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Part-Time Faculty: Legal Studies Fall 2021

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

Overview:

The Department of Legal Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University seeks highly qualified applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching for part-time faculty openings for the Fall 2021 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 offers 31 undergraduate minors, an 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.” 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 Legal Studies Department is seeking part-time faculty to teach Legal Research and Writing I and Legal Research and Writing II. These two courses focus on teaching students how to reason through a legal problem, how to thoroughly research the legal issues presented, and how to present solutions in the appropriate type of legal writing

Education Requirements:

  • A J.D. degree from an accredited law school is required

Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate competence in teaching legal research and writing
  • Ability to use university course management and meeting systems (Blackboard/Zoom) is required
  • 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 which course(s) you are interested in teaching, along with your time availability for fall term, curriculum vitae or resume including details of teaching experience, scholarship achievements and applied experience; a statement of teaching philosophy and a summary of teaching effectiveness on-site and on-line, and the names and contact information for three references on the application form. Reference letters and formal teaching evaluations will only be required at the interview stage.

Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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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