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We welcome you to apply for the following faculty appointments:


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HISTORY

Department of History

Posted:  September 19, 2014

The Department of History in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts & Graduate School at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure-track position in the history of the British Empire and its global relationships since 1800, with a focus on Africa and/or the Middle East. The assistant professor will teach specialized upper-level undergraduate and Masters' level courses as well as survey courses within the University Core Curriculum. The normal teaching load is 3/3 under a nine-month-contract beginning August 2015.

Required Qualifications include:
1. Ph.D. in history (conferred by June 2015).
2. Scholarship on post-1800 imperial Britain.
3. A research program of demonstrated potential.
4. Secondary scholarship/teaching field in African and/or Middle Eastern history.
5. Teaching experience.
6. Effective oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

Teaching responsibilities may include:
1. HIST 151: Shaping of the Modern World
2. HIST 214: Western Civilization II
3. Upper-division undergraduate topical courses within specializations.
4. Advising/mentoring of undergraduate majors.
5. A senior/graduate-level advanced specialty course.
6. A graduate readings course in nineteenth-century European history.
7. Comprehensive exams and thesis advising for graduate students.

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, an outline of teaching goals and/or sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/26623. The letter and inquiries may be addressed to:

Dr. Holly Mayer
Chair, British Empire Search Committee
Department of History
Duquesne University
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

The search will continue until the position is filled; however, applications received by 17 October 2014 will receive preferential consideration. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype or telephone by mid-November.

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 Pennsylvania and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and offer assistance to dual-career couples.

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 anticipate being asked to describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.

Motivated by its Catholic and Spiritan identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CLASSICS

SPECIALIZATION  IN ANCIENT HISTORY AND ARCHEOLOGY OF THE ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN WORLD

Department of Classics

Posted:  September 16, 2014

The Department of Classics at Duquesne University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specializations in Ancient History and Archeology of the Ancient Mediterranean World, to begin in Fall 2015. The successful candidate can expect to teach introductory, survey, and special topics courses in these areas. Candidates should be broadly trained in Classics, and able to teach Greek and Latin at all levels as well as a variety of courses on ancient texts in translation. We seek a colleague with a robust research agenda, a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching, and the desire to work actively with other faculty members on curriculum development and program building.

Applicants should have Ph.D. in hand by start date and have demonstrated promise for excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Applicants should submit (1) a letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a writing or publication sample, (4) evidence of teaching experience, and (5) three letters of recommendation.  Applications received prior to December 1, 2014, will receive preferential consideration.

Duquesne University uses the Interfolio application process. Please submit application to: http://apply.interfolio.com/26533.

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 - 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.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Sarah Alison Miller at millers2578@duq.edu or 412-396-6430.


ADVANCED ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF WRITING STUDIES

Department of English

Posted:  September 12, 2014

The English department at Duquesne University is seeking a nine-month tenure-track advanced assistant or associate professor in Writing Studies to begin Fall 2015. In addition, the person filling this position will, upon arrival, serve at least one five-year term as the Director of First-Year Writing.

Scholarly field is open but attractive specialties include pedagogy, technical and professional communication, writing for media, and writing program administration.

Responsibilities will include:
1) Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in writing studies.
2) Conduct and publish scholarly research in field of specialty
3) Perform departmental, college, and university service

Required qualifications:

Ph.D. in English, rhetoric and composition, or related field; scholarly publications; teaching experience. Experience administering a writing program desirable.

Applications: Applicants should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae by Oct. 6 via http://apply.interfolio.com/26480

Founded in 1878 by 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.

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.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - MULTIPLATFORM JOURNALISM

Department of Journalism and Multimedia Arts

Posted:  September 4, 2014

The Department of Journalism and Multimedia Arts at Duquesne University seeks a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Multiplatform Journalism beginning in August 2015. The candidate will teach Multiplatform news reporting, news writing, and editing across a variety of platforms, including print, video, Web/social media. The candidate should possess hands-on familiarity with Abode Creative Suite and other state-of-the art digital storytelling programs. This position will require hands-on instructional expertise in the lab, the field, and in our recently upgraded multimedia studio. We are most interested in candidates with Print/Web/Backpack/Video journalism experience as opposed to on-air/affiliate broadcast news reporting and production. Our Multiplatform Journalism curriculum can be found on the JMA department Web site.

Qualifications:
Significant professional experience and terminal Degree (Ph.D. or MFA) required. Ph.D. candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the Ph.D. must be in hand by August 2015.
Pittsburgh is frequently cited by multiple publications as one of America's most livable cities.

Application Instructions:
Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. To apply please submit a cover letter, CV, and the contact information for three references to http://apply.interfolio.com/25735.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 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.


VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN ART HISTORY

Any area from 500 to 1600

Department of History

Posted: May 19, 2014

The Department of History at Duquesne University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of art history with any geographic and historical focus between 500 and 1600. The successful candidate will teach a 4/4 load in the 2014-2015 academic year that may include the following introductory classes: Understanding Art, Arts and the Human Experience, the first half of the Art History Survey, Introduction to Modern Art, and the History of Western Architecture. The successful candidate also may have the opportunity to teach one or more upper level courses in their area of expertise. This is a non-renewable full-time teaching position that begins in August 2014. Persons who are ABD will be considered, and demonstrated teaching experience is expected. For more information, please consult Duquesne's Human Resources site at http://www.duq.edu/work-at-du/human-resources-home.

To apply please send a cover letter, CV, and the contact information for three references to: arthistoryVAP@gmail.com. Letter and questions should be addressed to Art History Search Committee, Department of History, Duquesne University, 603 College Hall, Pittsburgh, PA, 15282.

Interviews may begin on or before June 2, 2014, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.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