Office of Human Resources

First Floor Koren Building
718 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Email: careers@duq.edu
Phone: 412.396.6575
Fax: 412.396.2236
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-4:00

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Rangos School

We welcome you to apply for the following faculty appointments:

Full-time Non-Tenure Track Faculty Member

Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Job Posting Date: May 2, 2016

For Immediate Consideration: apply.interfolio.com/35064

The John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences is seeking a Certified Physician Assistant to join the faculty of our fully-accredited, entry-level master's degree Physician Assistant Studies Program. Responsibilities include classroom teaching, student advising, participation in Departmental and University events, evaluation of student performance, demonstration of clinical skills and research participation and publications.

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.

Qualifications

Required qualifications include a Master's degree, previous university teaching experience, knowledge of the ARC-PA Accreditation Standards for Physician Assistant Education, current state licensure (or eligibility), and willingness to participate in research. Preference will be given to candidates with doctoral degree, prior publishing history and current research agenda. Academic rank and salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Listed among the top 10 Catholic Universities by U.S. News and World Report, Duquesne Univeristy is a coeducational, comprehensive university with approximately 10,000 students located on a private 48-acre campus in the heart of Pittsburgh.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, names, addresses and email addresses of three (3) references to:

Duquesne University
Department of Physician Assistant Studies Search Committee
Office of Human Resource Management
600 Forbes Ave
Pgh, PA 15282

Telephone inquiries: 412-396-5914

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.


Co-Clinical Coordinator

Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Job Posting Date: April 29, 2016

For Immediate Consideration: apply.interfolio.com/35053

The Department of Physician Assistant Studies at Duquesne University welcomes applications for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position to begin July 1, 2015. This position will serve as Co-Clinical Coordinator, and will require some local and regional travel. The Co-Clinical Coordinator will assist the current Clinical Coordinator in primarily managing the clinical phase of the program
Further responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the development and retention of clinical affiliations.
  • Negotiating the clinical schedules with the various clinical sites.
  • Assist with creating the schedule for the clinical phase and recruiting elective sites.
  • Assist with verification and documentation of all clinical site requirements such as Affiliation Agreements, Preceptor Profiles/Practice Profiles, Licensure and Board Certification verification, Criminal Background Checks, immunization records and other site required documentation.
  • Participate with coordination of and conducting site visits to PA students during clinical rotations.
  • Develop, implement, and assess academic performance evaluations within the clinical phase (End of Rotation assignments, PACKRAT, End of Rotation Exams, and Summative Exam).
  • Monitor students' progress during clinical rotations and participate in advising and remediation of students' academic needs.
  • Ensure compliance with educational objectives during the clinical phase of the program.
  • Resolve concerns/problems related to clinical year students and/or clinical sites and preceptors.
  • Assist in coordinating Special Topics lectures that occur on campus days.
  • Participation in lab, instruction, and competency of students in the accredited didactic phase of the program.
  • Assist with the management of CME credits for preceptors.
  • Participation in University and community service as well as scholarly activities.

Requirements include:

  • Minimum of 5 years clinical practice
  • Master's degree or higher
  • Current NCCPA certification
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong desire to recruit and develop clinical training sites and assist in the clinical placement of 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." 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://duq.edu/academics/schools/health-sciences/academic-programs/physician-assistant.

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: https://apply.interfolio.com/35053. For more information, please contact Dr. Elena Donoso Brown at donosobrowne@duq.edu or Courtney Hartman at hartma10@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.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (3 Positions)

Department of Occupational Therapy

Job Posting Date: January 22, 2016

For Immediate Consideration: apply.interfolio.com/30982

The Department of Occupational Therapy at Duquesne University is seeking to hire (3) full-time tenure track, Assistant Professors. One position begins immediately, and two begin July 1, 2016.

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: environmental modifications, assistive & rehabilitation technology, quantitative research methods, and/or program development including grant writing. Ability to mentor research and capstone doctoral projects 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 that are OT practitioners must be eligible for Pennsylvania OT licensure. Preferred candidates will have an earned research 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/30982. For 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.


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.