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 Music...
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.