Employment Opportunities

Purdue School of Nursing graduates impact health and influence health care delivery around the world. Our faculty lead research dedicated to advancing evidence-based care and provide transformative learning opportunities for students. By working alongside experts from multiple disciplines within the College of Health and Human Sciences and across Purdue, students and faculty benefit from a collaborative environment that further distinguishes Purdue’s School of Nursing.


Lecturer - Nursing

Job Summary

Principle Duties: The School of Nursing at Purdue University West Lafayette Campus is seeking energetic and innovative faculty for a Lecturer position. We are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including teaching and engagement.  Candidates should address instruction and engagement in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals.  The successful candidate(s) will possess a passion for innovation and developing nurse leaders who can transform healthcare. The candidate(s) willbe open to the use of technology, simulation and creative pedagogies that contribute to the growth and development of baccalaureate nursing students. Teaching settings include classroom, clinical, and simulation. Clinical expertise in Obstetric/Women’s Health, Medical-Surgical, and/or Psychiatric Mental Health nursing preferred. Individuals in this role will contribute to the teaching and service missions of the University, College of Health and Human Sciences, and School of Nursing. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Nursing required
  • Clinical experience (minimum 3 years)
  • Eligibility for RN licensure in Indiana
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills


Professor of Nursing

The School of Nursing in the College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) at Purdue University seeks applicants for the Kathrine Birck Chair in Nursing. This tenured faculty position at the full professor level is a named professorship recognizing a distinguished scholar who has made significant accomplishments in research important to nursing as reflected by a sustained funded research program with publications in high-quality, peer-reviewed research journals, and demonstrated excellence in mentoring. The successful candidate will also contribute to teaching and engagement.  We seek candidates with expertise consistent with one or more of the HHS signature areas of Developmental Health and Wellness, Healthy Lifestyles and Vital Longevity, and Sustainable Organizations and Thriving Communities (https://www.purdue.edu/hhs/research/signature-areas.php).

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