Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Professor Forensic Science

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Position Title::

Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Professor Forensic Science

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Full-time or Part-time::

Full Time


Biological Sciences and Forensic Sciences

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EHRA (Faculty)

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Hiring Range::

Commensurate with Education and Experience

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Commensurate with Education and Experience

Maximum salary::

Commensurate with Education and Experience

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Description of primary duties and responsibilities::

Primary Purpose of the Position:

The Department of Biological and Forensic Sciences at Fayetteville State University (FSU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Forensic Science starting fall 2021. Experience teaching forensic science courses at an undergraduate/graduate university and/or community college will be a plus. The successful candidate is expected to teach courses in forensic science and general biology, develop and teach new courses in the FEPAC accredited Forensic Science Program, advise/mentor students, serve in department, college, university committees, and assist in building and maintaining professional relationships with local, regional, and national laboratories and law enforcement agencies.

In addition, the candidate is expected to establish an active, externally funded research program in the Forensic Science involving undergraduate students. The Department of Biological and Forensic Sciences is fully equipped with state-of-the-art instruments such as HPLC, GC/MS, real-time PCR, 310 Genetic Analyzer, thermocyclers, comparison microscope, and polarized microscopes. In addition, STEM departments core facilities have a range of equipment including SEM, UV-Vis, an electron microprobe, NMR, FTIR, etc. We offer bachelor degrees in biology, forensic science, and a minor in biotechnology with ~ 400 majors.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::

PhD degree and training or experience in forensic biology is required for tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Forensic Science.

Master’s degree in forensic science or related biological sciences disciplines with training or expertise in forensic science professional activities could be considered for a Lecturer.

Preferred Qualifications::

Experience teaching forensic courses at an undergraduate/graduate university and/or community college will be a plus.

Special Instructions to Applicants::

This position will begin fall 2020.

Candidate must upload official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, one-page statement of teaching style and philosophy, research interest and plans, and three original recommendation letters from people familiar with candidates work. The search will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. To learn more about the position, feel free to contact the Search Committee Chair by telephone at (910) 672-1650 or e-mail at [email protected]

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Additional Information for Applicants:

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.

EEO Statement::

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veteran's Statement:

Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.




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Posted: 9/1/2020
Application Due: 6/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time