Duquesne University invites applications and nominations for a full-time Director to lead the Center for Catholic Faith and Culture (CCFC). The position begins on July 1, 2020.
The mission of the Center is to animate and strengthen the Catholic and Spiritan identity of the university through research, teaching, and the support of programs focused upon the Catholic intellectual tradition, including the tradition's commitment to social justice, peace, and the integrity of creation. Understood as a living, dynamic tradition of dialogue between faith and culture, this tradition will be evidenced in every aspect of the university's academic programs. Duquesne offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in natural and environmental sciences, leadership, business, nursing, health sciences, pharmacy, law, education, music, and the liberal arts.
For further information about the university, please visit the website: http://www.duq.edu.
We are seeking individuals with a Doctoral degree and 5-8 years of related experience. Candidates for the position should be a practicing Catholic, have an established record in higher education with success in teaching and scholarship, expertise in the Catholic intellectual tradition, and appropriate leadership and administrative skills. The Director will pursue an agenda that is cross-disciplinary and integrative, fostering conversation between faith and the disciplines. Rank is open for a tenured or tenure-track position.
For consideration, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/73362. Letters of reference may also be submitted.
Review of applicants 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.
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.