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.

The Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences seeks a collegial, dynamic faculty member to provide innovative teaching and conduct productive research in a 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.

Qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree, specializing in medicinal chemistry, computational chemistry with an emphasis on biologically active compounds, or a related field.
  • Active engagement in research broadly related to medicinal chemistry: areas of current emphasis include cheminformatics, computational chemistry, drug discovery, and synthetic chemistry incorporating big
  • Candidates in the early stages of postdoctoral research are encouraged to apply, even if their primary findings are not yet
  • Ideally, candidates would have teaching experience and a desire to use innovative teaching methods to educate pharmacists and pharmaceutical

Job Description:

  • The main teaching responsibilities of the hired applicant will be medicinal chemistry lectures, focusing on structure activity relationships of drug classes, 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 also 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
  • The hired applicant will engage students in the Doctor of Pharmacy, M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, and M.S. in Data Analytics 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 and life We are particularly interested in candidates who bridge chemical and biological information using large, diverse datasets.
  • The salary is fully supported by the university on a year-round (12-month)
  • Starting date is flexible.

There are unique opportunities for interactions and collaborations between basic scientists and clinical pharmacists at Butler University. In a 5,000 square foot state-of-the-art collaborative laboratory, current faculty engage in NIH and NSF-funded research involving bioinformatics, precision medicine, drug discovery, and data analytics. Computational researchers also have ample access to multiple supercomputers on campus. 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 molecular mechanisms.

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 University 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/

Application

Your application should contain a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 1-page statement of teaching philosophy, 2-page research statement (including a 5 year 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 to Rebecca Welch, rwelch@butler.edu. Questions should be sent to Dr. Marcos Oliveira, moliveir@butler.edu. Review of applications will begin on June 13, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

VISITING INSTRUCTOR POSITION IN THEATRE BEGINNING AUGUST 2022

POSITION: Visiting Instructor of Theatre; Two-semester (9-month) position

TEACHING AREAS: Theatre Studies including courses for majors in Theatre History, Theory, Analysis, and Criticism; and courses for non-majors in the university core curriculum.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

RESPONSIBILITIES: Primary responsibilities include teaching Theatre Major courses in Theatre History, Theory, Analysis, Criticism, as well as courses in the core curriculum.  Qualified candidates may have the possibility of directing a departmental production. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching. As a one-year Instructor of Theatre, the teaching load is 4-4, and there are no committee service assignments.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A completed PhD in Theatre
  • A strong record of teaching college-level Theatre History, Analysis, and Dramatic Literature from a global and inclusive perspective
  • An additional emphasis that contributes to the diverse nature of our BA program is desired
  • A record of ongoing scholarly publication
  • The Butler Theatre mission is: “We prepare students to develop their individual voice and to integrate their comprehensive theatre training into purposeful lives. We value an inclusive and welcoming environment with a diverse range of artists, traditions, ideas, and audiences.” We seek a candidate who is qualified to undertake this mission with us.
  • 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 their coursework from an inclusive perspective.

APPLICATION: Applications should include a cover letter; teaching statement; 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 three references. Please send application materials as a single PDF scan to: theatre@butler.edu

Review of applications will begin May 16, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

Butler University, one of the nation’s leading master’s comprehensive universities, was founded in 1855 on the principle of equal access to higher education for both genders and all races. Butler encompasses six colleges with an enrollment of 5000 undergraduates and 500 graduate students, and emphasizes a liberal arts education with more than 60 majors. The Jordan College of the Arts, one of the five professional colleges, includes undergraduate programs in theatre, arts administration, art + design, dance, and music; a graduate program in music; and the Butler Community Arts School, an arts education program.

Butler University is a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre. The Department of Theatre offers a comprehensive BA theatre degree comprised of rigorous training, innovative production work, partnerships with local Equity theatres and other cultural institutions, a biennial international guest artist program, overseas study trips, and a commitment to Anti-Racist theatre practices. More information is here: www.butler.edu/theatre

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer and 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.

