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Quinnipiac University, Biological Sciences: Tenure Track Faculty

(posted 2017-11-19)

The Department of Biological Sciences at Quinnipiac University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Genetics to start August 2018. Applicants whose research focuses on bioinformatics, or Drosophila or similar non-mammalian model systems are especially encouraged to apply.

About the College of Arts and Sciences:

The breadth of programs offered in the College of Arts and Sciences provides the traditional strengths of a liberal arts education, with a focus on cultivating the intellectual and practical skills that students need for their personal and professional lives. 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 has 31 undergraduate minors, a combined 4 + 1 BS in Biology/MS in molecular and cell biology program, and a master of science in molecular and cell biology program.

About Quinnipiac University:

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.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit


Teaching of introductory and advanced courses in genetics, as well as some combination of core courses (introductory biology, non-majors, research methods, etc)
Develop and maintain an active research program involving undergraduates
Engage in academic advising and university service appropriate to interests
Apply for outside research funding
Publish in appropriate peer-reviewed journals
Committed to excellence in teaching
Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants
PhD at the time of the appointment (August 2018) is required
Proven ability to effectively teach university-level lectures and laboratories
Experience with the use of instructional technologies highly desired
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a cover letter which addresses the candidate's qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan for the next 5 years, and the names and contact information for three references on the application form. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin on December 1st and will continue until the position is filled.

Link to Apply:

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who would enhance that diversity.
Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Code: 2017-2318