Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Instructor in Physics/Astronomy at Butler University in Indiana

Date PostedJuly 17, 2019
Employment TypeFull-time

The Physics & Astronomy Department of Butler University invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the level of Instructor to begin in August 2019. This is a one-year position, with possibility of continued re-appointment.

Candidates with a Ph.D. in Physics or Astrophysics are preferred, although candidates with a Master’s in one of these disciplines will receive consideration. The successful candidate will teach an introductory algebra-based physics course with one laboratory section, as well as a physical science or astronomy course for non-science majors, including two laboratory sections per semester. The successful candidate will also work with undergraduate students on research projects in physics, astronomy or physics-education. Please send a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement of research interests and 3 letters of recommendation via email to: Laura Brandenburg at

To guarantee full consideration applications must be received by March 31, 2019.


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.