Full-Time Visiting Faculty (College of Arts & Sciences): American Politics

Quinnipiac University

United States

June 25, 2021


Full-Time Visiting Faculty (College of Arts & Sciences): American


Job Number: 493714 Type: Full-time Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT Categories: Faculty


Quinnipiac University's College of Arts & Sciences invites applications for a visiting (non-tenure track) appointment starting Fall 2021 at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of American Politics, specializing in American political movements, with a specialty in ethnic/racial/class/sexuality politics. Ph.D. must be completed by start of appointment. Appointment is for one year with the potential for renewal.

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 advising structure. The College of Arts and Sciences offers undergraduate majors in behavioral neuroscience, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, economics, English, game design and development, gerontology, history, independent majors, interdisciplinary studies, law in society, mathematics, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, Spanish language and literature, and theater. In addition, the College of Arts and Sciences offers 31 undergraduate minors, a 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 Theater/MBA, 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, Math and Spanish.

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.” Quinnipiac has been named a “Great College to Work For” as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. 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.


Teaching responsibilities will include political science courses in the candidate's area of expertise aimed primarily at majors (e.g. Race and American Politics, Presidency, Congress, inquiry/methods, senior seminar capstone), and political science general education courses with intercultural relations dimensions.

Education Requirements:

  • PhD must be completed by start of appointment
  • Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship in a liberal arts environment
  • Candidates using theoretical, quantitative, interpretive or historical approaches are equally welcome
  • Demonstrated evidence of teaching effectiveness is required
  • Ability and interests in teaching courses in U.S. national institutions, survey methodology/polling, or political psychology will be considered a plus
  • Commitment to diversity and the ability to work effectively with a diverse population of students
  • and faculty
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community
  • Special Instructions to Applicants:


    Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Priority deadline is June 25.

    Applications must be submitted electronically and include a CV, cover letter, copy of graduate transcript, 2-page statement of teaching philosophy, 3 letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and one brief sample of research on the application form.

    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: June 09, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: Open until filled

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