003784-2017 - Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor

The School of Nursing at Purdue University is seeking energetic and innovative faculty for a Clinical Track position. We are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals.  The successful candidate will possess a passion for innovation and developing nurse leaders who can transform healthcare. The candidate will be open to the use of technology, simulation and creative pedagogies that contribute to the growth and development of baccalaureate and/or advance practice nursing students. Teaching settings include classroom, clinical, and simulation. Clinical expertise in Medical/Surgical, Obstetric, Pediatric, Psychiatric and/or Public Health Nursing is sought. Individuals in this role will contribute to the clinical scholarship, engagement and service missions of the University, College of Health and Human Sciences, and School of Nursing.  


Clinical Track faculty in the School of Nursing. This is an Academic year appointment. Rank and salary based on qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

  • DNP/PhD preferred
  • MSN candidates to complete DNP/PhD within a negotiated time frame
  • Master’s degree in Nursing required
  • Clinical experience (minimum 5 years)
  • National certification in area of expertise
  • Eligibility for RN licensure in Indiana
  • Previous college-level teaching preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

Application to include

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of interest indicating
    • area of expertise
    • description of how qualifications fit the position (scholarship, engagement, instruction)
    • teaching philosophy
    • Copy of current certification(s)

Please submit documents to Kristen Kirby, Search Committee Chair, c/o Roxanne Martin (administrative assistant), School of Nursing, Purdue University, 502 N. University Street, West Lafayette, IN  47907.  Telephone: 765-494-4003; Fax: 765-496-1800; E-mail: martinrj@purdue.edu Chair, Kristen Kirby's email is kfkirby@purdue.edu.  Review of applications will begin in October 2017 and will continue until positions are filled.  Start date: January 2, 2018 or August 13, 2018.

Purdue University, a public land-grant university, is located in West Lafayette, Indiana, just 1 hour north of Indianapolis and 2 hours south of Chicago. The School of Nursing has over 500 students, offering baccalaureate, masters, DNP, and PhD programs.

A background check will be required for employment in this position.

The School of Nursing expects faculty to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

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


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