Instructor/Assistant Professor

Fort Worth, TX
Sep 15, 2017
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Four-Year Institution


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Instructor/Assistant Professor

Institute of Molecular Medicine - 304500

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The Institute of Molecular Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center has an Instructors level opening within the Institutes Forensic Genetics Professional Master of Science program. The program is a two year set curricula that specializes in training individuals to work in accredited Forensic DNA Laboratories as DNA Analysts and prepares them to eventually qualify to become Technical Mangers of Forensic DNA Laboratories.

The primary job responsibilities are as follows:

* Participate in teaching lectures and laboratory courses in forensic biology related subjects.
* Maintain instruments and inventories of forensic laboratory teaching laboratories.
* Serve as a mentor for Master of Science students and aid in guiding their internship practicum or thesis research projects.
* Assist in the recruitment of students and admission processes for the program.
* Serve on student advisory and university committees.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

* M.S. or Ph.D. in a Biological Science with teaching experience in Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biostatistics at the lecture and practical laboratory level.
* Minimum 2-years of experience working in an operational federal, state, local or private crime laboratory conducting and testifying on cases involving biological evidence

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Prior university level teaching experience preferred but not required.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter and a list of three professional references with their online application.

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