Organizational Leadership: Tenure Track Faculty Position - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Healthcare Management and Organizational Leadership in the School of Business at Quinnipiac University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor, depending on qualifications, to start August 2014.  Tenure track faculty are expected to excel at teaching, research and service to students and the university community.  We will also consider a visitor position for 2014-2015 academic year.

The School of Business is AACSB accredited, and U.S. News & World Report recently ranked Quinnipiac in the top 10 for 2014 Best Online Graduate Business Programs in the United States.  Quinnipiac University is a thriving private university with 6,500 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students, located in Hamden, Connecticut, approximately 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World Report and recently named one of the 2013 Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Quinnipiac offers 58 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate and professional programs, including those leading to degrees in both law and medicine. At the core of Quinnipiac is its commitment to teaching and collaboration. Quinnipiac fosters partnerships among students and with faculty; it is a spirited, welcoming campus.


The ideal candidate will support the department in guiding, advising, and mentoring students. Teaching responsibilities will include primarily online graduate courses in our Masters of Organizational Leadership (MSOL) program.  Courses may include organizational leadership, change management, ethics & governance, communication, human resource management, project management, and strategy as well as supervising students in a consulting capstone experience.  Tenure track faculty will maintain a high level of scholarship that will lead to publications in nationally or internationally recognized journals.  Applicants for the rank of Associate Professor must have a proven research record and an outstanding teaching record preferably teaching working professionals. 

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

A Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, or related field from an accredited university is required. The position requires demonstrated excellence of teaching effectiveness and strong communication and interpersonal skills.   The department has a strong preference for industry experience, teaching working professionals, and experience teaching in an online environment. Must be willing to teach a broad-range of courses in MSOL program.

A willingness to establish residency in the area and participate in the university community is required.


Application materials must be submitted electronically and should include:

  1. a letter declaring interest in the position and clearly identifying whether the applicant wishes to be considered for the tenure-track or visitor position,
  2. a current C.V, including details of teaching experience and summary of teaching effectiveness, research achievements, service and list of relevant applied work,
  3. the names and contact information of three references must be submitted on the application form,
  4. evidence of research and teaching ability (e.g., statement of research agenda, statement of teaching philosophy) is also strongly encouraged.

Other materials (such as: reference letters, formal teaching evaluation and copies of research papers) will only be required at a later stage.   Please do not submit them until requested.

Cover letters should be addressed to Angela Mattie, J.D., M.P.H., Chair, Department of Healthcare Management and Organizational Leadership.  The application process requires that candidates apply online.  However, inquiries regarding the position may be directed to Angela Mattie, Chair, Department of Healthcare Management and Organizational Leadership at

For full consideration, candidates should submit all materials by 2/28/14.  Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. 

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community. We welcome candidates who would enhance that diversity. Quinnipiac offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit program.

Job Code:  2013-1469

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter