Physics: Full-time Term 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 Chemistry and Physical Sciences of Quinnipiac University College of Arts and Sciences seeks applicants for a full-time term (non-tenure track) assistant professor of physics starting August, 2015.  This is a 9.5 month position.  The primary duty of term appointed faculty is teaching with limited scholarship and service expectations.  This appointment is for one year duration and may be renewed. 

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.


The successful candidate must have demonstrated commitment  to excellence in teaching.  Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

Classroom teaching experience in physics lecture and laboratory environments at the undergraduate level and use of instructional technologies is highly desired. 

Teaching responsibilities will include introductory physics lecture and laboratory courses and may also include physical science courses for non-science majors. In addition, responsibilities of this position will include the weekly set-up of equipment and coordination of multiple lab sections, as assigned.   

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

Qualifications for this position include a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field at the time of appointment.  

Previous classroom teaching experience in physics lecture and laboratory environments at the undergraduate level and use of instructional technologies is highly desired. 

Quinnipiac University is only considering applicants who have valid authorization to work in the U.S., in this position, for the University.  Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment-based visas for this position.


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a cover letter which includes a concise statement of your teaching philosophy and your curriculum vita.  The names and contact information of three professional references must be submitted on the application. 

Review of application materials will begin on April 15, 2015 and will continue until the 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:  2015-1670

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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:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter