Visiting Instructor Nursing

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Hammond, INDIANA

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 the position of Visiting Instructor for an academic year appointment starting August 15, 2022.

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. 


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. 


If applicable:  Dissertation must be successfully defended by the start of the academic year, August 15, 2022.  Proficiency in English, written and spoken, is required. 


Expertise in the following area is desirable:


  • Adult health/Critical Care Nursing
  • Psych Mental Health


Responsibilities include use of evidence-based approaches to classroom and/or clinical teaching in the undergraduate program.  Salary is commensurate with experience and education.


Purdue University Northwest offers an attractive salary and an excellent benefits package.

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 curriculum vita including no less than 3 professional references.


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 Northwest 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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