Director of Forensic Science and Assoc./Professor of Forensic Science

Springfield, Massachusetts
To be determined.
Oct 31, 2018
Nov 30, 2018
Field of specialization
Biological, Forensic, Physical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Physical & Biological Sciences at Western New England University seeks applications for the position of Director of Forensic Sciences for the B.S. in Forensic Biology and B.S. in Forensic Chemistry programs that the University offers. This is a full-time (tenure-track or tenured) faculty position in Forensic Science at the level of Associate or Full Professor, beginning in September 2019, pending budgetary approval.

Responsibilities of the position include teaching lecture and laboratory sections of forensic science courses on Scientific Evidence, Crime Scene Processing, and advanced Forensic Science courses and laboratories, developing upper level electives, and guiding student research projects and internships. In addition, the Director helps the Department Chair with program assessment and scheduling.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in forensic science or molecular biology, a strong commitment to undergraduate education, and demonstrated teaching abilities. Professional work experience in a forensic science laboratory or in molecular biology with applications to forensic science required. Legal and/or Law Enforcement experience is a plus.

Please submit a cover letter, a current CV, a teaching statement, and a research statement. In addition, candidates must have three references submit their letters of recommendation to Official transcripts of all course-work in higher education are required. (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable during the initial application.) The deadline for application is December 1, 2018.

Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,800 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

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