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School of Education

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ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS & LEADERSHIP

Posted:  October 1, 2014

The Department of Educational Foundations & Leadership in Duquesne University's School of Education is seeking individuals interested in teaching research and statistics courses as an adjunct instructor. Benefits include one-half basic tuition remission for studies pursued at Duquesne University while the employee is actively employed. Per credit compensation is highly competitive.

Duquesne University's School of Education faculty share a distinct identity manifested through Educational Leadership, Scholarship for Schools and a Spiritan tradition of caring. To learn more about the School of Education, please visit: http://www.duq.edu/academics/schools/education.

The successful candidate may be expected to teach graduate level courses including, but not limited to, Statistics in Behavioral Research, Statistics I, Educational Statistics II, and Research Methods & Design. Courses may be offered in a face-to-face format on campus or on-line through our Blackboard environment. Previous university teaching experience will be viewed positively.

Appointment may begin with the Spring 2015 semester. Applicants should submit: a) a letter of application reflecting qualifications and interests; b) a curriculum vitae; c) transcripts of academic work; and d) a list of references. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until we determine a pool of qualified adjunct instructors.

Candidates for this position should submit all application materials to the attention of Lori A. Jockel, Management Assistant I, Department of Educational Foundations & Leadership, at jockell@duq.edu.

Duquesne University is a private university that serves nearly 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is located on an attractive campus on a bluff within blocks of Downtown Pittsburgh. Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer. To learn more about Duquesne University, please visit our website at http://www.duq.edu.


ASSISTANT/ADVANCED ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

ESL EDUCATION

Posted:  August 27, 2014

The School of Education at Duquesne University invites applications for a 12-month tenure-track position in English as a Second Language Education effective July 1, 2015. Appointment will be at the Assistant or Advanced Assistant Professor rank with priority given to candidates who demonstrate advanced potential for research, teaching excellence and a commitment to preparing educators to teach in urban schools.

Responsibilities associated with this position may include: teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the ESL program, advising and supervising graduate students in the ESL program; participating in the doctoral program in Instructional Technology; providing leadership in national and state accreditation reviews; serving on department, school, and university committees; obtaining external funding for research and development projects; and demonstrating professional involvement in the field.

Required qualifications for this position include an earned doctorate in Foreign/Second Language Education, Applied Linguistics, Educational Linguistics, or a closely related field; ESL specialist certificate (or equivalent) and teaching experience in K-12 schools; evidence of an active research agenda; experience or interest in culturally diverse, urban settings; and demonstrated potential for success in college teaching. Preferred qualifications include three years experience teaching in U.S. PK-12 classrooms and depth of knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas: second language acquisition and pedagogy, cultural and linguistic diversity, English language learners (ELLs), and ESL teacher education.

The Department of Instruction and Leadership in Education offers the Ed.D., M.S., and B.S. degrees and a variety of teaching certifications. Our collegial and dynamic department currently has 16 research-active faculty, who contribute actively to the School of Education's Leading Teacher Program at the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. Faculty research interests cover the breadth of the educational field focusing on curriculum, instruction, technology, and leadership in teaching and teacher education. Our goal is to combine scholarship and teaching to advance the educational professions. Visit our website at http://www.duq.edu/academics/schools/education/graduate-programs-education/english-second-language for more information about the ESL program.

Founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its Mission Statement commits the University to "serving God by serving students - through commitment to excellence in liberal and professional education, through profound concern for moral and spiritual values, through the maintenance of an ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity, and through service to the Church, the community, the nation and the world." Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.

Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples. Motivated by its Catholic and Spiritan identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.

Expressions of interest and applications will be treated in confidence. Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a letter of interest, research statement, teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and three professional letters of reference to: http://apply.interfolio.com/25890. Candidate review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by October 15, 2014. Questions about this position can be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Laura Mahalingappa, at mahalingappal@duq.edu.


ASSISTANT/ADVANCED ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

PRE-K - 4 / EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Posted:  August 27, 2014

The School of Education at Duquesne University invites applications for a 12-month tenure-track position in PreK-4/Early Childhood Education effective July 1, 2015. Appointment will be at the Assistant or Advanced Assistant Professor rank with priority given to candidates who demonstrate advanced potential for research, teaching excellence and a commitment to preparing educators to teach in urban schools.

Responsibilities associated with this position may include: teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the PreK-4 program; supervising students in the field; developing and maintaining relationships with urban public schools; advising graduate students; engaging in scholarly research and writing; providing leadership in national and state accreditation reviews; serving on department, school, and university committees; obtaining external funding for research and development projects; and demonstrating professional involvement in the field.

Required qualifications for this position include an earned doctorate in early childhood education or related discipline; evidence of an active research agenda; experience or interest in culturally diverse, urban settings; and demonstrated potential for success in college teaching. Preferred qualifications include five years experience teaching in early childhood settings and/or PreK-4 classrooms, and depth of knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas within the broader field of early childhood education: early childhood theories, research and practices; curriculum design and implementation; play experiences and early development; and culturally relevant pedagogy in PreK-4 classrooms and urban education.

The Department of Instruction and Leadership in Education offers the Ed.D., M.S., B.S. degrees and a variety of teaching certifications. Our collegial and dynamic department currently has 16 research-active faculty, who contribute actively to the School of Education's Leading Teacher Program at the Undergraduate and Graduate levels. Faculty research interests cover the breadth of the educational field focusing on curriculum, instruction, technology, and leadership in teaching and teacher education. Our goal is to combine scholarship and teaching to advance the educational professions.

Founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its Mission Statement commits the University to "serving God by serving students - through commitment to excellence in liberal and professional education, through profound concern for moral and spiritual values, through the maintenance of an ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity, and through service to the Church, the community, the nation and the world." Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.

Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples. Motivated by its Catholic and Spiritan identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.

Expressions of interest and applications will be treated in confidence. Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a letter of interest, research statement, teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae and three professional letters of reference to http://apply.interfolio.com/25888. Candidate review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by October 15, 2014. Questions about this position can be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Jason K. Ritter at ritterj@duq.edu.