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Rangos School

We welcome you to apply for the following faculty appointments:


Instructor/Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies

Instructor/Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy

Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology


Instructor/Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies

Date Posted: October 15, 2018
To Apply: http://apply.interfolio.com/56676

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. This is a full-time, 12 month, non-tenure track position. Responsibilities include classroom teaching, student advising, participation in Departmental and University events, evaluation of student performance, demonstration of clinical skills, and research participation with publications. Qualifications include a master's degree (doctoral degree strongly preferred), previous university teaching experience, knowledge of the ARC-PA Accreditation Standards for Physician Assistant Education, current NCCPA certification, experience writing documents for the ARC-PA, and an ongoing research agenda. Academic rank and salary 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 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 39-acre campus in the heart of Pittsburgh.

Applicants are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and letter of interest via Interfolio. Questions may be directed to Bridget Calhoun at calhoun@duq.edu. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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.


Instructor/Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy

Date Posted: October 8, 2018
To apply: http://apply.interfolio.com/56326

The Department of Physical Therapy in the John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences at Duquesne University is seeking a 12-month, full-time non-tenure-track faculty member to serve as the Assistant Director of Clinical Education and to teach professional phase students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Start date: July 1, 2019. Salary is competitive.

The Department of Physical Therapy at Duquesne University is accredited by CAPTE and offers an early assurance, six-year DPT program. Students are admitted as freshmen, earn two bachelor's degrees after four years and, after their sixth year, a doctoral degree.

Duquesne University is located in downtown Pittsburgh. Learn more about our city at https://www.visitpittsburgh.com/

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively with the Director of Clinical Education (DCE) to administrate the clinical portion of the curriculum.
  • Engages in clinical site development, conducts student site visits, develops clinical faculty, creates and delivers remediation plans, enforces policy, carries out teaching duties within the clinical curriculum and performs other assigned duties.
  • Teaches didactic coursework within the Doctor of Physical Therapy program (see preferred attributes).
  • Advises and mentors students.
  • Contributes to university, school, departmental, and professional service.

Required Attributes:

  • Proof of or eligibility for licensure to practice physical therapy in Pennsylvania
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical practice, clinical teaching and/or clinical coordination experience
  • Valid driver's license
  • Ability to travel overnight and/or for more extended periods to visit clinical sites
  • Terminal clinical (DPT) or academic (PhD/EdD) degree awarded no later than December 31, 2019
  • Evidence of, or potential for, excellence in teaching and administration
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills including conflict resolution and mentoring
  • Technologically adept - Ability to effectively work with and learn modern relevant computer software (e.g. Blackboard and Survey Monkey, etc.)
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and meet deadlines effectively

Preferred Attributes:

  • Prior university level teaching experience
  • Experience as a Clinical Instructor, Clinical Coordinator or Assistant DCE in a physical therapy program
  • Content expertise to teach coursework in: Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy with an emphasis in spinal evaluation/intervention OR Principles of Practice with an emphasis in patient communication, education as well as the ethical, moral and legal issues associated with physical therapy practice
  • Active APTA membership

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.

To apply: Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a resume and a cover letter describing your interest in the position. Also, please request three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio. To apply, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/56326.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Ken Havrilla at 412-396-4667 or havrillk@duq.edu.

Review of candidates will begin upon receipt of applications and continue until the position is filled.


Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology

To apply, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/52609.

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology in the John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences at Duquesne University is seeking a 12-month, full-time tenure-track faculty member to teach and conduct research in the area of pediatric language (language disorders and/or normal language development). Start date: July 1, 2019.  Salary is competitive.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Conduct programmatic research in area of interest
• Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in language development and disorders
• Advise and mentor students
• Mentor high quality student research
• Contribute through university, school, departmental, and professional service activities

Additionally, this position offers a unique opportunity to serve in a consultant role as a member of the clinical team in the Language Disorders and Autism Clinic.

Required Attributes:
• Earned research doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology (Communication Sciences and Disorders) or related field
• Evidence of, or potential for, excellence in scholarship and teaching
• Clinical Certification from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (CCC-SLP)
• Eligibility for Pennsylvania state license

Preferred Attributes (any of the following):
• Knowledge and experience in the any of the following areas: school-based speech-language pathology services, fluency disorders, pediatric feeding, early intervention, augmentative and alternative communication, and/or children with complex needs.

Alternately, the successful candidate may possess any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions.

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.

The Department Speech-Language Pathology at Duquesne University offers the nation's first guaranteed-seat, five-year program. Students are admitted as freshmen, earn bachelor's degree and, after their fifth year, a master's degree. The Department's educational model supports teacher-scholars with a commitment to integrate course work, clinical education, and individualized student mentorship.

Duquesne University is located in downtown Pittsburgh. Learn more about our city at https://www.visitpittsburgh.com/

To apply: Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a resume and a cover letter describing your interest in the position. Also, please request three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio. To apply, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/52609.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Sarah E. Wallace at 412-396-4219 or wallaces@duq.edu

Review of candidates will begin on receipt of applications and continue until the position is filled. Initial phone interviews will be scheduled for October 2018.