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Assistant Professor in the PA Program

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Indianapolis
Categories: Faculty

Department of PA Studies
Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana


Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, didactic, tenure-track, assistant professor in the Master of Physician Assistant Program in the Department of PA Studies.  Responsibilities may include classroom and lab instruction, small group case-based discussion, course management, simulation development, student advisement and mentoring, program and college committee service, community service, and scholarship.  Additional information may be found at Butler College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Applicants should possess the following qualifications:

  • Be a board-certified PA, MD, or DO
  • Have a minimum of three years of clinical experience
  • Be eligible to obtain a valid Indiana license to practice

Preferred qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree in a related discipline for PA-Cs
  • Teaching experience with evidence of commitment to quality teaching coupled with a desire to use innovative teaching methods to engage and educate PA students.
  • Promising record of research and publishing experience
  • Previous experience with and commitment to inclusive and evidence-based pedagogies

Applications must include:

  • A formal letter of interest summarizing their interest in this position and a description of how they meet the qualifications of the position
  • Detailed curriculum vitae
  • Copies of professional transcripts
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • List of three references

At least one of the three should be able to speak to the candidate’s teaching abilities/experiences.

Two of Butler’s key strategic priorities are “to create an intentionally diverse, inclusive, and equitable campus community,” and to “build a culture of empowerment, engagement and accountability.” We seek candidates whose research, teaching, service, and/or life experiences have prepared them to contribute to building an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population. 

About Butler

Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, Butler University is a nationally recognized liberal arts-based institution, ranked #1 in the categories “Most Innovative Schools”, “Best Colleges for Veterans”, “Best Undergraduate Teaching”, and “Regional Universities Midwest” in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report. The physician assistant program is part of a dynamic, multidisciplinary professional college within the university.

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.

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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.