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Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor (Practice)

Indiana University Northwest
NW Indiana, approximately 30 miles SE of Chicago and 10 miles from Indiana Dunes National Park
Salary is commensurate with experience and education.
Posted Date
Sep 29, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (Practice) is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track, academic position in the School of Nursing, which is part of the College of Health and Human Services at Indiana University Northwest. The position is a combined practice/ faculty position that serves as the Nurse Practitioner provider in the Campus Health Clinic and faculty member in the School of Nursing. The provider role is a Family Nurse Practitioner who oversees the Campus Health and Wellness Center Clinic, seeing patients, and contributing to the health of the IU Northwest Campus Community. The faculty role is focused on teaching undergraduate/graduate didactic and clinical nursing courses. Key working relationships include those with other faculty members, as well as with adjunct faculty/preceptors who administer clinical education at the clinical affiliates. The position includes service responsibilities, which may involve participation at the department, division, campus, and/or community level. The position reports to the Director of the School of Nursing.

Faculty Responsibilities

  1. Must maintain certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner
  2. Teach in the BSN and MSN program. Expectation is to teach approximately 4 courses per year (fall, spring, summer).
  3. Assist with the facilitation, monitoring, and evaluation of curricular outcomes in the BSN and MSN program in collaboration with faculty and SON administrators.

Administrative Responsibilities

  1. Oversee operation of the Campus Health and Wellness Center Clinic and serve as the main/sole provider; supervision of one non-professional staff member.
  2. Participate in decision making, communication, implementation of clinic and program policies and procedures.
  3. Represent the program, in conjunction with the Director, to the University, School of Nursing, the local community, and professional community.
  4. Assist with clinic and program evaluation and continuous quality improvement activities.
  5. Assist with other activities at the discretion of the Director.

Required Qualifications

  • Current unencumbered APN/ prescriptive authority license in the State of Indiana
  • Current unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Indiana or eligible for endorsement
  • Certification as Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Recent practice experiences as a Family Nurse Practitioner with ability to practice autonomously
  • Graduate degree in nursing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current unencumbered APN/ prescriptive authority license in Illinois (or willingness to obtain)
  • Previous experience in nursing education desirable
  • Earned doctorate in Nursing or a related field (PhD, DNP)
  • Experience working with diverse populations

Department Contact for Questions

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Carol Rozelle DNP, Clinical Assistant Professor, 3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408, (219) 980-6776,

Special Instructions

Interested candidates should review and complete the online application that requires uploading curriculum vitae; letter of application; statement of teaching philosophy; list of three references with contact information to include mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone numbers at

About Indiana University Northwest

One of seven campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Park. The campus has a diverse student population of approximately 3,500 degree-seeking students and 1,800 dual-credit students and has been recognized by the Department of Education as a minority and Hispanic serving institution. The campus offers Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master’s degrees from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, the School of the Arts, and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary, the region’s only four-year medical doctorate program. As a student-centered campus, IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity, research, and community engagement. Indiana University Northwest is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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