Assistant Professor of Forensic Science
Position Summary: The FEPAC-accredited Forensic Science program, housed within the Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Physics, in the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Forensic Science at the Assistant Professor level, starting in August 2017.
The University of Tampa is a medium-sized comprehensive, private university that delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners. The University offers more than 200 areas of study, including majors in our colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Natural and Health Sciences and Social Sciences, Math and Education and 12 master's programs.
Responsibilities will include teaching and research in the successful candidates' field of expertise and teaching other chemistry courses as assigned by the department.
Candidates are expected to have a commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate students, mentoring undergraduate student research, scholarly activity, and service within the environment of a primarily undergraduate institution. A typical teaching load is 12 contact hours in a 14-week semester.
Preference will be given to applicants who apply by October 10, 2016.
Position Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Forensic Science, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related discipline with an emphasis in forensic DNA analysis, forensic toxicology, microscopy, trace evidence, firearms, or forensic chemistry is required.
For details and to apply visit https://jobs.ut.edu
Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interest, and teaching philosophy, and a copy of your undergraduate and graduate degree transcript. In addition, applicants will be requested to enter name and email address for three (3) reference providers.
The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.