Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor or Assistant/Associate Professor - Nursing

  • Indiana University Northwest
  • Indiana University Northwest, Broadway, Gary, IN, USA
  • Feb 10, 2020
Full time   Nursing

Job Description

Indiana University School of Nursing invites applications for a Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor or Assistant/Associate Professor available to start August 1, 2020. The Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor or Assistant/Associate Professor position is a full-time, 10-month academic position in the School of Nursing, which is part of the College of Health and Human Services at Indiana University Northwest. The Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor is a non-tenure-track position; the Assistant/ Associate Professor is a tenure-track position. The position focus is on teaching undergraduate/graduate didactic and clinical nursing courses. Key working relationships include those with other faculty members, as well as with adjunct faculty/preceptors who administer clinical education at the clinical affiliates. The Assistant/Associate Professor position includes the expectation of independent and/or collaborative research. Both tracks include service responsibilities, which may involve participation at the department, division, campus, and/or community level.  The School of Nursing is committed to the values of diversity and inclusion.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities for the position will include teaching undergraduate/graduate didactic and clinical nursing courses; assisting with curricular development, implementation, and evaluation; mentoring students; community service/shared governance activities; as well as conducting independent and/or collaborative research (required for tenure-track position; encouraged in other ranks). Research start-up funds and summer support may be available for tenure-track faculty.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Rank dependent upon educational preparation, experience, and preference.
  • Current clinical practice experience
  • Ability to conduct independent and/or collaborative research required for tenure-track position



One of eight regional campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Park. The campus has a diverse population of approximately 4,000 students and offers associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, as well as postgraduate certificate programs, in a variety of disciplines in arts and sciences, business and economics, education, nursing and health professions, public and environmental health, and social work. It is home to the region’s only medical school and local and nationally top-ranked programs in actuarial science, business, and health information management, among others. IU Northwest emphasizes high-quality teaching, faculty and student research, and community engagement. As a student-centered campus, IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity, and engagement.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in nursing
  • Licensed in the state of Indiana or eligible for endorsement.
  • DNP/PhD required for tenure track (ABD candidates will be considered for tenure-track position, with expectation for completion within one year of hiring).
  • Ability to conduct independent and/or collaborative research required for tenure-track position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous teaching experience
  • DNP/PHD preferred for Clinical track
  • Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

Application Details

Applications must include a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, statement of teaching (statement of research and teaching for tenure-track position) and contact information for three references to include mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone numbers. For best consideration, apply by 2/24/2020; the search will continue until position is filled.

Application for Clinical Track here []

Application for Tenure Track here []

Department Contact for Questions: Susan M. Rouse, PhD RN CNE, Associate Professor and Associate Director of Undergraduate Program, 3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408, (219) 980-6726,


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Application Deadline

For best consideration, apply by 2/24/2020