Healthcare Administration/ Management, Assistant/Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy Practice

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Butler University

Position Overview

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Butler University is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track faculty position in Social and Administrative Science with a focus in Health System Pharmacy Administration.  Candidates should have teaching and research experience in one or more of the following areas: health systems administration, quality improvement, health services research, patient safety, managed care administration, or specialty distribution.

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers four academic programs: Doctor of Pharmacy, Masters of Physician Assistant Studies, Masters of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Bachelors of Science in Health Sciences. The College and the University faculty encourage and promote opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration.  

Primary responsibilities include teaching Doctor of Pharmacy students both in the didactic and experiential components of the curriculum. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, establishing a research program that involves mentoring students and working collaboratively with faculty on joint teaching and research opportunities especially in the areas of pharmacy administration, practice based research, and health care delivery. 


The successful applicant will possess a doctorate in Social and Administrative Sciences or a related field, or a PharmD degree with advanced experience or training in a social or administrative discipline (e.g., residency, fellowship or master’s degree). A doctorate at time of appointment is preferred, but ABD candidates close to completion will be considered.


To Apply

Applicants must submit a:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Summary of teaching experience
  • Names and addresses of three professional references

Completed materials should be submitted to: Annette McFarland, PharmD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208 or via Email address: [email protected]


Butler University is a nationally recognized academic institution ranked 2nd in the Midwest among regional universities and #1 in the category most innovative schools in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report. Butler is located in Indianapolis, Indiana, home to a growing biosciences industry and academic partnerships. For more information see and


Butler University 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.