Lecturer of Forensic Science

Job description

Position Title::

Lecturer of 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 Experience and Education

Minimum salary::

Commensurate with Education and Experience

Maximum salary::

Commensurate with Education and Experience

Overall Position Competency::

Flat Rate

Description of primary duties and responsibilities::

Primary Purpose of the Position:

The Department of Biological Sciences at Fayetteville State University (FSU) invites applications for a Lecturer of Forensic Science starting January 2021. A master’s degree in Forensic Science or a closely related natural science, and at least five years of practical forensic investigation and lab experience is required. 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, thermocylers, 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 BS degrees in Biology and Forensic Science, and a minor in Biotechnology with ~ 400 majors. The positions will be open until filled.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::

A master’s degree in Forensic Science or a closely related natural science field, and at least five years of practical forensic investigation and lab experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications::

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

Open Until Filled::


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) and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. 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: 9/19/2020
Application Due: 3/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time