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Full-Time Faculty: Behavioral Health and Social Sciences (School of Medicine)

Quinnipiac University
North Haven - North Haven, CT

Job no: 495863
Work type: Full-time
Campus: North Haven - North Haven, CT
Categories: Faculty


The Frank H. Netter MD, School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Sciences, specializing in Behavioral Health and Social Sciences. Successful candidates will be expected to teach broadly across the pre-clinical curriculum to medical students and contribute to a supportive and inclusive learning environment. They will collaborate with a team of medical educators from other basic and clinical science disciplines to develop instructional materials and deliver effective teaching methods that cater to the diverse needs of our students

About the School:

The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University graduated its inaugural class of medical students in May 2017. The school was founded with the aim of educating diverse, patient-centered physicians who are partners and leaders in an interprofessional primary-care workforce. Our primary-care mission has expanded to include institutes for rehabilitation medicine and global public health. Our innovative, integrated curriculum focuses on student–centered, active, and engaged instructional excellence. We are dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community where all individuals are valued and empowered to succeed.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university currently has an enrollment of 9,000 students in more than 130 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing, and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Our 21 Division I teams have achieved remarkable success, boasting multiple conference titles. This includes a 2023 NCAA National Championship win in ice hockey, a three-time defending national champion women’s rugby team, and a trip to the Sweet 16 for our women’s basketball team. The Quinnipiac University Poll is nationally recognized as a leader in public opinion research, and the university is consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review’s “The Best 388 Colleges.” The university is in the midst of program expansion and renewal for both traditional and adult learners, attraction of diverse communities, development of innovative corporate partnerships, and construction of an ambitious set of capital projects. For more information, please visit Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and X.


  • Instruction to medical students broadly across the behavioral and social sciences through a variety of instructional methods including lecture, problem-based learning, team-based learning, case-based learning, and online teaching.
  • Develop, coordinate, integrate, deliver, and assess curricular materials independently and in collaboration with other faculty members.
  • Clinician candidates may also be engaged in instruction in the clinical curriculum.
  • Advise and mentor medical students regarding academic, curricular, capstone project, and career matters.
  • Additional specific responsibilities include scholarly activity, service on committees, and other duties as negotiated and assigned.

Education Requirements:

  • Qualifications for this position include a MD, DO, or PhD degree.


  • Experience in teaching, scholarship, and/or clinical practice of behavioral and social sciences is highly desirable
  • Successful candidates must present evidence of an established record of, or demonstrate a strong potential for, effective teaching
  • A commitment to work productively with a team of medical educators from other basic and clinical science disciplines
  • Evidence for potential of productive scholarly and creative activity is also desired
  • 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 cover letter and curriculum vitae. The names and contact information of three references must be submitted on the application. Faculty positions at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine are non-tenure track term appointments, initial appointments are for a three-year term. Consideration of candidates will begin immediately 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.

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: June 11, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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