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Mary Pappert School of Music

We welcome you to apply for the following faculty appointments:

Date Posted:
May 28, 2019
Application Deadline:
June 21, 2019
Apply tohttps://apply.interfolio.com/63638

The Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University seeks a gifted, energetic, and collegial musicologist with proven excellence in teaching for a one-year, full-time, non-tenure-track position as Assistant Professor or Instructor of Music in the Department of Musicianship, beginning August 2019.

The Assistant Professor or Instructor will teach multiple sections of the required writing-intensive Western music history sequence for music majors, as well as electives for upper-level music undergraduates and graduate students in the applicant's area(s) of specialization and expertise, tailored to the needs and interests of our students. The Assistant Professor or Instructor will also participate in and contribute to the community of music faculty as a valued colleague, including active attendance at department meetings. The workload for this full-time position during the 2019-20 academic year is composed entirely of teaching responsibilities.

The successful candidate will join a vibrant, interdisciplinary department of scholars, composers, and performers who engage in creative work and research that seeks to advance the discipline.


Minimum qualifications:

  • ABD in musicology;
  • documented record of excellence in undergraduate teaching;
  • an enthusiastic and student-centered approach to pedagogy;
  • ability to engage performers within a School of Music environment.

Preferred qualifications:

  • completed doctorate.

Application Instructions:

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 uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a cover letter (including, if at all possible, a weblink to a recent video of your teaching that well represents your work in the classroom), curriculum vitae, and contact information (name, phone, and email) for three confidential references to http://apply.interfolio.com/63638. Application deadline: Friday 21 June. Questions and inquiries may be directed to Dr. Judith Bowman (email: bowmanj@duq.edu).

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 both as an educational institution and as an employer.