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Full-Time Visiting Faculty: Civil and Mechanical Engineering

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



The School of Computing and Engineering at Quinnipiac University prides itself in its excellence in education. Evidence of this excellence can be seen in everything from student success in obtaining high-quality internships and full-time positions, to the number of faculty members in the School who have earned University-wide awards for excellence in teaching.

We are seeking candidates who share this passion to join the faculty as a Visiting Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position for the 2024-2025 academic year.

About the School:

The School of Computing and Engineering became the ninth school at Quinnipiac University on July 1, 2016. The school offers BS and BA degrees in computer science; BS degrees in civil, industrial, mechanical and software engineering; and MS degrees in Computer Science and cybersecurity.  All BS degrees are ABET accredited. Housed in the renovated Communications, Computing, and Engineering building, the school features newly constructed and outfitted laboratories and classrooms. Dedicated to providing the best possible 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 University is a private, coeducational institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university currently has an enrollment of 9,000 students in more than 130 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing, and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Our 21 Division I teams have achieved remarkable success, boasting multiple conference titles. This includes a 2023 NCAA National Championship win in ice hockey, a three-time defending national champion women’s rugby team, and a trip to the Sweet 16 for our women’s basketball team. The Quinnipiac University Poll is nationally recognized as a leader in public opinion research, and the university is consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review’s “The Best 388 Colleges.” The university is in the midst of program expansion and renewal for both traditional and adult learners, attraction of diverse communities, development of innovative corporate partnerships, and construction of an ambitious set of capital projects. For more information, please visit Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and X.


  • Teaching courses in several areas and at all levels of Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.
  • Guiding, advising, and mentoring students
  • Engagement in university and community service appropriate to interests

Education Requirements:

  • A PhD in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field is required before the start of the position


  • Preference will be given to applicants with interest and abilities to teach courses in fluid mechanics and hydraulics/water resources engineering
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate and effectively communicate with faculty, staff, and students
  • Knowledge of current trends and practices in the field
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community
  • Commitment to the mission of the School of Computing and Engineering

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Applications must be submitted electronically and include:

  • a CV
  • a Cover Letter
  • Statement of Contribution to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy and teaching evaluations (if available)

Application review will begin on March 22, 2024 and continue until the position has been 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.

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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