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Part-Time Faculty: First-Year Writing Program

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


The First-Year Writing Program within the Department of English and the College of Arts and Sciences of Quinnipiac University invites applications for part-time faculty to teach first-year writing courses. We are particularly interested in individuals with experience teaching composition.

Openings are in day and evening sections for the following courses: Introduction to Academic Reading and Writing, and Academic Writing and Research.

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 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
Education Requirements:
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in English, preferably Composition, is required.
  • Experience teaching composition 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.

Inquiries should be directed to the Coordinator of First-Year Writing,


Applicants must submit materials electronically and include a cover letter indicating which course(s) they are interested in teaching, along with their availability (days/times) for the Spring 2022 term; curriculum vitae or resume including details of teaching experience; a statement of teaching philosophy; a summary of teaching effectiveness; and the names and contact information for three references on the application form.

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Please note that the university has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For more information, please visit

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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