Part-Time Faculty: School of Engineering Spring 2021

The School of Engineering at Quinnipiac University seeks highly qualified applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching for part-time faculty openings in Civil Engineering for the Spring 2021 semester. The school is experiencing steady enrollment growth and desires to develop and maintain a pool of candidates should additional part-time openings arise. Overview:

The School of Engineering at Quinnipiac University seeks highly qualified applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching for part-time faculty openings in Civil Engineering for the Spring 2021 semester. The school is experiencing steady enrollment growth and desires to develop and maintain a pool of candidates should additional part-time openings arise.

About the School/Program:

The School of Engineering became the ninth school at Quinnipiac University on July 1, 2016. The school offers degrees in civil, industrial, mechanical and software engineering, and computer science. Housed in the newly renovated Center for Communications and Engineering, the school features newly constructed and outfitted laboratories and classrooms. Dedicated to providing a high-quality engineering 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 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.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu. 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. Responsibilities:

The current opening is in the area of Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering. This is one of several Civil Engineering sub-disciplines in the Quinnipiac Civil Engineering program.

  • Responsibilities include teaching two laboratory sections in our required course CER 350 (Hydrology/Hydraulic Design).

  • This 3 hour/week, 1-credit laboratory course accompanies a 3-credit hour lecture.

  • This course will be offered during the Spring (2021) semester of the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • The instructor will need to coordinate activities, assignments, and grading with the lead faculty member teaching the lecture section and an additional lab section. The laboratory activities include experiments, demonstrations, computer simulations, and design activities.

Education Requirements:
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Engineering or a related field is preferred, although consideration will be given to excellent candidates who possess practical experience or professional licensure.

Qualifications:
  • Teaching experience at the university level is preferred.
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community
  • 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.

    TO APPLY:
    Applications must be submitted electronically and include a cover letter indicating your interest and qualification for the position along with your teaching availability in terms of days of the week and times for the spring term, curriculum vitae or resume and the names and contact information for three references on the application form. Reference letters will only be required at the interview stage.

    Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and may continue as long as teaching sections remain open.

    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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