Office of Human Resource Management

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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Rangos School

We welcome you to apply for the following faculty appointments:


POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Grant Funded Position

Job Posting Date:  August 20, 2015

To apply:  apply.interfolio.com/30941

This full-time position is funded by a Department of Education grant, supporting a large efficacy study for young infants with motor delays or disabilities, the first large multi-site study of its kind:

Efficacy of the START-Play Program for Infants with Neuromotor Disorders

Project # and Dates: R324A150103, July 1, 2015-May 30, 2019

http://ies.ed.gov/funding/grantsearch/details.asp?ID=1618

Specific duties will include recruitment of participants, the scheduling of the assessment sessions, home assessments of infants, and the proper execution of the data collection, data sharing, data reduction, and storage and data back-up procedures, as well as assisting in supervision of a graduate assistant. The Research Scientist will also be involved in facilitating communication between all the research sites, interpretation of the results and the write-up of the results. 100% of her/his time will be devoted to the project. This person will report directly to Regina Harbourne, PhD, PT, PCS, the primary investigator for the overall project, and the PI for the Duquesne University site. Dr. Harbourne will establish work objectives for this position. The position provides opportunities for collaboration with many premier researchers at other sites around the country, and opportunities for the research scientist to develop further research skills and address research questions that are self-generated.

Specific duties will include recruitment of participants, the scheduling of the assessment sessions, home assessments of infants, and the proper execution of the data collection, data sharing, data reduction, and storage and data back-up procedures, as well as assisting in supervision of a graduate assistant. The Research Scientist will also be involved in facilitating communication between all the research sites, interpretation of the results and the write-up of the results. 100% of her/his time will be devoted to the project. This person will report directly to Regina Harbourne, PhD, PT, PCS, the primary investigator for the overall project, and the PI for the Duquesne University site. Dr. Harbourne will establish work objectives for this position. The position provides opportunities for collaboration with many premier researchers at other sites around the country, and opportunities for the research scientist to develop further research skills and address research questions that are self-generated.

Completed PhD by September 2015, preferably in developmental psychology, pediatric physical therapy, special education, or related field.

Expertise in the following areas, but not limited to: infant development, statistical analysis using SPSS, motor skill development, developmental disabilities, standardized testing (Bayley scales and other infant tests), strong team skills, strong organization skills. Applicants should have in-depth knowledge of infant development, specifically motor and cognitive development, and a background in early intervention for infants with delays or movement disorders. Contact harbourner@duq.edu for further information.

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. 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. 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 uses Interfolio to collect all Division of Academic Affairs faculty and administrative job applications electronically. The application should consist of a detailed letter of application, a complete current CV, and names, relationships to the candidate address, a telephone number of three references. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit your application to: http://apply.interfolio.com/30941. Please direct any questions about this opportunity to Dr. Regina Harbourne at harbourner@duq.edu.


DEAN - John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences

Office of the Provost

Job Posting Date:  July 31, 2015

To Apply:  apply.interfolio.com/30565

Duquesne University invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Rangos School of Health Sciences, to begin July 1, 2016. Duquesne University is a private Catholic, coeducational urban university founded in 1878 by the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. 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 setting is located on a bluff overlooking the City of Pittsburgh, one of the nation's most livable cities.

The School of Health Sciences was founded on January 29, 1990 as the first new School at Duquesne University since 1937. On March 18, 1991, Mr. John G. Rangos, Sr. became the primary benefactor of the School and in recognition of his generosity, the School was named the John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences. This gift enabled the University to begin a major and award-winning renovation project that changed the University's former gymnasium into the 35,000 square foot Rangos School of Health Sciences building, home to the teaching laboratories, offices, classrooms, computer areas, and study areas for the health sciences faculty, staff and students.

Today, the John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences includes the departments of Athletic Training, Health Management Systems, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology and the Ph.D. Program in Rehabilitation Sciences. Enrollment in these programs is consistently robust and RSHS graduates pass national certification examinations at rates that exceed national averages. There are 44 full-time faculty and 18 adjunct faculty. The current student body numbers 970 students, with 787 undergraduates and 183 graduate students. Further information about the School can be found at: http://www.duq.edu/academics/schools/health-sciences.

The Dean is the chief academic officer of the John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences and reports to the Provost and Academic Vice President. The Dean oversees accreditation and assures the quality of academic programs, directs organizational planning and development, and participates in policy formation. The Dean is responsible for fundraising, budgeting, and faculty and staff recruitment, evaluation, and development.

Required Attributes:

  • The successful candidate for the position should have a demonstrated record of effective leadership in academia and health care and should be able to increase the visibility of the Rangos School of Health Sciences both locally, nationally, and internationally.
  • The 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 entire university, and between the school and the vibrant health care community of the region.
  • A proven track record in fund raising is essential. The candidate should possess excellent communication skills and should have the ability to serve as an advocate for the Rangos School of Health Sciences in all of its teaching, scholarly, and service-oriented endeavors.

