Assistant Professor of Political Science
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts

The Department of Political Science at Duquesne University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, assistant professor position in comparative politics, preferably with a focus on the Middle East and/or Europe. Candidates must be able to teach courses in a range of settings from undergraduate introductory to Masters level courses in Duquesne’s Graduate Center for Social and Public Policy. Candidates will be expected to continue the Department’s tradition of excellence in teaching and scholarship. Applicants must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the University as well as show respect for 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. Pittsburgh, America’s most livable city according to Places Rated Almanac 2007, enjoys rich educational, cultural, and recreational resources. 

Review of CVs will commence November 2, 2009, and continue until the position is filled. Ph.D. must be in hand by start date. Applications from female and minority candidates are strongly encouraged. Applicants should send a letter describing research interests, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, writing samples and evidence of teaching ability to: Duquesne University, Political Science Faculty Search, 503 College Hall, 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15282. 

Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.