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Purdue’s College of Health and Human Sciences is working to make lives better, from creating a supportive and inclusive working environment for faculty, staff and students to delivering high-quality education and groundbreaking research that helps people live healthier, happier lives. By fostering a community of diversity, equity and inclusion and offering abundant career advancement and mentoring opportunities, we are committed to providing the resources our faculty and staff need to succeed. As you embark on your next giant leap in your career, we hope you’ll considering joining us in our persistent pursuit of innovation, together.

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School of Health Sciences

The School of Health Sciences is home to a variety of disciplines and scientific approaches to human health, including biomedical health sciences, medical laboratory sciences, medical physics, health physics, toxicology, and occupational and environmental health sciences. Our transdisciplinary research programs are recognized on national and international levels. Our award-winning faculty have access to cutting-edge technologies to investigate ways to treat and prevent disease and understand effects of toxins and chemicals that threaten human health. Further, our top-quality educational programs offer many experiential learning opportunities for students, preparing them for success and leadership positions in the field of health sciences.

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Department of Nutrition Science

The Department of Nutrition Science educates students and conducts the highest caliber research in a diverse and inclusive environment. We work to maximize didactic and experiential learning through our recognized accredited didactic and coordinated programs in dietetics. Using basic, clinical and applied methods, our transformative research aims to generate and translate knowledge that will influence practice and policy as well as improve nutrition in individuals of all ages. Researchers have access to cutting-edge technologies through the Clinical Research Center and Purdue’s Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships. Our faculty are world leaders and are sought after by national organizations and committees, including the American Society for Nutrition, the Dietary Guidelines Committee and the National Academies.

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School of Nursing

Purdue School of Nursing graduates impact health and influence healthcare 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.

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Lecturer – Nursing


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. 

  • 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

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Associate Administrative Assistant

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Under direct supervision, provide general administrative support for an individual, group of professionals, department, program or other administrative function. Serve as first point of contact. Draft routine correspondence, schedule appointments, organize and maintain paper and electronic files, or provide information to callers and visitors.  Assist with various other support functions as needed.

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Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is home to a thriving interdisciplinary community of clinicians and scientists who focus on speech and hearing sciences, neuroscience, audiology, speech-language pathology and linguistics. Collaborations between clinics and research are encouraged through the M.D. Steer clinics, which provide diagnostic and rehabilitative services to more than 2,000 patients each year. The department has accredited and top-ranked clinical programs in audiology and speech-language pathology as well as stellar bachelor’s, master’s and PhD programs. and awards Bachelors, Masters, AuD, and PhD degrees.

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