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Part-Time Faculty: Undergraduate Health Sciences (Fall 2023)

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



Quinnipiac University seeks highly qualified applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching for part-time faculty openings in the newly created Department of Health Sciences within the School of Health Sciences. The position(s) are primarily for on-ground course offerings, with a limited number of hybrid and/or online opportunities.

The Department of Health Science offers programs that are designed to provide students with broad knowledge and skills within the ever-evolving field of health and health care. With the end in mind, the department strives to prepare students for either entrance into the workforce or for graduate health professions or medical education.

Truly interdisciplinary, the faculty within the department have expertise across multiple aspects of human health, fitness, dietetics, management, medical law and ethics, research methods, emergency preparedness, and injury prevention & rehabilitation. Faculty members collaborate with other health care educators across the School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, and School of Engineering to deliver an interprofessional educational experience.

About the School/Program:

The School of Health Sciences prepares students to tackle major challenges inherent in 21st-century patient care and medical research. Our innovative and highly ranked programs — offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, and clinical doctorate levels — develop forward-thinking clinicians, imaging professionals, rehabilitation specialists and scientists. Professors in Quinnipiac’s School of Health Sciences are committed to the academic, personal, and professional success of every student from day one. They are passionate scholars and accomplished in their fields, but teaching is always the top priority.

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 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.


  • Teach courses in the undergraduate health science curriculum.
  • Meet classes as regularly scheduled.
  • Prepare and distribute to students a clear and concise plan for learning within the first week of classes and for filing it with the faculty member’s department chair and school/college office.
  • Hold office hours, defined as time set aside for interaction with students outside of class to promote students’ academic achievement and provide academic guidance.
  • Meet classes as regularly scheduled.
  • Prepare and distribute to students a clear and concise plan for learning within the first week of classes and for filing it with the faculty member’s department chair and school/college office.
  • Contribute to the overall depth and breadth of undergraduate education within the Department of Health Sciences.
  • Participate and engage as an active member in the department strategic initiatives and plans.
  • Communicate on a regular basis with the department chair and program director
Education Requirements
  • A minimum of a master's degree in a healthcare field or closely related field is required.
  • A PhD or EdD is preferred.
  • Recent clinical experience as a health care provider or within healthcare is preferred.
  • Areas of expertise can include any of the following: Career Planning in the Health Professions, Medical Terminology, Evidence Based Medicine, Pharmacology, Nutrition, Sports Medicine, Human Movement, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Healthcare Management, Bioethics, Quality and Safety, Emergency Management, Public Health, Health Equity, Social Determinants of Health, Healthcare Informatics, Quality and Safety.  Click this link to view the courses offered within the department.


  • Prior teaching experience at the university level is preferred.
  • Online teaching experience at the university level is preferred if applying for online.
  • Experience with Blackboard or similar Learning Management System (LMS) preferred.

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.

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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