The Department of Engineering at Duquesne University invites applications for a 9-month, non-tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning in the fall 2021 semester. The Assistant Professor will perform teaching, administration, and research as a part of a growing and innovative academic environment.
Department of Engineering, John G. Rangos School of Health Sciences
Duquesne University's Department of Engineering is select and focused on high-quality curriculum and meaningful research experience. Graduates will be well-prepared for careers in healthcare, manufacturing, research, and government as well as graduate studies, law school, medical, or other professional doctoral programs.
Our Mission Statement
Duquesne University's Department of Engineering provides our students with a rigorous education in mathematics, science, engineering, and the liberal arts in line with the Spiritan ideals of service to others. Our students are actively involved with our research goals to improve human health, building upon their formal education to ultimately serve God by serving others. Please visit our website John G. Rangos School of Health Sciences and the Department of Biomedical Engineering to learn more.
Responsibilities associated with this position will include the following:
The successful candidate will teach the sophomore level laboratory electronics sequence as well as other engineering courses for biomedical engineering students.
Serve as the Director of Undergraduate Research.
As all Duquesne engineering students partake in research, the Director will find research placement, ensure engineering content, and mentor students in the research process.
The Director will also work with laboratories in other Duquesne departments and those at other universities as well as with industry partners to develop appropriate research projects.
The Director will also work with our graduate students in education and research.
Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline.
A minimum of 1 to 2 years' experience teaching in a higher education setting.
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 that 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.
We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our University and its Spiritan heritage by visiting our Mission Statement. Those invited to campus via Zoom meeting 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.
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Applicants should submit a cover letter expressing their interest and experience, curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy statement, and contact information for three confidential references to http://apply.interfolio.com/82011. The letter of intent should include comments on the ability to teach in flexible environments, including online, hybrid, and in-person classroom settings. Applicants are encouraged to describe in their letter of intent on how their scholarship contributes to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive community. While the position will remain open until filled, first consideration will be given to applications submitted by January 31, 2021.
Applicants with questions about the position may contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. John Viator at email@example.com.
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.
Duquesne University, a private, Catholic institution, prides itself on being mission-centered and mission-driven. Our employees contribute to our culture of academic excellence and our mission of serving God by serving students. In turn, they enjoy a supportive working environment that values individual talents, encourages teamwork and rewards accomplishments.
A nationally ranked top-tier university, Duquesne has established a legacy of excellence in liberal and professional education. Our 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows our students to work closely with expert faculty. Duquesne has also won accolades and recognition among the nation’s top 20 small research schools for our research initiatives and faculty productivity.
Situated on a 50-acre campus within the city, Duquesne provides a small-town feel in an urban setting. The Pittsburgh region offers a variety of cultural, education and professional opportunities, as well as a safe and affordable lifestyle.
We strive to attract, recruit and retain a dynamic, diverse workforce. Our employees benefit from an array of campus resources that provide convenience and cost savings, including a variety of dining options, a full-ser...vice Starbucks, a retail bank and credit union, a fitness center and year-round wellness programs and onsite parking. Employees also may take advantage of the many educational, cultural and sporting events sponsored by the university.