Office of Graduate Admissions

Libermann Hall
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: 412.396.6219
Fax: 412.396.2590
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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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:  Graduate Assistant Start Date:  August 25, 2014
Dept/School:  Dept. of Educational Foundations and Leadership, School of Education Position Type:  Hourly plus Tuition
Job Requirements:  The Graduate Assistant will work under the direction of Dr. Carol S. Parke on a grant to evaluate the NSF funded research project entitled "Designing for Equity by Thinking In and About Mathematics" (in short, the DEbT-M project).  The NSF project includes four partnerships: Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS); Carnegie Mellon University (CMU); the University of Pittsburgh (UPitt); and the prime organization, Educational Development Center, Inc. (EDC).  Dr. Carol S. Parke and Dr. Melissa Boston are the external evaluators of the DEbT-M project.
Contact Person:  Lori Jockel Contact Info:  412-396-1195 or
Additional Information: Application deadline is August 1, 2014.  Please submit a letter describing your qualifications for the position, along with a copy of your resume and transcripts to Lori Jockel at  Remuneration for the 2014-2015 academic year will be stipend and tuition remission.  Two to three days per week are required in the office.  Click here for additional information.

Position Title:  Instructional Consultant for TAs Start Date:  July 1, 2014
Dept/School:  Center for Teaching Excellence Position Type:  Hourly
Job Requirements:  CTE is seeking an experienced graduate teaching assistant to coordinate support for graduate student TAs across campus and contribute to the development of CTE's web resources.  This unique position offers an opportunity for a doctoral student to be mentored in providing University-wide instructional leadership and resource development.  As the Instructional Consultant for TAs, the doctoral student will be expected to demonstrate teaching excellence and administrative proficiency.  This is a one-year appointment at approximately $19,000.
Contact Person:  Dr. Steven Hansen Contact Info:  412-396-5177 or
Additional Information:  Click here for complete details.

Position Title:  Graduate Assistant Start Date:  August 25, 2014
Dept/School:  The Center for the Catholic Intellectual Tradition (CCIT) Position Type:  Stipend
Job Requirements:  Program support for CCIT, including development of background and publicity resources for events, possible assistance with CCIT committee work; interaction and collaboration with other departments and/or outside community partners; communication on behalf of CCIT with a wide range of University constituents and external community partners, maintenance of social media accounts; research related to Director's scholarship and to CCIT initiatives; assistance with Director's faculty responsibilities; clerical work; excellent writing, planning, organizational, and communication skills; competence in Microsoft Word, Excel, web browsers and email software, and facility with social media; other duties as assigned.
Contact Person:  Dr. Darlene Weaver Contact Info:  412-396-1595 or
Additional Information:  The Graduate Assistant supports the administrative and faculty responsibilities of the CCIT Director through directly assigned duties and by aiding the CCIT Office Assistant.  The ideal candidate will possess some combination of: conversancy with resources in Catholic intellectual traditions and an understanding of Duquesne's Spiritan identity and charism; experience working in and with underserved communities; communication and interpersonal skills necessary to execute CCIT initiatives; work experience overseeing multiple time-sensitive projects.  Click here for more detailed information.