Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Sciences
Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences invites qualified applicants for two non-tenure track, 10-month faculty positions in the Health Science Department.
The mission of the Health Science Department is to develop graduates who improve the world’s health. Our vision is to be the premier destination for undergraduate health education. We value collaboration, community, inclusivity, integrity, and student, faculty, and staff wellbeing.
The Health Science Department currently supports two undergraduate majors: Health Science, and Healthcare and Business. We are exploring the development of a third undergraduate major related to medical humanities and are in the process of optimizing our curricular offerings. We are a growing program, with ~ 330 total students, approximately 95 of which will be incoming first year students in fall 2021.
Course assignments will be made based on successful candidates’ skill sets and departmental needs. Current departmental needs include courses in evidence-based medicine, healthcare communication, healthcare quality and safety, healthcare systems and policy, as well as elective courses in the areas of public/community health, nutrition, and others.
Provide support or instruction into other courses as needed.
Provide academic advising and professional mentoring to students in our majors.
Participate in committees/work groups within the Department of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and/or University as needed.
Serve professional organization(s) at the local, state, and/or national level.
Potential for involvement in community outreach and internship programs.
Research and publish per individual interests and expertise.
Mentor and advise undergraduate student research.
Doctorate or terminal degree in a healthcare profession or health science related field
Teaching experience in related coursework preferred
Demonstrated commitment to innovation in teaching and research
Strong organizational abilities
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
Ability to work in a team environment, including interdisciplinary engagements
Commitment to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within the Butler University community
Interested applicants should submit the following as a single pdf document to Ms. Tina Vawter at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Letter of interest
Statement of teaching philosophy
Names and contact information for three professional references
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement describing past experiences, current interests/activities, and/or future goals for promoting a campus climate of diversity, equity and inclusion
Initial review of applications will begin on July 1, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled. Background checks will be required.
Butler University, founded in 1855 by attorney and abolitionist Ovid Butler, is home to approximately 4,500 undergraduate and 1050 graduate students in six colleges and more than 75 academic majors. Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, a thriving metropolitan area of over 2 million people in the country’s 29th largest city, Butler occupies over 300 acres in a vibrant and diverse neighborhood near the White River on the northwest side of Indianapolis. The University’s mission and strategic direction is described at https://www.butler.edu/butlerstrategy .
Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable envrionment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, erligion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual oreintation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.
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