Desired Attributes:

  • The ideal candidate will embrace the collegial and collaborative spirit of the faculty, staff, and students of the school, opening avenues for the development of individuals' strengths while at the same time providing strategic leadership for the school as a whole.
  • The candidate will embrace evidence-based and inter-professional education and its role in the future of health care.
  • The candidate should be adept at navigating the academic environment but should also be familiar with and should be able to position the Rangos School of Health Sciences to meet challenges and opportunities offered by the changing health care landscape.
  • A strong commitment to the University mission is expected, and candidates should also value diversity of people, ideas, talents, and faiths. A terminal doctoral degree in health-related profession is required.

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 Division of Academic Affairs faculty and administrative job applications electronically. The application should consist of a detailed letter of application, a complete current CV, and names, relationships to the candidate address, a telephone number of three references. References will not be contacted until the final stages of the selection process. Review of applicants will begin in September 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit your application to: http://apply.interfolio.com/30565. Please direct any questions about this opportunity to J. Douglas Bricker at bricker@duq.edu.


VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Department of Athletic Training

Job Posting Date:  April 22, 2015

For Immediate Consideration:  http://apply.interfolio.com/29475

The Department of Athletic Training at Duquesne University invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position. Initially approved for one year, 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.

The Department of Athletic Training programs strives to provide students with high quality didactic and clinical education experiences, in order to facilitate their development as evidence-driven, patient-oriented athletic training professionals who are prepared for the ever-changing health care market. Athletic Training students are provided with intensive professional education steeped in basic and applied science coursework, as well as a comprehensive liberal arts foundation. Students gain unique clinical education experiences with Duquesne athletics, as well as several other area universities, high schools, hospitals/clinics, sports medicine clinics, and professional athletic organizations. High quality research facilities enable Athletic Training faculty to pursue independent and collaborative research initiatives, as well as engage in interprofessional teaching and scholarly activities.

Qualifications:  Individuals possessing a doctoral degree or nearing completion of a doctoral degree are encouraged to apply. A minimum of three years of clinical experience is required, and teaching experience in athletic training or similar health science disciplines is desirable. Evidence of scholarly productivity is desirable. A successful candidate will have current BOC certification and be eligible for state licensure as an Athletic Trainer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Responsibilities:
This visiting assistant professor position is a full-time, 12 month, non-tenure stream appointment with primary assignment to the faculty of our accredited Athletic Training program. Faculty responsibilities for this position include: teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, mentoring athletic training students within the Athletic Training program, assisting with faculty scholarship and collaborating on research initiatives within the Department, School and University. The faculty member will contribute to the mission of both the Department of Athletic Training and the John G. Rangos School of Health Sciences. Furthermore, applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the University mission and to respect the Spiritan
Catholic identity of Duquesne University.

Duquesne University is a private, Catholic, co-educational university with approximately 10,000 students. Duquesne University is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a RU/H Research University. The University is located on a private, 44-acre campus, which overlooks the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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. Our 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. 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.

The appointment begins July 1, 2015. Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Nominations and expressions of interest will be treated in confidence and must include: 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/29475.
To learn more about Duquesne University and the Rangos School of Health Sciences please visit: http://www.duq.edu/academics/schools/health-sciences/academic-programs/athletic-training.

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.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Department of Occupational Therapy

Job Posting Date:  August 24, 2015

For Immediate Consideration:  apply.interfolio.com/30982

The Department of Occupational Therapy at Duquesne University is seeking to hire a full-time tenure track, Assistant Professor beginning October 1, 2015.

Our department is nationally recognized as a pioneer and leader in the development of practice-scholars who serve, do, question and lead occupational therapy. We also have a strong reputation of innovation and scholarship in educational pedagogy and long-standing community university partnerships. Learning in our lauded five and two year entry-level graduate programs is intentionally situated in clinical and community contexts. The newly developed entry-level OTD program offers graduate students the opportunity develop an advanced skill set beyond the generalist level. The Duquesne faculty is dedicated to maintaining an educational environment that challenges students to critically reflect on their practice and to constantly question the complex interaction of personal and contextual factors that impact occupational performance and occupational and social justice.

For the Assistant Professor position, we seek an educator who possesses teaching experience in two or more of the following areas: psychosocial intervention, environmental modifications, rehabilitation technology, quantitative research methods, and/or gerontology. Ability to mentor research and capstone doctoral projects for our entry-level occupational therapy doctorate students is necessary. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise as well as commitment to the dual role of scholar and educator including faculty and student mentoring and evidence of leadership. Candidates must be eligible for Pennsylvania OT licensure. Preferred candidates will have an earned doctorate, ABD status considered. Preferences will be given to applicants with an established tradition of research and success in securing external funding.

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. 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.

Expressions of interest and applications will be treated in strict confidence. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. To learn more about Duquesne University and the Rangos School of Health Sciences please visit: http://www.duq.edu/academics/schools/health-sciences/academic-programs/occupational-therapy.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a cover letter describing your teaching philosophy and experience, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of reference to: http://apply.interfolio.com/30982For more information, please contact Dr. Elena Donoso Brown at donosobrowne@duq.edu or Dr. Elizabeth DeIuliis at deiuliise@duq.edu

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.