Part-Time Faculty: Engineering
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Job Number: 493022
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
||Quinnipiac University invites applications for the position of Part-Time Faculty. The School of Engineering at Quinnipiac University seeks highly qualified applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching the course CER 360 Construction Management during the Spring 2020 semester. This is a three-credit course, mandatory for all civil engineering majors, and is tentatively scheduled for Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 12:00 to 12:50. The class meeting time may be flexible based on candidate availability.
|About the School/Program:
||The School of Engineering became the ninth school at Quinnipiac University on July 1, 2016. The school offers degrees in civil, industrial, mechanical and software engineering, and computer science. A new Master of Science in Cyber Security program started in Fall 2018. Housed in the newly renovated Center for Communications and Engineering, the school features newly constructed and outfitted laboratories and classrooms. Dedicated to providing a high-quality engineering learning experience for our students, the school focuses on high-quality instruction, and offers hands-on training, applied learning opportunities and meaningful student-faculty relationships.
||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 www.qu.edu. An education at Quinnipiac embodies the University’s commitment to preparing graduates for 21st century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities and fostering lifelong connections and success. The University believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The University’s innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.
- The course instructor will provide weekly lectures, prepare and grade homework and project assignments as appropriate, develop, administer, and grade exams and other assessment measures, assist students in need of help regarding course content, and assign final course grades.
- The following is the course description: “This course focuses on the implementation of various projects in which a civil engineer may be engaged, including planning and feasibility studies, design and construction. Students study topics relating to the management of construction, including scope of work, rough order-of-magnitude estimating, scheduling, planning, progress reporting, resource constraining and quality control. The roles of the contractor, owner, public entities and designer are explained”.
- The pre-requisite for this course is ENR 210 Engineering Economics and Project Management.
- A minimum of a Master’s degree in Engineering is typically required, though candidates with extensive professional experience may be considered.
- 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. Reference letters will only be required at the interview stage.
Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and may continue as long as the position remains open.
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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