The Department of Biological Sciences in the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences has an opening for a Visiting Assistant Professor. The successful applicant will teach multiple courses in the Fall 2021 semester and in the Spring 2022 semester. Teaching assignments may include general biology, non-majors biology, and various laboratory classes. Upper-level courses may also be assigned in alignment with expertise in areas such as physiology, ecology, biostatistics, molecular biology, or others. The position will report to the Department Chair. For more information on the department please visit http://www.duq.edu/biology.
A Ph.D. in a biological science and a desire to educate and engage undergraduate students are required.
Previous teaching experience at the university level is desirable.
Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. Duquesne University is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic mission and enriches our campus community. As a charter member of the Ohio, Western PA and West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), we encourage applicants from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples.
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 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 letter of intent accompanied by curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and the names of three references to http://apply.interfolio.com/88935. Applicants are encouraged to describe in their letter of intent how their teaching/scholarship contributes to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive community. Questions regarding the application may be directed to Jana Vogt, chair of the search committee.
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.