Mechanical Engineering: Full-time Faculty Term Position - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Engineering at Quinnipiac University School of Business and Engineering seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in Mechanical Engineering starting in August 2015.  Candidates with experience in control systems are especially encouraged to apply.  Relevant industrial experience is beneficial. 

The Department of Engineering is in the Third year at Quinnipiac University with the goal of becoming ABET accredited upon graduation of this first class in 2016. The Department of Engineering is a foundational step in a path that anticipates becoming the School of Engineering in the near future. We are building a unique learning environment that balances theoretical and applied learning, supporting a variety of learning styles. In that setting, we also foster continuous professional growth of our faculty and staff appropriate to our Mission. We look forward to applications with a passion to help shape and build a program that will become a national leader in Civil Engineering Education. We seek individuals with a desire to be part of a professional, collaborative team devoted to student learning and mentoring civil engineering students.  

Quinnipiac University is a thriving private university with 6,500 undergraduate and 2,500 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.


Specific job requirements include developing and teaching courses in support of the mission of the department and university, along with maintaining currency in the candidate’s specialty area.  Guiding, advising, and mentoring students and service to the University community will be required.  Special consideration will be given to candidates with interest in developing and teaching courses in circuits, control systems and mechatronics.  

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

Qualifications for candidates include: a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field is desired. ABDs will be considered.  Strong candidates with an MS in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field may be considered.


Applications must be submitted electronically and materials should include:

  1. a cover letter declaring interest in the position, sub-discipline specialty, and any ABET experience;
  2. a statement of teaching philosophy; 
  3. a current CV, including details of teaching experience and industrial experience;
  4. the names and contact information of three references on the application form.

Reference letters and teaching evaluations will only be required at a later stage.

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:  2015-1633

Keyword Phrases

  • Engineering - School of Business & Engineering
  • Diversity
  • auxillary services
  • accounting
  • Mechanical Engineering
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter