The Department of Psychology at Butler University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August, 2021. We seek a colleague who is committed to and has a track record of exemplary teaching and high-quality research with undergraduate collaborators. Specifically, we are seeking a child developmental psychologist with a cognitive or clinical focus. The successful applicant will be broadly trained in psychology, ready to teach in a multidisciplinary core curriculum, and committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion through their teaching and research.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate Research Methods, Statistics, and Developmental Psychology and be able to support the building of inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student population. The ability to contribute to Butler’s Neuroscience Minor will further distinguish candidates. Standard teaching load is nine (9) credit hours per semester plus an active program of research involving undergraduate collaborators. Position requires a Ph.D. in Psychology at time of appointment.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, statements of teaching and research interests, a statement explaining your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (including comment on mentoring underrepresented populations), evidence of teaching effectiveness, copies of transcripts, and three (3) letters of reference to R. Brian Giesler, PhD., Chair of Psychology, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Complete applications must be received by February 19, 2021 to be assured consideration. Hiring decisions will be made subject to final budgetary approval.
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.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 2-2021
About Butler University
Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, Butler University is a nationally recognized university with six academic colleges: Arts, Business, Communication, Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Pharmacy and Health Sciences. We’re known for providing small classes, opportunities to engage directly with faculty, and real-world experience through internships, co-ops, research with faculty mentors, performances, and community engagement offerings. These opportunities give our students the knowledge and skills they need to excel after college—both in the workforce and in life. Butler students have had significant success after graduation, as demonstrated by the University’s 98 percent placement rate within six months of graduation.
In 2021, Butler was ranked the No. 1 Regional University in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report, No. 1 Most Innovative School, No. 3 for Undergraduate Teaching, and received national rankings for first-year experience, senior capstone experience, and study abroad opportunities.