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Point Park University’s Literature, Culture, and Society Department is accepting applications for the position of part-time faculty with expertise in various areas of the Humanities and Social Sciences: Western Civilization, American History, Global & Cultural Studies, Geography, and Government/Political Science. Opportunities exist to teach both on-ground introductory courses and upper-level options based on the candidate’s interest and expertise. Courses in Western Civilization, American History, and World Geography available in the Fall of 2022; other courses available in the Spring of 2023. Ideal candidates will:

  • Live in the surrounding Pittsburgh area to teach on-ground classes.
  • Have teaching experience, particularly in multiple sub-disciplines mentioned above
  • Have a graduate level degree in any of the mentioned disciplinary areas

 Learn more about the Humanities and Social Science program here

About the University: Point Park University is an independent, coed institution located in downtown Pittsburgh with an enrollment of approximately 4,000 full- and part-time students in more than 50 majors and concentrations. To learn more about Point Park University visit

Application Procedure:
Interested and qualified applicants should forward a CV, a cover letter detailing their area(s) of teaching interest, experience, qualifications, and availability for the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters; and three professional references with contact information to Please submit documents in a Word document (.doc) or Adobe Portable Document Format (.pdf).  

When responding via email please reference Part-time Faculty – Literature, Culture, and Society in the subject line.

  Due to the high volume of resumes received, Point Park University will not be able to respond to inquiries regarding the status of your resume. If we determine that your skills and experience match the position requirements, we will contact you to discuss the opportunity further. If you do not hear from us, we encourage you to revisit our website at for the status of the position and future opportunities.

Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.