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

Quinnipiac University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Sep 4, 2023

Job Details


The Department of Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor with a focus on Economics and Data Science. The anticipated start date of the position is August 2024, with a potential option of starting earlier January 2024.

We are looking for a dynamic, student-oriented educator who is deeply committed to excellence in teaching and to the broader academic community. This role offers the opportunity to teach a diverse portfolio of courses, mentor students, and contribute to departmental initiatives.

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; Health, Medicine, and Society; History; Individualized Majors; Interdisciplinary Studies; Justice and Community Engagement; Law in Society; Mathematics; Philosophy; Political Science; Psychology; Sociology; Hispanic and Latin American Studies; Sustainability and Public Policy; and Theater. In addition, the College of Arts and Sciences offers 32 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, and Math.

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, ranging from foundational to advanced courses in Economics, with the potential to contribute to our expanding Data Science program
  • Advise and mentor students to help them achieve their academic and career goals
  • Participate actively in service activities, such as committee work, that help advance the mission and values of the program, department, college, and university

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


  • Prior teaching experience in micro- and macroeconomics and data science-related courses is preferred
  • We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience or a demonstrated commitment to working with diverse student populations
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 October 13, 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.

Advertised: September 01, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:


Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational university in Hamden, CT where students engage in an educational experience that’s both personal and challenging from faculty who care deeply about student outcomes. We offer a diverse range of programs and courses, including our industry-leading dual-degree programs, to approximately 6,000 undergraduate and 2,700 graduate, law and medical students.

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