We welcome you to apply for the following faculty appointments:
Department of English
Posted: January 5, 2015
The English Department at Duquesne University is seeking to fill two full-time (renewable for up to three years) instructor positions for the academic year 2015-16. These instructors will teach a 4-4 load, largely in Duquesne's first-year writing program. Candidates must hold a terminal degree (Ph.D. or MFA) in English, creative writing, or a related field by August 15, 2015, and have experience teaching college-level writing. Salary and benefits are competitive.
Please submit a cover letter, CV, and statement of teaching philosophy by February 15, 2015 to: http://apply.interfolio.com/28365. Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the mission and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University.
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.
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
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.