The Duquesne University School of Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in pharmacology at the level of assistant professor. Duquesne University embraces a teacher-scholar model of higher education; qualified candidates will show promise as educators and scholars of their profession and split their time between teaching and research. Successful candidates will have the capability to investigate scientific questions regarding drug development or disease using state-of-the-art approaches. Areas of interest include but are not limited to, pharmacology and toxicology, genomics, neuroscience, immunology, endocrinology, aging, and molecular and cell biology. Duquesne provides a collegial atmosphere with opportunities for collaboration between schools within the University and amongst a variety of other academic institutions in the Pittsburgh region. We are situated in Pittsburgh's cosmopolitan and historic ‘downtown', but set apart by its position atop the scenic Bluff overlooking the Monongahela River.
We seek candidates whose research, teaching and/or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in higher education, and particularly in the Pharmaceutical Sciences. Applicants also must be willing to contribute actively to the mission and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University.
School of Pharmacy
Duquesne University's School of Pharmacy opened in 1925 with an enrollment of just 50 students. Today, the School of Pharmacy enrolls over 800 students in its six-year Pharm.D. program (traditional and online pathways) and 45 M.S. and Ph.D. students, and has five post-Pharm.D. residency positions. Nearly 100 percent of Duquesne student pharmacists have gained immediate placement in employment and advanced studies for more than two decades and have been given preferred status by pharmacy employers. Please visit the School of Pharmacy to learn more about our school.
Ph.D. in pharmacology or in a suitably related field.
Successful candidates will be expected to teach in the Doctor of Pharmacy and PhD programs, and to develop a robust extramurally-funded research program.
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 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. Applications received by August 15th will receive full consideration. 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, a summary of research foci, and the names of three references to http://apply.interfolio.com/88496 Applicants are encouraged to describe in their letter of intent how their scholarship contributes to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive community. Questions regarding the application may be directed to Dr. Lauren O'Donnell 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.
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About Duquesne University
Duquesne University inspires growth - intellectually, spiritually and professionally.
Employees at Duquesne University are an integral part of a dedicated community of students, scholars, clergy and professionals from diverse backgrounds. Our talented staff and faculty drive the University's growth and advances in higher education, technology, research and community involvement. We provide many ways for our employees to grow, personally and professionally, through research, interdisciplinary programs and service.
With about 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and a 15:1 student-faculty ratio, Duquesne University offers close interaction among faculty, administrators, staff and students. Our nine schools offer more than 180 degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels, giving students a broad perspective and a wide range of academic choices.
The Schools include:
McAnulty College & Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Bayer School of Natural & Environmental Sciences
Palumbo Donahue School of Business
Mylan School of Pharmacy
Rangos School of Health Sciences
School of Nursing
School of Education
Mary Pappert School of M...usic
School of Law
Biomedical Engineering Program
From our campuses in Ireland and Italy, to our home on the bluff, Duquesne is changing educational models to meet the needs of today's students in new ways. We provide courses online and on campus and offer innovative programs in emerging industries such as biomedical engineering.
Full-time employees are eligible for an excellent flexible benefits program that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, short and long term disability benefits, tuition remission and exchange, retirement savings plan, and vacation time. Compensation is competitive with other higher educational institutions of our stature.
Duquesne is a private university on a 50-acre campus, located above the vibrant city of Pittsburgh. This gives our community a small town feel near a rich urban setting. The Pittsburgh region offers a variety of cultural, education and professional opportunities, where a safe and affordable lifestyle is readily available.
Duquesne University interacts with Pittsburgh's corporate community through business and medical fieldwork and internships that enhance our students' educational experiences. Students and faculty also contribute through community service in health care, education, social services and the arts.
One of America's leading Catholic universities, Duquesne was founded by the Congregation of the Holy Spirit in 1878. The Spiritans continue to play an important and inspirational role in the campus' ethical teachings and outreach. The Duquesne community contributes about 249,700 hours of voluntary service each year, with more than 60 percent of our students in direct service to the underprivileged.
Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the mission and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.