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Full-Time Teaching Faculty: Economics and Data Science (College of Arts & Sciences)

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



The Department of Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor specializing in Economics and Data Science. We seek a student-centered individual who demonstrates a strong commitment to exceptional teaching. This position begins Fall 2023.

This position will involve teaching four courses per semester, advising students, and engaging in service activities and committees that strengthen the program, department, college, and university community. Ideal candidates will have experience in teaching introductory courses in micro- and macroeconomics that primarily serve undergraduate students in the Economics and Business majors, as well as courses that support our rapidly growing Data Science major. We are especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations.

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 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 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.


  • Teach four courses per semester  
  • Hold regularly scheduled office hours for students 
  • Advise and mentor students 
  • Engage in department, college, and university service 
  • Contribute to curricular development and revision 

Education Requirements:

  • A terminal degree in Economics, Data Science, or a related discipline is required before position starts 
  • Candidates with a master’s degree will be considered for appointment at the rank of instructor   


  • Ability to teach introductory courses in micro- and macroeconomics, and upper-level Economics courses
  • Ability to teach courses that support our Data Science major 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to create inclusive and engaging learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body 
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community 

 Preferred qualifications:  

  • Demonstrated success in teaching, preferably at college level  
  • Experience with online instruction  
  • Experience in curriculum design and development  

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Applications must be submitted electronically and include:

1. Letter of interest which includes your CV or resume with a list of three academic/professional references who will not be contacted without your permission 

2. Teaching statement (one page preferred) that describes your approach to instruction, which includes a description of your commitment to inclusive teaching practices 

3. 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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