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Part-Time Faculty (School of Engineering): Mechanical Engineering - Fall 2021

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

Overview: Quinnipiac University's School of Engineering seeks highly qualified applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching for part-time faculty openings in Mechanical Engineering for the Fall 2021 semester, and beyond. The school is experiencing steady enrollment growth and desires to develop and maintain a pool of candidates should additional part-time openings arise.
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. Housed in the newly renovated Center for Communications and Engineering, the school features newly constructed and outfitted laboratories and classrooms. Dedicated to providing a first-rate 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.
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." Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. 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.
Responsibilities:

The current openings are in day and early evening on-ground sections for the following courses (academic catalog: for ME https://catalog.qu.edu/courses-undergraduate/mer/ for CS https://catalog.qu.edu/courses-undergraduate/csc/).  The instructor will need to coordinate activities, assignments, and grading with the lead faculty member as appropriate.

  • 1 section of Fluid Mechanics (MER 310)
  • 1 section of Mechanics of Materials (MER 220)
  • 4 sections of Mechanics of Materials lab (MER 220L)
  • 2 sections of Engineering Materials lecture (MER 230)
  • 2 sections of Engineering Materials lab (MER 230L)
  • 1 or 2 sections of Introduction to Programming for Engineers, with MATLAB as the working language (CSC 106)
Education Requirements: A minimum of a Master’s degree in Engineering or a related field is preferred, although consideration will be given to excellent candidates who possess practical experience or professional licensure.
Qualifications:
  • Teaching experience at the university level is preferred
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community
Special Instructions to Applicants: TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted electronically and include a cover letter indicating your interest and qualification for the position along with your teaching availability in terms of days of the week and times for the spring term, curriculum vitae or resume and the names 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 teaching sections remain 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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