for hire:

  • A doctoral degree in medicinal chemistry, chemistry with an emphasis on biologically active compounds, or a closely related field.
  • Experience in cheminformatics or computational chemistry and active engagement in research broadly related to pharmaceutical sciences. 
  • Ideally, candidates would have teaching experience and a desire to use innovative teaching methods to educate pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists. 

 

Job Description: 

  • The main teaching responsibilities of the hired applicant will be medicinal chemistry lectures and group learning sessions in the Doctor of Pharmacy program, in a four-course series titled “Principles of Drug Action”, which integrates medicinal chemistry and pharmacology.  The hired applicant will teach courses for M.S. programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences and/or Data Analytics.
  • The hired applicant will be expected to provide innovative and varied learning experiences. The Butler Center for Academic Technology (CAT) (https://www.butler.edu/cat ) supports learning by working with faculty to promote thoughtful and effective use of academic technology and instructional approaches.   
  • The hired applicant will engage students in the Doctor of Pharmacy, M.S. in Pharmaceutical Science, and M.S. in Data Analytics (Bioinformatics) degree programs in research experiences.   
  • The hired applicant is expected to seek extramural research funding and conduct innovative research in a collaborative fashion that integrates the chemical sciences, life sciences, and data mining in drug discovery. We are particularly interested in candidates who bridge chemical and biological information using large, diverse datasets.

 

There are unique opportunities for interactions between basic scientists and clinical pharmacists at Butler University. Furthermore, there are opportunities to develop collaborations in Indianapolis with institutes and companies within the 16Tech innovation district (https://www.16tech.com/), an initiative that brings together technology and biosciences in areas that link big data to the molecular mechanism.

 

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers a diverse set of programs leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, and Bachelor of Science in Healthcare and Business degrees. Butler offers personalized liberal and professional education to 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, 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/  

 

Your application should contain a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 1-page statement of teaching philosophy, 2-page research statement and plan, and 1-page statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion addressing the following two questions: “What does diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) mean to you?” and “How will you commit yourself to fostering your definition of DEI in our program?”  Please submit your full application as a single PDF file or any inquiries to Dr. Marcos Oliveira, moliveir@butler.edu.

 

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.

Assistant Professor, Computer Science & Software Engineering

We invite applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Computer Science and/or Software Engineering, with an anticipated start date of August 15th, 2022.

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 systems courses is preferred. Alternative pedagogical styles and innovative approaches in the classroom are encouraged, and contributing to building an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population is expected. 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) is welcome. A research program that includes undergraduate students is a plus.

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. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion and intercultural development in a work environment and be eager to contribute to inclusion efforts on campus.

Applications

Please send us the following via email to csse@butler.edu:

  • Letter of application
  • Detailed CV
  • Brief statement on your teaching philosophy
  • Brief statement on your research program
  • Copy of your transcript(s)
  • And arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation sent to us, at least one of which addresses your teaching.

Questions may also be submitted to this address. Review of applications will begin January 3rd, 2022.

Our Work Environment

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering is a small, vibrant department with 5 full-time faculty and about 140 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 (https://www.butler.edu/computer-science) or contact the search committee chair at jsorenso@butler.edu.

Butler University, founded in 1855 by an abolitionist on the principle of equal access to higher education for all genders and races, is located on a 301-acre campus in the heart of a vibrant and diverse neighborhood in Indianapolis. Butler enjoys a national reputation for excellence and quality, and has consistently been ranked among the top institutions in its Carnegie category. Butler encompasses six colleges, with an enrollment of 4500 undergraduate and 1000 graduate students, and emphasizes a liberal arts based education with more than 60 academic majors. Visit our website at https://www.butler.edu for a closer look. Indianapolis is the 15th largest city in the U.S., with a growing and increasingly diverse population, a growing tech community, a livable environment, and a very reasonable cost of living.

