Assistant Professor of Forensic Science

Hempstead, New York
Mar 05, 2019
Apr 04, 2019
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Assistant Professor, Forensic Science (tenure track)

Hofstra University ( invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track position in Forensic Science beginning September 1, 2019. Hofstra is a selective private university with located 25 miles from New York City, providing excellent opportunities for collaboration with nearby universities, local law enforcement crime labs, and national lab facilities. The Chemistry Department offers undergraduate degrees in Chemistry, Biochemistry and Forensic Science.

Responsibilities of the position include: teaching introductory Forensic Science courses as well as advanced Forensic Science elective courses in area of expertise; directing the Forensic Science program; and establishing a productive research program involving undergraduates.  Hofstra University supports undergraduate participation in research and the successful applicant should be prepared to secure grant funds for research. Teaching load alternates between 2 and 3 courses per semester; typical class size is 10-50 students.  Competitive salary, excellent benefits, release time for research, and sabbatical support. A Ph.D. is required by time of employment in Forensic Science, Forensic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or a related field with demonstrated forensic science related experience or training.  

Applications received by March 25, 2019 will receive full consideration; applications will be considered until the position is filled.  Submit cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, research plans (specifically addressing undergraduate involvement), and arrange for official transcripts and three letters of recommendation to be addressed to Dr. William F. Nirode, Department Chair, and emailed to

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.