The Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University invites applications for a full-time Tenure Track Faculty position at the Assistant or Associate level in Biochemistry. Tenure-track faculty are expected to excel at teaching, research, and service to students and the university community. The primary focus is on teaching and providing a high-quality student experience. This position will begin in August 2017.

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 www.qu.edu.


The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching and will be expected to develop and maintain an active research program involving undergraduates, apply for outside research funding and publish in appropriate peer-reviewed journals .

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • PhD in Biochemistry or closely related field
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness; preference will be given to candidates with relevant teaching experience in biochemistry lecture and laboratory courses at the undergraduate level
  • Expertise in physical biochemistry
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience in the use of instructional technologies and in course development is highly desired

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 should include a cover letter, CV (including details of teaching experience and proposed research or research achievements), concise statements of teaching philosophy, three references on the application form (reference letters will only be required if selected for an interview). Applications will be reviewed beginning February 1, 2017 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 and welcomes candidates who would enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer