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Full-Time Teaching Faculty: Psychology

Quinnipiac University
Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
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Job no: 494768
Work type: Full-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Faculty


The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University seeks to hire a psychologist at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor. Candidates should have expertise in applied behavioral science (e.g., behavioral change, behavioral interventions, “nudging”) with clear implications for, and application to, physical and/or mental health care. The position will begin in August 2023. The Department of Psychology is home to popular majors in Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience and has a strong track record of producing successful graduates.

As we are dedicated to inclusive excellence, candidates with expertise regarding racial, ethnic, and/or LGBTQ+ issues in physical and/or mental health will be prioritized. We welcome and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

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 academic and career advising. The College of Arts and Sciences offers undergraduate majors in behavioral neuroscience, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, data science, economics, English, environmental science, game design and development, gerontology, history, independent majors, interdisciplinary studies, law in society, mathematics, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, Spanish language and literature, sustainability and public policy, and theater. In addition, the College of Arts and Sciences offers 31 undergraduate minors, an 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 Data Science/MS or MA in Communications, 3+1 BS in Data Science/MBA, 3+1 BS in Economics/MS in Accounting, Business Analytics, or Journalism or MBA, 3+1 BA in Theater/MBA or MA in Communications, 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 more than 9,500 students in 110 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as both a best-value school and a top national university, and has also earned recognition in Princeton Review’s “The Best 387 Colleges.” Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook and follow Quinnipiac on Twitter and Instagram @QuinnipiacU.


  • Teaching responsibilities will be 4 courses per semester and include foundational Psychology curriculum courses, a course in our research methods sequence as needed, and courses in the candidate’s area of specialization
  • Advising majors
  • Supervising undergraduate internships and/or independent studies
  • Actively engaging in department, college, university, and community service

Education Requirements:

  • An earned Ph.D. in Psychology by August 15, 2023


  • Interest in program development, including enhancing experiential learning and applied psychology opportunities for students, initiating and strengthening community and corporate connections to support these opportunities, and/or leading departmental efforts to develop creative, new programing
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community
  • Special Instructions to Applicants:


    Applications must be submitted electronically and should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., teaching evaluations, observations, portfolios, syllabi, projects), and the names and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin November 28, 2022 and continue until the position is filled

    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.

    COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Please note that the university has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For more information, please visit

    Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Note to Faculty/Staff Applicants Only:If a final candidate is a current or previous Quinnipiac employee, the hiring manager must obtain a reference check from the candidate’s current or former manager before making an offer of employment. If the candidate's current or most-recent Quinnipiac supervisor is unavailable, the hiring manager should contact Talent Acquisition for assistance in determining the appropriate alternate contact:

    Advertised: October 12, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close: Open until filled

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