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Job ID: 114363

Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership
Duquesne University

Date Posted Oct. 22, 2018
Title Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership
University Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Department Department of Educational Foundations & Leadership
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2018
  • Assistant Professor
  • Urban Education
    Teacher Education
    Higher Education Administration


The Department of Educational Foundations & Leadership in Duquesne University’s School of Education has a new opportunity to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Educational Leadership at the Assistant Professor level. Salary and terms of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and will include a 12-month salary, vacation, and benefits package.

Duquesne University’s School of Education faculty share a distinct identity manifested through Educational Leadership, Scholarship for Schools and a Spiritan tradition of caring. The Educational Leadership doctoral program is a member of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA). To learn more about the School of Education, please visit:


  • Teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in face-to-face and online formats in the Leading Teacher Program as well as the Ed.D. in
  • Educational Leadership Program and the School Administration & Supervision Program
  • Advise graduate level students and collaborate with colleagues
  • Enhance the research capabilities of the Department and School
  • Serve on dissertation committees and eventually serve as Chair of student dissertations

Desired Attributes:

  • K-12 school teaching and/or administrative experience are preferred
  • University teaching, experience in social foundations, and/or experience in higher education administration will be viewed positively


Candidates must have earned a doctoral degree or have successfully defended by the time of appointment. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a potential for excellence in research related to educational leadership. We welcome applicants with expertise in a variety of contexts, including, but not limited to, urban education.


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 reflect contemporary society, serve our academic goals and enrich 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 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 letter of intent that addresses the reasons for the application for this faculty appointment, a completed curriculum vitae (CV), a description of proposed research projects, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references complete with telephone and email contact information to While the position will remain open until filled, priority will be given to applications submitted by December 1, 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.

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Contact Information

  • Marla D. Bradford
    Office of Human Resource Management
    Duquesne University
    600 Forbes Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15282
  • 412.396.1403
  • 412.396.2236


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