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School of Education

We welcome you to apply for the following faculty appointments:


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - SPECIAL EDUCATION

Department of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education

Job Posting Date:  August 25, 2015

Submit Applications to:  apply.interfolio.com/31012

The Department of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education in Duquesne University's School of Education has a new opportunity to fill a tenure-track faculty position in special education at the Assistant Professor level. The opportunity to serve in a leadership capacity is available. Salary and terms of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and will include a 12-month salary, vacation, and benefits package. Appointment begins July 1, 2016.

Responsibilities:

Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence in research related to special education, teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in face-to-face and online formats, advise graduate students, collaborate with colleagues, and enhance the research capabilities of the Department and School.

Duquesne University's School of Education faculty share a distinct identity manifested through Educational Leadership, Scholarship for Schools and a Spiritan tradition of caring. The Special Education Program is nationally accredited by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). 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. To learn more about Duquesne University, please visit our website at www.duq.edu.

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.

Qualifications:

Candidates should have earned a doctoral degree in special education. The specific area of research is open and we welcome applicants with expertise in urban and/or inclusive education and in one or more of the disabilities addressed in special education. Additional areas of expertise such as assessment, instructional and assistive technology, and curricular and instructional support in inclusive settings are preferred. Candidates with K-12 public school teaching experience as well as interest and expertise in securing external resources are also preferred. Additionally, university teaching and/or leadership experience will be viewed positively.Motivated by its Catholic and Spiritan identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer. 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.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Applicants should submit: a) a letter of application reflecting qualifications and interests; b) a curriculum vitae; c) transcripts of academic work; d) sample publications; and e) at least three letters of recommendation to: apply.interfolio.com/31012, attention of Lisa Chir, Special Education Program Assistant. Application review will begin September 30th and will continue until the position is filled.

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.


DEAN - SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

Job Posting Date:  August 17, 2015

Submit Applications to:  apply.interfolio.com/30223

Duquesne University invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Education, to begin July 1, 2016. Duquesne University is a private Catholic, coeducational urban university founded in 1878 by what was at the time the Congregation of the Holy Ghost - now, the Spiritans. The university has earned a Carnegie Classification of Research University/High Activity, one of only nine Catholic universities at that level. It is committed to academic excellence, developing moral and spiritual values, and maintaining an ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity for its nearly 10,000 students. Its attractive campus is located on a bluff overlooking the City of Pittsburgh, one of the nation's most livable cities.

The School of Education, established in 1929, currently serves approximately 400 undergraduate and 575 graduate students, with a full-time faculty of 54. The School offers numerous degree programs, at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral levels, and is accredited by CAEP, as well as appropriate program-level accreditations. Further information about the School can be found at: http://www.duq.edu/academics/schools/education.

The Dean is the chief academic officer of the School of Education and reports to the Provost and Academic Vice President. The Dean assures the quality of academic programs, directs organizational and curricular planning and development, and participates in policy formation for the University. The Dean also oversees fundraising, budgeting, and faculty and staff recruitment, evaluation, and development for the School.

An earned doctoral degree within the larger field of education is required. Additionally, the successful candidate will have:

  • a comprehensive awareness of, and sensitivity to, all of the fields integral to the School of Education: teacher education, instructional technology, counselor education, school psychology, special education, educational leadership, and educational foundations;
  • a record as an accomplished scholar, to have included a demonstrated research agenda in one or more of the above-mentioned fields;
  • a demonstrated record of teaching excellence and a passion for pedagogy;
  • an interest in (and commitment to) the linking of teaching and scholarship in innovative ways;
  • a demonstrated commitment to grantsmanship and fund-raising activities;
  • a style of leadership that promotes the direct involvement of faculty and staff in decision-making, inspires and facilitates trust and collaboration, cultivates teamwork and leadership among faculty and staff, and motivates multiple constituencies within the school;
  • a capacity for advocacy and outreach, on behalf of Education, at the university, community, regional, and national levels, including strengthening existing community partnerships and collaborations;
  • a commitment to achieving academic excellence in a learner-centered, multidisciplinary School of Education;
  • an understanding of national policies and trends in education, including accreditation, as well as the ability to translate these national issues into the local environment;
  • an appreciation (and demonstrated record) of recruiting, retaining, and supporting an excellent faculty and staff; and
  • a demonstrated competence in fiscal and resource management, including attentiveness and responsiveness to the marketplace.

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. The successful candidate should, in the spirit of the city of Pittsburgh, be a builder of bridges: between departments within the school, between the school and the whole of the university, and between the school and the vibrant public and Catholic educational communities of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania. A strong commitment is expected to the University mission, which stresses the value of diversity - of people, ideas, talents, and faiths. Applicants should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.
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.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Application materials must include a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least five professional references (including names, street and email addresses, and telephone numbers) to: apply.interfolio.com/30223. The application review process will begin October 23, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Please direct any questions about this opportunity to Seth Beckman at beckmans@duq.edu.


CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY

Department of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education

Job Posting Date:  June 9, 2015

Submit Applications to:  apply.interfolio.com/29968

The Department of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education in Duquesne University's School of Education invite applications for a non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor in School Psychology position. Salary and terms of appointment are commensurate with a non-tenure track position 12-month salary, vacation, and benefits package. Appointment for the clinical assistant professor position in school psychology begins on or after July 1, 2015.

Responsibilities for the clinical assistant professor position primarily include field site development and oversight, supervision of graduate practicum and internship experiences, face-to-face teaching in the master's in child psychology, PsyD School Psychology, and PhD School Psychology Programs, program development, and service to the University.

Duquesne University's School of Education faculty share a distinct identity manifested through Educational Leadership, Scholarship for Schools and a Spiritan tradition of caring. The School Psychology PhD Program is nationally accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), the PsyD program is current under review for accreditation by the American Psychological Association (APA) and is designated by the ASPPB/NR for licensure eligibility in Pennsylvania; all programs meet the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's criteria for licensure as a psychologist and certification as a school psychologist in Pennsylvania. 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. To learn more about Duquesne University, please visit our website at http://www.duq.edu.

Our 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.

Qualifications: Candidates must have training relevant to school psychology, be license eligible for independent practice, and be eligible for certification as a school psychologist. Preferred candidates currently hold school psychology certification and a license to practice psychology, have three years of experience as a professional school psychologist or a professional psychologist in relevant community settings, have a strong professional identity as a school psychologist, and have earned a doctoral degree in school psychology from an APA-accredited program. Additionally, university-level teaching and leadership experiences are favorable. The Program is committed to enhancing the culture of the School of Education by continuing to increase the diversity of our faculty, programs, and curricula.

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. 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." Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.

Our University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Applicants should submit: a) a letter of application reflecting qualifications, interests and how you might support and contribute to the university mission; b) a curriculum vitae; c) transcripts of academic work; and d) at least three letters of recommendation to: apply.interfolio.com/29968. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For more information please contact Dr. Tammy Hughes, Chair of the Department of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education, hughest@duq.edu.

Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the mission and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.

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.


ADJUNCTS / CLINICAL INSTRUCTORS

Department of Instruction and Leadership

Job Posting Date:  March 26, 2015

Submit Applications to:  apply.interfolio.com/29239

The Duquesne University School of Education, Department of Instruction and Leadership in Education, is seeking adjunct/clinical instructors for the 2015-16 academic year, with expertise in the following areas:

  • Middle Level (Grades 4-8) Education: Math Education; Teaching Language Arts; Teaching Reading
  • Secondary Education: Math Education
  • PreK-4 Education: Language and Literacy; Science Education; Math Education; Social Studies Education; Art and Music

Per credit compensation is highly competitive, and we offer opportunities for future growth within the Department and School.

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.

Interested candidates should submit their resume and a letter of interest to: apply.interfolio.com/29239. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis, until all positions are filled.

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.


CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR IN COUNSELOR EDUCATION

Job Posting Date:  March 24, 2015

Submit Applications To:  apply.interfolio.com/29226

The Department of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education in Duquesne University's School of Education invite applications for a non-tenure track Clinical Instructor in Counselor Education position. Initially approved for one year only, the position may be renewed. Salary and terms of appointment are commensurate with a visiting assistant professor position including a 12-month salary, vacation, and benefits package.

Duquesne University's School of Education faculty share a distinct identity manifested through Educational Leadership, Scholarship for Schools and a Spiritan tradition of caring. The Counselor Education Program is nationally accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Responsibilities for the clinical instructor position include face-to-face teaching in our master's and doctoral counseling programs, oversight and supervision of the graduate practicum and internship experiences, and program development.

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. Founded by the Holy Ghost Fathers in 1878, 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 www.duq.edu.

Candidates with experience teaching in a CACREP-accredited program who are certified as a school counselor or hold licensure as a professional counselor (LPC), have three years experience as a professional school counselor or as a professional counselor in relevant community settings, have a strong professional identity as a counselor, and have a doctorate in counselor education from a CACREP-accredited program are preferred. Additionally, university-level teaching and leadership experience are viewed positively. We are committed to enhancing the culture of the School of Education by continuing to increase the diversity of our people, programs, and curricula.

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. 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." Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Applicants should submit: a) a letter of application reflecting qualifications and interests; b) a curriculum vitae; c) transcripts of academic work; and d) at least three letters of recommendation. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three confidential references to http://apply.interfolio.com/29226. Priority will be given to applications received by April 20, 2015. Appointment begins July 1, 2015.

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.