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Open Rank Professor Nursing

Purdue University Northwest
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 9, 2022

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.

This open rank, Associate Professor/Professor position is a full-time, tenured, academic-year position beginning in August 2022.

Tenured faculty responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate nursing in classroom and online environments, conducting scholarly work in a field of expertise, grant writing, and participating in university, professional and community service. Rank and salary will be commensurate with background and experience.

University Overview

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is an academically comprehensive, student-centered university located in northwest Indiana, just southeast of Chicago. As an independent university within the Purdue University system, PNW fosters a vibrant academic community for approximately 7,000 students through high quality and engaging undergraduate and graduate education. Offering nearly 70 academic areas of study at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, PNW’s colleges, schools and centers are distinguished through prestigious accreditations, national recognitions and competitive rankings. The university is widely respected for its faculty’s dedication to student success through experiential learning and collaborative research across its two culturally diverse campuses in Hammond and Westville, Indiana. In the fall of 2020, a new state of the art, 68,000 square foot Bioscience Innovations Building opened and is the home of the College of Nursing on the Hammond campus.


The position requires an earned research doctorate in nursing or a related field (master’s degree in nursing required if doctoral degree is in another field).

Proficiency in English, written and spoken, is required.


Expertise/Certification in one of the following areas is desirable:
  • Adult-Health nursing
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Simulation
Candidates with excellent classroom teaching skills, online teaching experience and evidence of a commitment to contributing to the science of nursing are strongly encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita including references, and a statement of teaching philosophy using the online application.

Purdue University Northwest is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Professional references will be verified prior to any offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check.

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to a diverse workforce. All individuals including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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