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Full-Time Teaching Faculty: Biology (College of Arts & Sciences)

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



The Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University is seeking a dynamic and student-centered Anatomy and Physiology instructor to teach at the undergraduate level. Applicants from a broad variety of biological disciplines will be considered for this full-time teaching position, with appointment as an Assistant Teaching Professor or Instructor, depending on the highest degree earned. The anticipated start date is August 2023. In addition to teaching, the position involves advising students and engaging in service activities and committees that strengthen the program, department, college, and university community. The Human A&P series, typically taken by students in the allied health and nursing programs, utilizes a combination of models, mammalian organ dissection, plastinated human donors, online resources and virtual human dissection tables.

The Department of Biological Sciences has 24 full-time faculty whose academic specialties span disciplines from Molecular Genetics through Ecology. The student-centered department has a strong sense of community, and the faculty are highly collaborative in both teaching and research.

About the College:

The College of Arts and Sciences combines knowledge, skills and perspectives from across the humanities, arts, social and natural sciences. Our graduates are system thinkers who learn to solve problems and work across society, not just in a particular field. Equipped with integrated and interdisciplinary learning tools, they have the ability to see the world through multiple lenses, making them adaptable and versatile – traits that are highly valued by employers in every industry. Our curricula incorporate four key pillars to prepare graduates for the demands of an evolving job market and world; Applied and experiential learning, 21st-century professional skills and literacies, integrated and interdisciplinary thinking, and 360-degree academic and career advising. The College of Arts and Sciences offers undergraduate majors in behavioral neuroscience, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, data science, economics, English, environmental science, game design and development, gerontology, history, independent majors, interdisciplinary studies, law in society, mathematics, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, Spanish language and literature, sustainability and public policy, and theater. In addition, the College of Arts and Sciences offers 31 undergraduate minors, an MS in Molecular and Cell Biology, and 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 Data Science/MS or MA in Communications, 3+1 BS in Data Science/MBA, 3+1 BS in Economics/MS in Accounting, Business Analytics, or Journalism or MBA, 3+1 BA in Theater/MBA or MA in Communications, 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 more than 9,500 students in 110 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as both a best-value school and a top national university, and has also earned recognition in Princeton Review’s “The Best 387 Colleges.” Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook and follow Quinnipiac on Twitter and Instagram @QuinnipiacU.


  • Primarily contribute to the lecture and laboratory components of the two-semester Human Anatomy and Physiology course series, with the possibility of other courses as needed
  • Hold regular office hours for students
  • Guide, advise, and mentor students academically and professionally
  • Engage in service to support the program, department, college and university, which includes attending weekly department meetings and other university meetings as required

Education Requirements:

  • Master’s (to be hired at the rank of Instructor) or Ph.D. (to be hired at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor) in Biology (or closely related field) is required at time of appointment


  • Ability to effectively teach undergraduate-level lectures and laboratories
  • Ability to teach Human Anatomy and Physiology lectures and laboratories
  • Commitment to participating in a collaborative teaching environment
  • Commitment to inclusive teaching and community

Preferred Qualifications  

  • Demonstrated success in teaching at the undergraduate level

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Applications must be submitted electronically and must include

  1. Cover letter with a list of three academic/professional references who will not be contacted without your permission
  2. CV
  3. Teaching statement (one page preferred) that describes your approach to instruction, and includes a description of your commitment to inclusive teaching practices
  4. Sample teaching evaluations if available

Applications received by June 23, 2023, will receive first consideration. 

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.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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