Job Opportunities

Open positions:

Adjunct Instructor - Non-profit Clinic Capstone

GSPIA seeks an adjunct instructor for a 3-credit, graduate course, The Non-profit Clinic Capstone, during the Spring 2023 semester. Since 2011, the Nonprofit Clinic has provided professional consulting services to over 120 organizations to help them enhance governance and leadership; foster organizational cultures that prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion; develop adaptive strategic plans and resilient financial management models; increase opportunities for social entrepreneurship; and meet other organizational needs articulated by the organizations themselves. Learn more here.

Assistant Professor - Immigration/Migration in Public and/or International Affairs

GSPIA invites applications and nominations for a tenure-stream faculty position at the assistant professor level in the area of immigration and/or migration in public and/or international affairs, broadly conceived. The position will begin in August 2023. We advance this critical hiring priority with recognition of the extraordinary scale and significance of immigration and migration issues worldwide. Further, we seek to build expertise on issues of immigration and migration as we see policy debates on these issues in the US and across the world, as well as current and projected levels of human movement nearby and across the globe in the face of issues such as climate change, conflict, and globalization. Read more and apply here.

Recruitment and Admissions Manager

The Recruitment and Admissions Manager will be responsible for supporting in-person and virtual recruitment activities, academic programs and admission communications and marketing, financial aid leveraging, and application review. Read more and apply here.

Research Administrator

GSPIA Dean’s Office is seeking an experienced Research Administrator to manage the pre-award process for sponsored project submissions in GSPIA as well as all post-award accounting and compliance. This position reports to the Director of Finance and works closely with other Dean’s office finance staff. Read more and apply here.


GSPIA is a dynamic, multidisciplinary school focused on training future practitioners for careers in the public, private and non-profit sectors. GSPIA is home to several research centers that serve as points of outreach and intersection for faculty within our school, at Pitt, and externally. These include the Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership, the Center for Governance and Markets, the Center for Analytical Approaches to Social Innovation, and more. Additionally, GSPIA faculty are connected broadly with colleagues and schools at the University of Pittsburgh, including the University Center for Social and Urban Research, PittCyber, the University Center for International Studies, and more. In addition, GSPIA also has a presence at the Pitt Washington Center in Washington, D.C.

GSPIA's students, staff, and faculty are committed to making significant contributions to society through public service.  We are committed to helping realize the vision of a more equitable and inclusive society. We embrace the diversity of experience of all members of our community, including those arising from differences of race, gender and gender identity, ethnicity, abilities/disabilities, age, religion, sexual orientation, political beliefs, socioeconomic status, geographic region, migrant/immigrant/refugee status, and veteran status. Our goal is a diverse, cosmopolitan community of faculty, staff, students, and alumni. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, service, and/or community engagement will contribute to advancing this goal.

Applicants are encouraged to address these issues in their application materials.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.