Assistant/Associate Professor of Forensic SciencePosition Number::
000541Full-time or Part-time::
Biological and Forensic SciencesPosting Number::
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Commensurate with Education and ExperienceMinimum salary::
Commensurate with Education and ExperienceMaximum salary::
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EHRADescription of primary duties and responsibilities::
The Department of Biological and Forensic Sciences at Fayetteville State University (FSU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Forensic Science position starting fall 2021. A PhD degree and training or experience in Forensic Biology or Forensic Science or closely related disciplines is required. Experience teaching forensic 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. The position will be open until filled.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 closely related natural science field. Practical forensic investigation and lab experience is preferred.Preferred Qualifications::
Experience teaching forensic courses at an undergraduate/graduate university and/or community college. Practical forensic investigation and lab experience is preferred.Special Instructions to Applicants::
To apply, please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae through the FSU employment website. Candidate must also send 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.
Khalid M. Lodhi, D.Sc.Open Until Filled::
Search Committee Chair
Department of Biological and Forensic Sciences, STB 322
Fayetteville State University
1200 Murchison Road
Fayetteville, NC 28301
YesAdditional 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).Veteran's Statement:
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