The Department of Psychology at Butler University (Indianapolis, IN) invites applications for two, one-year, non-tenure track Instructor positions beginning August 2022. We seek colleagues who are committed to exemplary teaching and collaborative research with undergraduate students and who will be able to support the building of inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student population.

Both positions require a Ph.D. in psychology at time of appointment, although qualified ABD individuals will be considered.

The successful applicants will be able to teach either or both of our integrated Research Methods and Statistics courses as well as Psychological Inquiry (our introductory psychology course). Experience teaching courses in an area of specialization (e.g., neuroscience, social psychology, industrial-organizational psychology) will further distinguish applicants. Please note that in-person teaching is required for these positions.

Standard teaching load is 4 classes per semester, but 1 class per year may be reassigned if the applicants involve our students in high-quality independent research.

Please submit a cover letter, CV, statements of teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, copies of transcripts, and three (3) letters of reference to Amanda C. G. Hall, Ph.D., Chair of Psychology, through the following link: http://careers.butler.edu/cw/en-us/job/494306?lApplicationSubSourceID=11182

Applications will be reviewed as they are received; complete applications should be received by April 18, 2022 to ensure consideration, but applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Hiring decisions will be made subject to final budgetary approval.

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff. In addition, hiring and other employment-related decisions are made on the basis of an individual’s qualifications, past experience, overall performance, and other employment-related criteria. It is the policy of the University to provide equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

The Department of Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Butler University’s Lacy School of Business invites applications for a full-time lecturer (non-tenure track) beginning in August 2022. We are searching for an individual who will be able to contribute to our experiential business curriculum in areas such as the First-year Business Experience and Real Business Experience. Typical teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. Applicants should have a master’s degree or higher in a business-related field.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience with startup(s) or corporate innovation.

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

Butler University is a private, residential university located on a beautiful 300-acre campus about 10 minutes north of downtown Indianapolis, the twelfth largest city in the United States. Butler is committed to providing personalized liberal and professional education to 4,400 undergraduate and 500 graduate students in its six colleges. Fully accredited by AACSB-International, the Lacy School of Business enrolls over 1100 full-time undergraduates and nearly 250 part-time MBA students. In addition, it has a Master of Management, a Master of Professional Accounting program and a Master of Risk and insurance program. Dugan Hall is the home of the Lacy School of Business and was recently opened in Fall 2019.

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

Screening of applicants will begin on March 11, 2022.  We require all applications to be submitted electronically and addressed to:  eisearch@butler.edu.

The Department of Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Butler University’s Lacy School of Business invites applications for a full-time lecturer (non-tenure track) beginning in August 2022. We are searching for an individual who will be able to contribute to our experiential business curriculum in areas such as the First-year Business Experience and Real Business Experience.  Typical teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester.  Applicants should have a master’s degree or higher in a business-related field.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience with startup(s) or corporate innovation.

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

Butler University is a private, residential university located on a beautiful 300-acre campus about 10 minutes north of downtown Indianapolis, the twelfth largest city in the United States. Butler is committed to providing personalized liberal and professional education to 4,400 undergraduate and 500 graduate students in its six colleges.  Fully accredited by AACSB-International, the Lacy School of Business enrolls over 1100 full-time undergraduates and nearly 250 part-time MBA students.  In addition, it has a Master of Management, a Master of Professional Accounting program and a Master of Risk and insurance program. Dugan Hall is the home of the Lacy School of Business and was recently opened in Fall 2019.

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

Screening of applicants will begin on March 1, 2022.  We require all applications to be submitted electronically and addressed to: eisearch@butler.edu.

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 PhD in Risk Management and Insurance or a related discipline or be far enough long that they will finish their PhD 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 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

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 PhD or be far enough long that they will finish their PhD 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 PhD 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 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
Email: AmosProfSearch@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.