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Visiting Instructor of Nursing

Purdue University Northwest
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 29, 2023

Job Details

Job Summary

Join an innovative, high performing team of faculty and staff who are building the future of nursing. The College of Nursing is focused on excellence through innovation, applying the best available evidence throughout the curriculum as well as in our teaching approach, and engaging the community for greater impact. The College of Nursing is a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence and is home to the Indiana Center for Evidence Based Nursing Practice, a Joanna Briggs Institute Affiliate Center.

The College offers undergraduate degrees including a traditional BSN, second degree accelerated BSN, and an online RN-BSN. We offer several MSN options including two advanced practice roles (family nurse practitioner and adult-gerontology clinical nurse specialist) and two online options (nurse educator and nurse executive). Our post-master’s DNP program has a focus in translation science.

The College of Nursing seeks applicants for visiting instructor for a spring semester appointment starting January 1, 2024. Reappointment for the 2024-2025 academic year will be contingent on performance and need.

University Overview

Purdue University Northwest (PNW), a premier metropolitan university located in Northwest Indiana, is dedicated to empowering transformational change in its students on its two campuses in Hammond and Westville, Indiana. Part of the Purdue University system and offering more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, PNW is committed to academic excellence, supports growth, and celebrates diversity. PNW’s colleges, schools and centers are distinguished through prestigious accreditations, national recognitions, and competitive rankings.

PNW’s Hammond campus is located only 30 miles from Chicago with the Westville branch campus just 15 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Park. Fostering a university community full of contrasts—urban and rural, industrial and natural, with a well-established history and forward-thinking mindset—PNW’s two campuses serve its students, many of whom are the first in their families to attend college to make the most of this rich range of resources. Moreover, PNW has been designated as a Hispanic-serving public institution dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning and committed to the advancement of a diverse and under-served student population.


This position requires a minimum of a master’s degree in nursing with a doctoral degree preferred; an Indiana or compact registered nurse license is required.


Expertise in the following area is desirable:
  • Adult health
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Simulation
Candidates with clinical teaching experience, classroom teaching experience and online experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should use the online application to provide a cover letter with a statement of teaching philosophy and a curriculum vita including no less than 3 professional references.

Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check. All inquiries, nominations, and applications will remain confidential; references will not be contacted without notice.

PNW offers an attractive salary and an excellent benefits package. For information regarding the benefits package, visit: .

Purdue University Northwest is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Purdue University Northwest

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university located in Northwest Indiana that is dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community.

PNW sits between Chicago’s skyscrapers and Lake Michigan’s sandy shores. Diverse, hardworking, and innovative, we’re where academic excellence meets real-world experience. At PNW, students from next door and students from halfway across the world come together to learn, grow, and connect.

At Purdue University Northwest, we go beyond the classroom, walking the extra mile with students to empower confidence and encourage real-world experiences. We push beyond the boundaries of innovation to drive engagement and make an impact in Northwest Indiana and the world at large.

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