Mission and Identity

We welcome you to apply for the following faculty appointments:

Director of the Center for Catholic Faith and Culture

Date Posted: January 21, 2020
Apply to: https://apply.interfolio.com/73362

Duquesne University invites applications and nominations for a full-time Director to lead the Center for Catholic Faith and Culture (CCFC). The position begins on July 1, 2020.

The mission of the Center is to animate and strengthen the Catholic and Spiritan identity of the university through research, teaching, and the support of programs focused upon the Catholic intellectual tradition, including the tradition's commitment to social justice, peace, and the integrity of creation. Understood as a living, dynamic tradition of dialogue between faith and culture, this tradition will be evidenced in every aspect of the university's academic programs. Duquesne offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in natural and environmental sciences, leadership, business, nursing, health sciences, pharmacy, law, education, music, and the liberal arts.

For further information about the university, please visit the website: http://www.duq.edu.

We are seeking individuals with a Doctoral degree and 5-8 years of related experience. Candidates for the position should be a practicing Catholic, have an established record in higher education with success in teaching and scholarship, expertise in the Catholic intellectual tradition, and appropriate leadership and administrative skills. The Director will pursue an agenda that is cross-disciplinary and integrative, fostering conversation between faith and the disciplines. Rank is open for a tenured or tenure-track position.

For consideration, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/73362. Letters of reference may also be submitted.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty and staff that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.


Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.