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 Philosophy, Tenure-Track, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

The Department of Philosophy and Religion at Butler University invites applications for an assistant professor of philosophy, tenure-track, whose area of specialization is contemporary social and political philosophy and ethics, and whose scholarly interests involve critical reflection on social justice and diversity, applied ethics, and the history of ethics and social/political philosophy.  Teaching competency in one or more of the following is also desirable: ethics in non-western traditions; philosophy of race; feminist philosophy; Africana philosophy; bioethics and public health ethics; environmental philosophy; early modern philosophy.  Beyond their contributions to the undergraduate philosophy curriculum, the person hired will regularly teach courses in Butler’s First Year Seminar and/or Global and Historical Studies programs, which are parts of Butler’s core curriculum.  They should also contribute to one or more of the college’s interdisciplinary programs: Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; International Studies; Peace and Conflict Studies; Science, Technology, and Environmental Studies.  The person hired will also be expected to help lead the department’s Ethics minor.  Teaching load is 3/3. Candidates should expect to complete their PhD by August 1st, 2022. 

 

The successful candidate will display clear indications of being a program builder, and will demonstrate an inspiring enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching and contributing to building an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.

 

Founded by abolitionists, 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. 

 

Applicants must submit the following: 

Curriculum Vitae 
1- or 2-page cover letter briefly outlining research interests and teaching philosophy/experience  
Unofficial transcripts 
Three (3) letters of recommendation 
Writing sample 
Thorough evidence of teaching experience/excellence (evaluations, detailed statement of teaching philosophy etc.).   

 

 Application and completed support materials should be submitted via email to:

Claudia Johnson, Administrative Specialist - Department of Philosophy and Religion,ckjohns1@butler.edu

Direct search inquiries to Tiberiu Popa, chair of the search committee, tpopa@butler.edu

Review of applications will begin Dec 10, 2021 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 environement 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 in Risk Management & Insurance

The Lacy School of Business at Butler University seeks applications for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position in Risk Management & Insurance. The position starts August 2022 and the standard teaching load is nine credit hours per semester with release time available based on research productivity. A willingness and ability to teach online is also expected as the School has an online Master’s of Science in Risk and Insurance (MSRI) Program. Applicants must either have a Ph. D. in Risk Management and Insurance or a related discipline 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, that creativity and risk-taking are important facets of teaching and learning, and that research must be balanced with, and complementary to, excellent teaching.

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. Bill and Joanne Dugan Hall is the new home of the Lacy School of Business and was opened in July of 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. Victor Puleo, Search Committee Chair Risk Management & Insurance Department Lacy School of Business Butler University E-mail: RMISearch@butler.edu 

Science Librarian

Butler University Libraries invite applications for a Science Librarian with a 12-month, continuing (non-tenured) faculty appointment. This position serves as the liaison librarian in support of the science departments housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Biological Sciences; Chemistry and Biochemistry; Computer Science & Software Engineering; Engineering Dual Degree; Mathematics, Statistics, & Actuarial Science; Physics & Astronomy; and Psychology) as well as the interdisciplinary programs in Data Science; Neuroscience; and Science, Technology, & Environmental Studies.

Responsibilities:  This position collaborates with faculty to provide course-integrated library instruction in support of programmatic student learning outcomes, leads collection development for science programs, and provides research support for students and faculty. In addition, this position will serve as a staff resource for students working our Information Commons Science Library service point. 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/professional contributions, and university service. To review the full description, read the Science 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. The Libraries provide expertise, resources, and services with a focus on preparing undergraduate students to navigate a complex information environment.  New strategic planning will be underway soon, but the Libraries core mission of support for scholarship, information ethics, and preservation will be maintained. Successful candidates should also be committed to contributing the Libraries’ efforts in building an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population

 

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications: Successful candidates must have a Master's of Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution at the time of appointment,  and have the ability to meet minimum qualifications for the rank of Assistant Professor as stated in the Butler University Library Faculty Guidelines. An educational background in the sciences, or work experience in science disciplines is preferred.

Requested Materials: 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 December 15, 2021, with a flexible start date; ideally no later than July 1, 2021.

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.

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.

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. 

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

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.