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Job ID: 221621

Associate Dean of Engineering
Duquesne University

Date Posted Sep. 18, 2023
Title Associate Dean of Engineering
University Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Department School of Science and Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Dean
  • Engineering - Other

Position Number: 330584

The School of Science and Engineering is hiring the inaugural Costello Family Endowed Chair in Engineering. We are currently expanding our engineering offerings to include general, systems, environmental and mechanical engineering, in addition to being an ABET accredited biomedical engineering program. The Associate Dean will have a unique opportunity to set the strategic direction for engineering at Duquesne. The Associate Dean will be responsible for working with the Dean to oversee the development and growth of the new engineering programs. They will be responsible for curriculum, accreditation, and assessment. We are seeking a full-time faculty member for a 12-month, tenure-track position in any of the above areas of engineering with a flexible starting date.


Ph.D. in engineering

Experience with ABET accreditation

National recognition in their field of engineering

Demonstrated ability to teach at the undergraduate level

Experience with curriculum development

Experience developing an externally funded research agenda for engineering programs

The successful candidate may possess any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions.  This includes commitment to the University’s values of diversity, equity and inclusion, and recognition of the importance of treating each individual with dignity and respect consistent with the University’s Mission.  Additionally, applicants must have demonstrated experience with, and understanding of, the broad diversity of the University community (students, faculty, staff and others).

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the University Community.

Ability and willingness to contribute actively to the mission of the University 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.

Application Instructions

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty and staff job applications electronically. The candidate will submit a letter of intent that addresses the reasons for applying to the position, a research plan, curriculum vitae and (CV). Three references complete with telephone and email contact information should be submitted to Interfolio. While the position will remain open until filled,  application review will begin October 15, 2023. For more information, contact us through

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.

Founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Its Mission Statement commits the University to “serving God by serving students through commitment to excellence in liberal and professional education, through a profound concern for moral and spiritual values, through the maintenance of an ecumenical atmosphere open to diversity, and through service to the Church, the community, the nation and the world. Applicants for this position should describe how they might support and contribute to the mission.

Motivated by its Catholic and Spiritan identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.

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