Post-Docs, Residents, and Scholars
Post-doctoral researchers and post-graduate residents are a critical part of the Duquesne University scientific and clinical community at Duquesne university. These individuals along with Visiting Scholars make up a diverse and vibrant scientific community that is intrinsic to the functioning of the University. They come from all over the world, from different research, scientific, and clinical backgrounds, to advance in their development as great researchers.
This site provides a centralized resource for individuals considering a post-doctoral position, residency, or visiting scholar position at Duquesne University. Details below are also geared towards incoming and current post-graduate fellows (all positions) to help you move to Pittsburgh and make the most of your experience at Duquesne University.
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Duquesne University in Pittsburgh
Duquesne University is located adjacent to downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the northeast of the United States in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains. Pittsburgh is a vibrant and diverse medium size city. From early industrial roots, Pittsburgh has grown into a regional and national hub of academics, biomedical research, and technological innovation.
- Pittsburgh is home to over 40 colleges and universities including the local surrounding communities.
- Duquesne University researchers and clinicians collaborate with researchers locally, nationally and internationally.
- Close associations with the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University help drive a strong overall research program.
- Pittsburgh is one of America's most "livable" cities providing a reasonable cost-of-living, strong infrastructure, excellent cultural amenities, and close proximity to an abundance of activities in nature.
New Employee Resource Center
The Duquesne University New Employee Resource Center provides a wealth of details including:
- General Information about Duquesne
- Details on new employee orientation
- Training and tools
- Benefits of working at Duquesne and living in Pittsburgh
The post-graduate period is a challenging transition period in your professional and personal life. Duquesne University is dedicated to providing support for all members of the academic community and is prepared to support your post-graduate research and/or clinical residency. The following services and offices on campus are available to post-graduate individuals:
The Power Center - The Power Center is the main physical fitness center is available free of charge.
Career Services - Career services at Duquesne University along with Human Resources offers professional development training to improve your CV/Resume and interviewing skills.
Counseling and Well-Being - The Counseling center on campus serves as important resource to develop acute strategies for managing stress associated with your post-graduate position.
Center for Teaching Excellence - CTE provides workshops and supports for individuals to become effective educators and communicators. Most workshops are open to post-graduate fellows.
Association for Post-docs, Residents, and Scholars
The Association at Duquesne provides a forum for post-doctoral researchers, research associates, residents, visiting scholars and other post-graduate fellows to interact and work together for future success.
This is accomplished through social events as well as professional development workshops and seminars.