Duquesne University School of Law invites applications for an entry-level, tenure-track, faculty position for the 2018-2019 academic year. We anticipate making an appointment that focuses on teaching and scholarship in the area of Business Law with other aspects of the teaching and scholarly package subject to negotiation. Preference will be given to applicants who can fulfill one or more of the following areas of need Corporations, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Securities Regulations, and Health Care Organizations and Finance.
Applicants should have superior academic credentials, previous teaching experience, and a record, or the promise, of excellence in teaching and legal scholarship. Prior teaching and scholarship in the area for which the appointment is sought is preferred, and experience teaching hybrid courses (flipped classrooms, etc.) is advantageous. Entry-level applicants may demonstrate scholarly promise by publications in scholarly journals or by scholarly works in progress.
When making entry-level appointments, Duquesne Law School considers all qualified candidates, particularly candidates who attend the Faculty Recruitment Conference (FRC) sponsored by the AALS. Candidates who do not attend the FRC should be aware that the Committee might not look at other candidates until after the FRC. We especially encourage applications from racial minorities, women, and others who would enrich the diversity of our academic community. Candidates may indicate interest in the position by submitting their CV and other documents through Interfolio; however, qualified candidates who attend the FRC will be considered regardless of whether they submit their materials through Interfolio.
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 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 uses Interfolio to collect all Division of Academic Affairs faculty and administrative job applications electronically. The application should consist of a detailed letter of interest, a complete current curriculum vitae, and contact information of three references. References will not be contacted until the final stages of the selection process. Review of applicants will begin in the fall and continue until the position is filled. Please submit your application documents to: apply.interfolio.com/43781. Please direct any questions about this opportunity to Associate Dean Martha Jordan, Chair, Faculty Recruiting Committee, at email@example.com.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
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 unive...rsity, 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-service 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.