The College of Nursing seeks applicants for clinical assistant professor for an academic year appointment starting August 13, 2018. 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 Center of Excellence. We support faculty to do their best and to be their best. We offer undergraduate degrees including a traditional BSN, second degree accelerated BSN, and an online RN-BSN. Our MS degree with a major in Nursing with concentrations in the advanced practice roles of family nurse practitioner and adult-gerontology clinical nurse specialist. We will soon be offering online concentrations in a nursing education and the nurse executive. Our post-master’s Online DNP program has a focus in translation science.

Purdue University Northwest is an academically comprehensive regional university and part of the internationally respected Purdue University system. The campuses are located in the northwest Indiana cities of Hammond, less than 25 miles southeast of downtown Chicago, and Westville, near the shores of Lake Michigan. Purdue University Northwest offers baccalaureate and master’s degrees in such Purdue academic strengths as engineering; technologies; behavioral and social sciences; liberal arts; as well as professional programs consisting of nursing, business, education, and hospitality & tourism management. In addition to these degrees, PNW offers a doctorate of nursing practice. More than 10,000 students attend Purdue Northwest. Ethnic minority students comprise one-third of the total student body. International students make up more than 7 percent of Purdue Northwest’s enrollment.

Essential Duties:

  • Responsibilities include use evidence-based approaches to teaching in the undergraduate or graduate program.
  • Contributing to curriculum development and revision.
  • Participating in scholarly work related to clinical practice and teaching.
  • Participating in professional and community service and clinical practice.


The clinical track requires a Master’s Degree in Nursing with a Clinical Doctorate preferred. Expertise in at least one of the following areas is desirable:

  • Adult Health/Critical Care Nursing
  • Community/Public Health Nursing
  • Executive Nursing and Leadership

If applicable: Dissertation must be successfully defended by the start of the academic year, August 13, 2018. Proficiency in English, written and spoken, is required. Candidates with clinical teaching experience, excellent classroom teaching experience and online experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and education. This position begins August 13, 2018.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, vita with references, and a statement of teaching philosophy to the address listed below. Electronic submission preferred.

Search Committee
College of Nursing
Purdue University Northwest
2200 169th Street
Hammond, IN 46323

Dr. Cheryl Moredich: Moredich@pnw.edu

For information regarding our excellent benefits package, please visit: www.purdue.edu/benefits

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