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
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
Potential for involvement in community outreach and internship
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
Strong organizational abilities
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication
Ability to work in a team environment, including interdisciplinary
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
Letter of interest
Statement of teaching philosophy
Names and contact information for three professional
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
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
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