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Full-Time Tenure-Track Faculty: Legal Studies

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Type: Full-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Faculty



The Department of Legal Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, beginning in August 2019, to teach undergraduate law courses in a Law in Society program, and the University Curriculum. The Department of Legal Studies offers students a humanities-based approach to law and the legal system within the context of a liberal arts education. The Department also offers minors including Dispute Resolution and an ABA approved paralegal certificate. Teaching responsibilities will include Environmental Law, University Curriculum courses, and other courses dependent on the applicant’s expertise.

About the College:

The breadth of programs offered in the College of Arts and Sciences provides the traditional strengths of a liberal arts education, with a focus on cultivating the intellectual and practical skills that students need for their personal and professional lives. The College of Arts and Sciences offers undergraduate majors in behavioral neuroscience, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, economics, English, game design and development, gerontology, history, independent majors, interdisciplinary studies, law in society, mathematics, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, Spanish language and literature, and theater.

In addition, the College of Arts and Sciences offers 31 undergraduate minors, a MS in Molecular and Cell Biology and the additional accelerated undergraduate/graduate programs: 3+1 and 4+1 BS/MS programs in Molecular and Cell Biology, 3+3 BA or BS/JD degree, 3+1 BA in Theater/MBA, and 3+2 BA or BS/MSW. Students can also complete a 5-year BA/BS and MA in Teaching in the following secondary education fields: Biology, English, History, Math and Spanish.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit


  • Teach undergraduate law courses in a humanities-based Law in Society program and the University Curriculum
  • Teaching responsibilities will include Environmental Law, University Curriculum courses, and other courses dependent on the applicant’s expertise
  • Embrace a teacher-scholar model with excellence in teaching and scholarship expected
  • Publish impactful research in peer-reviewed journals and present research findings at academic conferences
  • Design and deliver in-class and out-of-class learning experiences that engage and motivate student learning
  • Serve as an academic advisor to students and assist student with career development
  • Serve on Departmental and/or College of Arts & Sciences and/or University committees


Education Requirements:

  • JD required
  • Bar admission required


  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Relevant practical experience
  • A record of scholarship or demonstrated potential for scholarly achievement
  • Prior teaching experience is a plus
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Potential to make significant service contributions to the Department, College of Arts & Sciences, University and community
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.


Applications must be submitted electronically and include:

  • A cover letter outlining relevant experience and teaching philosophy
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three references

Review of applications will begin immediately. The deadline for receipt of applications is January 2.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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