Office of Human Resource Management

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Email: careers@duq.edu
Phone: 412.396.6575
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McAnulty College

We welcome you to apply for the following faculty appointments:


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - SOCIOLOGY

Department of Sociology

Job Posting Date:  August 19, 2015

To Apply:  apply.interfolio.com/30931

Department of Sociology, Duquesne University, McAnulty College of Liberal Arts and Graduate School invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position beginning August of 2016. The department seeks candidates from any substantive area in sociology with expertise in community based research. Candidates will teach core sociology courses and a variety of research methods courses including quantitative and qualitative approaches. Candidates should be committed to Duquesne's teacher-scholar model which equally values teaching, publication and public intellectual life.

We are a private university that serves nearly 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is located on a beautiful campus on a bluff within blocks of Downtown Pittsburgh, a Forbes-rated Most Livable City. One of the nation's leading Catholic universities, Duquesne University provides a well-rounded education that challenges students academically while nourishing their spiritual and ethical development. To learn more about Duquesne University, please visit our website at www.duq.edu. Application materials should demonstrate expertise in mixed-method approaches to research, an active academic research agenda, and the ability to provide methodological support for interdisciplinary research teams.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Sociology, teaching experience in relevant courses and research expertise in community based research.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." Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to this mission.

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/30931. Review of application materials will begin October 1, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled.

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 OF STATISTICS

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Job Posting Date:  August 6, 2015

To Apply:  mathjobs.org

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science in the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts at, Duquesne University, invites applications for a tenure-track position in statistics, beginning in fall 2016, at the rank of assistant professor. The candidate should have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment, and will become the third tenure-track statistician joining 21 other full-time faculty members in the department. We offer a multidisciplinary Master's program in computational mathematics as well as undergraduate majors in mathematics and computer science. We also strive to accommodate each faculty member's teaching preferences, including the creation of new courses. Tenure-track faculty members are expected to perform well both in the classroom and as researchers. The maximum expected teaching load is three courses per semester, with a pre-tenure sabbatical and other potential reductions available to support research.

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.

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

Applications should be made at http://mathjobs.org. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2016 that include a cover letter addressing how the applicant's career goals align with the integration of teaching and research at Duquesne.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - AFRICAN HISTORY

Department of History and the Center for African Studies

Job Posting Date:  July 29, 2015

To Apply:  apply.interfolio.com/30669

The Department of History and Center for African Studies at Duquesne University invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of African history. The position is a joint appointment with the Department of History and Center for Aftican Studies. Preferred areas of research are pre-colonial or post-colonial African history. Candidates will be required to teach both North African and sub-Saharan African history, as well as surveys in pre-colonial, colonial, and post-colonial African history. Specialized graduate and upper division undergraduate History and African Studies courses will be assigned in areas of the candidate's expertise, as well as undergraduate surveys within the University Core Curriculum. The teaching load is 3-3 under a nine month contract beginning August 2016. Completed PhD in History or African Studies with a proven research agenda in North African or sub-Saharan African history is required by June 2016. For more information, consult Duquesne's Human Resources site at http://www.duq.edu/hr/faculty.

Qualifications include:
• PhD in History or African Studies
• Teaching and scholarship in African history
• Teaching experience
• A research program of demonstrated potential

Teaching responsibilities may include:
• AFST 150: Introduction to African Studies
• HIST 151:Shaping of the Modern World
• HIST 231: Pre-Colonial Africa
• HIST 251: African History
• HIST 378: Modern Africa since Independence
• Lower- and upper-division undergraduate and graduate History and African Studies courses within specialization
• Advising undergraduate and graduate students
• Writing comprehensive exams and serving as a thesis adviser for graduate History students

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.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, an outline of teaching goals and/or sample syllabi, an article or chapter-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendations electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/30669.  The letter and inquiries may be addressed to:  Gerald Boodoo, boodoog@duq.edu or John Dwyer, dwyer@duq.edu..

The search will continue until the position is filled; however, applications received by November 1, 2015 will receive preferential consideration. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype in late November or early December, and campus visits will be held in December or early January 2016.


VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF FRENCH AND ITALIAN

Job Posting Date:  May 29, 2015

To Apply:  apply.interfolio.com/29857

Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Italian language, literature and culture, non-tenure track, one-
year appointment, beginning late August, 2015.

The department seeks an enthusiastic, creative and engaging Visiting Assistant Professor with innovative approaches to teaching in the area of French and Italian language, literature and culture. The successful candidate will contribute to the department's undergraduate curricula in French and Italian, assume faculty duties of mentoring students and assist with departmental activities. This is a full-time appointment with full benefits. 19th- and 20th-century French and Italian literature and culture preferred. 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. A record of demonstrated scholarly achievements and 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, mentor students as needed and perform other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in one area, graduate degree in the other by May 31, 2015; native or near-native proficiency in French, Italian and English.

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 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/29857. Complete applications must be received by June 15, 2015.

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.

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 PHENOMENOLOGY SCHOLAR

SIMON SILVERMAN PHENOMENOLOGY CENTER

Job Posting Date:  April 17, 2015

To Apply:  apply.interfolio.com/29446

The Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center (SSPC) at Duquesne University is excited to welcome applications from distinguished scholars to be its inaugural Visiting Phenomenology Scholar in Spring 2016.

Founded more than 130 years ago by the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University places a premium on excellence in scholarship and the pursuit of truth through research on the human condition and experience. Since the middle of last century, phenomenology has played a central role at Duquesne in this research. At Duquesne, phenomenology has been pursued in a signal way through the SSPC, which has for over three decades played a significant role in the development of phenomenological research and teaching in North America, Europe, and Africa. At Duquesne, phenomenology has been a major focus in the fields of philosophy and psychology, and it has also been pursued in fields of nursing, music, education, theology, and communication and rhetorical studies.

The scholar will be appointed for a maximum of one semester and a minimum of six weeks of a semester, with a stipend of $15,000. Relocation and living expenses (on-campus apartment), as well as a modest discretionary account (e.g. books or conference travel) will also be provided. The scholar will be provided with on-campus office space, an e-mail account, and all library privileges. The Scholar may audit courses if desired. Other responsibilities include teaching a seminar on a topic of scholar's choosing for faculty and graduate students (the latter can take it for credit), offering one public lecture, and holding limited weekly office hours for consultation by students and faculty.
The Scholar will have access to the educational and research opportunities and resources at Duquesne University, as well as the University community, who will be able to learn from the scholar's research and insights. For listing of programs, events, and present and past Speaker's at the Center, consult its website at http://www.duq.edu/about/centers-and-institutes/simon-silverman-phenomenology-center.

Duquesne University is a private university that serves nearly 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is located on a beautiful campus on a bluff within blocks of Downtown Pittsburgh, a Forbes-rated Most Livable City. One of the nation's leading Catholic universities, Duquesne University provides a well-rounded education that challenges students academically while nourishing their spiritual and ethical development. We share the Spiritans' commitment to: educational excellence, moral and spiritual values, an ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity, and service to students, the Church, the community, the nation and the world. To learn more about Duquesne University, please visit our website at www.duq.edu.

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. 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.

To Apply:

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three confidential references to http://apply.interfolio.com/29446. The deadline for applying for the Spring 2016 Visiting Phenomenology Scholar position is May 30, 2015. For more information, please contact Dr. Jeffrey McCurry, Director, Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center at (412) 396-6038, mccurryj@duq.edu.

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.