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Full-Time Visiting Faculty: Environmental Science (College of Arts & Sciences)

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

 

Overview:

Quinnipiac University's College of Arts & Sciences invites applications for a full-time one-year, visiting faculty position in environmental science. The start date is August 2024. This position is an in-person and on-ground position and is benefits eligible. 

About the College/Program:

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 structure. 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 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 qu.edu. Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and X.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach four classes per semesters, including lectures and laboratories of ENV120 (Exploring your Environment) and ENV220 (Environmental Science), and other classes that can support the Biology or Chemistry programs
  • Hold regularly scheduled office hours for students 
  • Advise and mentor students
  • Contribute to curricular development and revisions
  • Attend program meetings

Education Requirements:

  • A PhD in environmental science, chemistry, biology, or related field is required at the time of appointment to be hired at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. Candidates with a master’s degree in an appropriate field may be hired at the rank of Visiting Instructor.

Qualifications:

  • A strong foundation in both the biological and chemical sciences as they relate to environmental issues
  • Preference will be given to candidates with relevant college teaching experience in environmental science, as well as chemistry and/or biology, to a broad audience
  • Applicants who can relate work in the sciences to issues related to environmental justice are encouraged
  • Committed to excellence in teaching
  • 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 resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form. 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.

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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