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Rangos School

We welcome you to apply for the following faculty appointments:


CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - NON-TENURE TRACK

Department of Occupational Therapy

The Department of Occupational Therapy is seeking to hire a full-time non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2014.

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 online post-professional OTD offers practitioners an opportunity to develop an advanced skill set. 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 Clinical Assistant Professor position, we seek an educator who possesses teaching experience in two or more of the following areas: psychosocial intervention, pediatric intervention, and/or gerontology. Interest and skills set to contribute to the on-line OTD program is desirable. 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 or a completed clinical doctorate (OTD). Preferences will be given to applicants with an established tradition of scholarly productivity and success in securing external funding.

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.healthsciences.duq.edu/ot

Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of professional references to: Elizabeth DeIuliis, OTD, OTR/L or Jeryl Benson, EdD, OTR; Search Committee Co-Chairs; Duquesne University - Department of Occupational Therapy; 221 Health Science Building, 600 Forbes Avenue; Pittsburgh, PA 15282

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 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 as an educational institution and as an employer.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - TENURE TRACK - POSITION FILLED

Department of Athletic Training

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: Only those possessing 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 position is a full-time, 12 month, 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, pursuing scholarship, actively contributing to the PhD program in Rehabilitation Sciences, 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.

Application: 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 DEADLINE: February 1, 2014 or until position is filled.  Send all applications to: DUAthleticTraining@duq.edu.

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. 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. The University is located on a private, 44-acre campus, which overlooks the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Department of Athletic Training is housed in the John G. Rangos, Sr., School of Health Sciences along with the departments of Physical Therapy, Health Management Systems, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Speech Language Pathology. Duquesne University faculty are expected to strive for academic and scholarly excellence, while demonstrating a commitment to service.

To learn more about the Rangos School of Health Sciences and the Department of Athletic Training, please visit our web site: http://www.healthsciences.duq.edu.


FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION - July 1, 2013 Start Date

Physician Assistant Studies Program

Job Posting Date:  October 28, 2013  Job Posting Number:  TBD

The John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences is seeking an experienced, energetic, certified physician assistant to join the core faculty of our fully-accredited, entry level master's degree physician assistant program. Responsibilities include classroom teaching, student advising, participation in Departmental and University events, evaluation of student performance, demonstration of clinical skills, and research participation with publication. Qualifications include a master's degree (doctoral degree preferred), previous university teaching experience, knowledge of the ARC-PA Accreditation Standards for Physician Assistant Education, current NCCPA certification, and an ongoing research agenda. Academic rank and salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Department of Physician Assistant Studies at Duquesne University is a nationally recognized and respected program that has a long history of preparing highly competent physician assistants. The program was the first PA entry-level master's degree program in the United States and is fully accredited and has an average class size of 40 students per year. Listed among the top 10 Catholic Universities by U.S. News World Report, Duquesne University is a coeducational, comprehensive university with approximately 10,000 students located on a private 49.5 acres campus in the heart of Pittsburgh.

Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and names of three references to: FacultyJobs@duq.edu:

Ms. April Stilley
Physician Assistant Studies Program
Duquesne University
Rangos School of Health Sciences
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

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

Applicants must be willing to actively contribute to the mission as well as show respect for the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. That mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns and an ecumenical community.


ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY - POSITION FILLED

Department of Physical Therapy

Posting Date:  10-24-13  Job Posting Number:  TBD

The Department of Physical Therapy in the John G. Rangos Sr. School of Health Sciences at Duquesne University invites applications for a 12 month, full-time tenure track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level for immediate hire. The responsibilities of the position are to teach within the academic curriculum, produce scholarship in an area of the candidate's expertise and provide service to the department, school and university. Salary is commensurate with experience. The program offers the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree and is accredited by CAPTE through 2018.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Expertise to teach professional coursework in one or more of the following: Neuroscience, Orthopedics/Spine, or Pediatrics
• Prior teaching experience in an academic professional phase physical therapy program
• Five years of relevant clinical experience

Candidates will also be expected to teach coursework in Research as well as to advise and mentor students in the curriculum. Applicants will have the opportunity to participate and contribute to our established PhD program in Rehabilitation Science.

Minimum Qualifications
• A PhD or other academic terminal degree (ABD may be considered but degree
must be completed by start date)
• Pennsylvania license (or eligible) to practice physical therapy

Teaching and research facilities at Duquesne University are state-of-the-art with dedicated research laboratories, teaching laboratories, and technology-enhanced classrooms. The faculty of the Physical Therapy program are established teacher-scholar/clinicians who work together harmoniously to accomplish the mission of the department.

Duquesne University is a private, Catholic, co-educational university on a private 40 + acre campus located in Pittsburgh, PA. The campus is ranked as one of the safest urban campuses in the country and is within walking distance of the business, shopping and cultural districts.

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. The successful candidate must be willing to support the Duquesne University Mission Statement and 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.Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and names of three references to: FacultyJobs@duq.edu:

Diane Borello-France, P.T., Ph.D.
Department of Physical Therapy
Duquesne University
Rangos School of Health Sciences
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

For additional information about Duquesne University and the Doctorate in Physical Therapy Program, please visit our website at http://www.duq.edu/academics/schools/health-sciences/academic-programs/physical-therapy. For additional information about the PhD program in Rehabilitation Science, visit our website at http://www.duq.edu/academics/schools/health-sciences/academic-programs/rehabilitation-science.