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Graduate Assistantships and Employment

New Job Posting Template (for Schools/Departments who want to post a graduate position)

A limited number of graduate job opportunities are assigned by individual schools and departments on a competitive basis. Full-time students will assist with faculty research, tutoring and administrative tasks. Graduate assistants may receive a stipend (that varies from program to program) and often a partial or full tuition scholarship.  Please be advised that Unversity policy does not permit us to hire a student who may already be employed in any other capacity at the University.

Grad students who qualify may apply for federal work-study positions on campus, or take on part-time, off-campus employment opportunities in Pittsburgh.

Check back often for additional  job postings.


Please check back often for new postings.

Position Title:   Ethics Research Assistant                                                Start Date:  August 24, 2015

Dept/School: Theology

Type of Position:  Hourly Only

Job Requirements: Assist two faculty members with research project. Visit classes to administer consent forms and student surveys. Lead student discussion groups and transcribe. De-identify data collected during research project. Collect additional research data. Student should be available to work both fall and spring semesters as well as May 2016.

Contact Person: Dr. Elizabeth Cochran

Contact Phone: 412-396-5716

Contact Email: cochrane@duq.edu

Additional information, if any: Weekly workload may vary but will be under ten hours per/week.

Position Title:  Title Instructional Consultant for TAs

Dept/School:
Center for Teaching Excellence                                             Start Date:  July 1, 2015

Type of Position:  Hourly plus Tuition

Job Requirements: CTE is seeking a graduate student with college level teaching experience to assist in coordinating support for TAs across campus and contribute to the development of CTE's online resources. This unique position offers an opportunity for a graduate student to be mentored in providing University-wide instructional leadership and resource development. As the Instructional Consultant for TAs, the graduate student will be expected to demonstrate teaching excellence and administrative proficiency. This is a one-year appointment, with a stipend of approximately $14,000 with tuition remission of up to 6 credits per semester (Fall and Spring only).

Contact Person: Dr. Steven Hansen                                                              

Contact Phone: 412-396-5177

Contact Email: cte@duq.edu

Additional information, if any: For more information, please see file below.
TA Position Information:

Position Title:  Part-Time Training Specialist/Graduate Assistant

Dept/School: Training and Development - Human Resources                     Start Date:  July 1, 2015

Type of Position:  Hourly plus Tuition

Job Requirements: Under the general direction of the Training Manager in the Office of Human Resource Management, the Part-time Training Specialist will assist with various training activities including designing, developing and presenting various employee training programs, in the classroom and within an online course management tool. Training may include, but is not limited to the areas of technology, policy and compliance and soft skills.

Work schedule is flexible, but will consist of 20 hours per week. Work will be reviewed by observation of training sessions, class evaluations, overall improved employee work performance/skill development, and conference.

Contact Person: Joyce Valent                                                                      

Contact Phone: 412-396-5774

Contact Email: valentj@duq.edu

Position Title:  Graduate Assistant (WGS)

Start Date:
Fall Semester 2015

Dept/School:  Center for Women's & Gender Studies Type of Position:
Stipend Only

Job Requirements: The incumbent is responsible for maintaining everyday operations of the Center, helping with the planning and implementation of the Center's various events, and creating a newsletter each semester. Applicants must have excellent organization and time management skills and should have some experience with office and administrative work. In addition, applicants should have a proven history of involvement and interest in women's and gender studies-related issues (academic or otherwise).

Contact Person: Dr. Elaine Parsons

Contact Phone:  412-396-6473

Contact Email:   parsonse@duq.edu


Additional information, if any: Please send resume/CV and cover letter to Dr. Elaine Parsons by Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Materials can be placed in her History Department mailbox (room 603 College Hall) or sent electronically to parsonse@duq.edu.