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Part-Time Faculty: Physical Sciences

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Type: Temporary
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Faculty

Overview: Quinnipiac University invites applicants to apply for the position of Part-Time Faculty, Physical Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Quinnipiac University seeks highly qualified applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching for the upcoming Fall 2019 semester.
About the School/Program: 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 has 31 undergraduate minors, a combined 4 + 1 BS in Biology/MS in molecular and cell biology program, and a master of science in molecular and cell biology program.
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
  • Teaching physical science courses for non-science majors with a focus on both earth sciences and nutrition. 
  • Current openings are during the daytime for earth science lab sections, early evening for earth science lecture and evening for sections of nutrition lecture.
Education Requirements:
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in a physical science discipline with background and interests in areas such as earth science, physical geology, astronomy, meteorology or other closely related fields is required for the earth science openings and chemistry or nutrition for the nutrition course openings. 
  • Teaching experience at the university level is preferred.
  • 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 resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form. Indicate in your cover letter your teaching availability in terms of days of the week and times. 

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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