Office of Human Resources

First Floor Koren Building
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Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Email: careers@duq.edu
Phone: 412.396.6575
Fax: 412.396.2236
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We welcome you to apply for the following faculty appointments:


Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Italian Languages

Posted:  May 27, 2016

To Apply:  apply.interfolio.com/35458

The department seeks an enthusiastic, creative and engaging Visiting Assistant Professor to teach primarily elementary and intermediate French and Italian courses. The successful candidate will contribute to the advancement of departmental goals, assessment and extracurricular initiatives. This is a full-time appointment with full benefits. Area of specialization open. Ability and willingness to work collegially in a multi-language department are essential. 4-4 teaching load. Duties include teaching, recruiting, mentoring and contributing to the growth of the undergraduate French and Italian programs. Commitment to continued professional growth expected.

Service: The successful candidate will be expected to participate constructively in a variety of curricular and extracurricular departmental functions, serve on committees and perform other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications
Applicant must have a PhD/ABD in one area, graduate degree in the other by May 31, 2016; native or near-native proficiency in French, Italian and English. Significant experience in and commitment to teaching French and Italian language in a college setting.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. Please submit letter of application detailing experience, curriculum vitae, 300-word statement on teaching philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/35458. At least one letter of recommendation must address the candidate's performance as a language instructor. Complete applications must be received by June 10, 2016.


VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR of SPANISH (3 OPENINGS)

Posted:  May 27, 2016

To Apply:  apply.interfolio.com/35456

The department seeks enthusiastic, creative and engaging Visiting Assistant Professors to teach primarily elementary and intermediate Spanish language courses. The successful candidates will contribute to the advancement of departmental goals, assessment, and extracurricular initiatives. These are full-time appointments with full benefits. Area of specialization open. Availability to accompany student groups abroad desirable. Ability and willingness to work collegially in a multi-language department are essential. 4-4 teaching load. Duties include teaching, recruiting, mentoring and contributing to the growth of the undergraduate Spanish program. Commitment to continued professional growth expected. Travel support available to deliver papers at conferences.

Service: The successful candidates will be expected to participate constructively in a variety of curricular and extracurricular departmental functions, serve on committees and perform other duties, as assigned.

Applicant must have a PhD/ABD in Spanish by May 31, 2016; native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and English. Significant experience in and commitment to teaching Spanish language in a college setting.

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. Please submit letter of application detailing experience, curriculum vitae, 300-word statement on teaching philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/35456. At least one letter of recommendation must address the candidate's performance as a language instructor. Complete applications must be received by June 10, 2016.


VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF WORLD AND U.S. HISTORY

Posted:  May 27, 2016

To Apply:  apply.interfolio.com/35431

The History Department at Duquesne University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor with a primary field in modern world and/or U.S. history. The faculty member will teach undergraduate courses in 20th century world history and possibly both halves of the U.S. history survey. All three courses serve the University's core curriculum. The teaching load is 4-4 under a nine-month contract beginning August 2016. Completed PhD is preferred by August 2016. For more information, consult Duquesne's Human Resources website at http://www.duq.edu/work-at-du/employment/faculty-hiring/faculty-openings/mcanulty.

Qualifications include:

  • PhD in History or a related field
  • Teaching experience in world and/or U.S. history at the undergraduate level

Teaching responsibilities will include:

  • HIST 151: Shaping of the Modern World
  • HIST 204: U.S. History since 1877

They also may include:

  • HIST 203: U.S. History to 1877
  • HIST 394/502: Historical Geography
  • One 200- or 300-level course in area of specialization in the spring semester

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.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, a statement on teaching philosophy and/or one sample syllabus, as well as the contact information for three references to: http://apply.interfolio.com/35431. The search will continue until the position is filled; however, review of applications will begin immediately and preliminary interviews, along with campus visits, will be held in June 2016.


ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR - COMMUNICATION & RHETORICAL STUDIES

Posted:  May 20, 2016

To Apply:  apply.interfolio.com/35347

The Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies at Duquesne University invites applications for a full-time Associate Professor position in Rhetoric & Communication Ethics & the Catholic Intellectual Tradition.

The Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies generates communication scholarship in the humanities tradition and educates graduate and undergraduate students for lives of productive engagement with the larger academic, civic, social, and marketplace environment appropriate for each degree program. The department provides undergraduate students and marketplace-oriented M.A. students with high quality praxis (theory-informed action) education to prepare them for work in a variety of professional positions in the for-profit, not-for-profit, and government sectors in the context of a rapidly changing global marketplace. The department prepares academically-oriented M.A. students with a solid foundation in communication scholarship to prepare them for further work at the Ph.D. level. The department prepares Ph.D. students with an apprenticeship experience designed to equip them for productive work in the marketplace of ideas in the form of teaching, scholarship, and service in an academic setting or for theoretically-informed action in the for-profit, not-for-profit, or government context.

This position is a full-time, 9 month, tenure track appointment with the Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies teaching three courses per semester (fall and spring) semesters, consistent with the practice of all full-time faculty members in the Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies. Undergraduate/graduate instruction in Argumentation; Rhetorical Theory; Rhetoric, Religion, and Society; Rhetoric of Technology; Rhetoric and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition; Human Communication in a Technological Age; History of Communication; Public Speaking; and related courses expected, along with any other applied communication courses as the department may have need, as well as assisting with extracurricular activities that facilitate the intellectual life and the mission of the department and university, directing dissertations, and serving on dissertation committees. Position entails ongoing scholarly productivity appropriate to a Research I Ph.D. program.

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. Our Mission Statement commits the University to "serving God by serving students." 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. Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.

Ph.D. required. Rhetoric & Communication Ethics & the Catholic Intellectual Tradition associate professor position requires commitment to four coordinates: 1) rhetoric & communication ethics from a constructive hermeneutic standpoint within a humanities tradition; 2) a commitment to the Catholic intellectual tradition; 3) a single-authored scholarly book and scholarly agenda commensurate with a Ph.D. granting institution; 4) commitment to undergraduate & graduate teaching, including directing dissertations. Record of teaching and scholarly excellence and commitment to working with students and faculty within an established community of scholar-teachers required. Commitment to mentoring Ph.D. students as teaching assistants in the classroom required. Strong work ethic and commitment to ongoing scholarly publication, teaching, and service required.

The appointment begins Fall 2016. Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Nominations and expressions of interest will be treated in confidence and must include the following materials: 1) a letter of application reflecting qualifications and interests; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) transcripts of academic work; 4) sample publications; and 5) the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references (including a brief statement indicating the nature of the relationship with each reference).

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All applications will be processed through the Interfolio system: http://apply.interfolio.com/35347. For more information, please contact Dr. Janie Harden Fritz (harden@duq.edu).

To learn more about Duquesne University and the Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies, please visit: http://duq.edu/academics/schools/liberal-arts/academic-programs/communication-and-rhetorical-studies.


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.