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Associate Clinical Professor

Faculty Posting Date: October 5, 2017

To Apply: apply.interfolio.com/45875


The Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership in the School of Education at Duquesne University is seeking candidates for a full-time (12-month) Associate Clinical Professor faculty position with administrative responsibilities as Director of the new M.S. in Higher Education Administration Program. We are anticipating a full-time, non-tenure-track appointment; however, we would consider a tenure-track appointment if a suitable candidate were to present him- or herself. The position will have responsibilities for teaching as well as program administration. The Higher Education Administration program at Duquesne is an open-ended design that allows students to shape their education for their own professional goals. Students earn a Master of Science degree in Higher Education Administration. This Associate Clinical Professor/Director will be instrumental in designing courses for this new fully-online program, scheduled to be offered as soon as Spring 2018.


A candidate for the position will be required to have an Ed.D. or Ph.D. in an area related to Higher Education, teaching experience in an online environment, and a minimum of five years of experience at a college or university. Responsibilities will include teaching a minimum of two courses each semester, monitoring student field work, as well as professional service to the Department, School of Education and University. Program Director responsibilities include management of budgets and day-to-day operations, participation in recruiting students as well as mentoring/advising students. The successful candidate will have a record of networking capabilities in the higher education community; as well as knowledge of and involvement in the process of program accreditation. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an ability to work within a non-traditional program/ department structure assisting students in attaining goals, demonstrate the ability to use independent judgment in decision making, and show evidence of support of the University's mission.


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 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 and staff job applications electronically. The successful candidate will submit a cover letter, CV, the names and contact information for a minimum of three references, and a narrative (maximum length 1000-words) regarding teaching and academic and/or workplace experience to:http://apply.interfolio.com/45875. While the position will remain open until filled, priority will be given to applications submitted by January 5, 2018.

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.