Assistant Professor, Forensic Science-Analytical Chemistry

Employer
The University of Tampa
Location
Tampa, Florida
Salary
Not specified
Closing date
Dec 11, 2022

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Field of specialization
Analytical, Forensic
Work Function
Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time
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Assistant Professor, Forensic Science-Analytical Chemistry

The University of Tampa invites applications for a tenure-track position in Forensic Science – Analytical Chemistry at the Assistant Professor level starting in August 2023. The FEPAC-accredited Forensic Science program (https://www.ut.edu/forensic-science-major-video) is housed within the Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Physics, in the College of Natural and Health Sciences.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based private institution of more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 24 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and more than 100 countries, and "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News & World Report.

Currently, over 100 students are in the FEPAC accredited forensic science program, which focuses on drug analysis, toxicology, forensic DNA, and firearms and toolmarks.

Responsibilities will include teaching and research in the successful candidates' field of expertise and teaching other chemistry courses as assigned by the department. Shared instrumentation available to faculty members includes LC-MS/MS (low resolution MS), LC-MS/MS (Orbitrap MS), DART-MS, two GC-MS instruments, 400 MHz NMR spectrometer equipped with a cold probe, a preparative HPLC system, ICP-OES, three GC-FID instruments, an FTIR microscope, three stand-alone FTIR instruments, SEM-EDS, and four firearms comparison microscopes.

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.

Qualifications
A Ph.D. in Forensic Science, Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry or related discipline. Expertise in one or more of the following is preferred: forensic DNA analysis, forensic toxicology, microscopy, trace evidence, firearms, or forensic chemistry.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For more information and to apply please visit our website at www.ut.edu/jobs.

Please be prepared to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and name and contact information of references.

Additional Information
The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based private institution of more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 24 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and more than 100 countries, and "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News & World Report.

The University delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners. The University has a strong core curriculum rooted in the liberal arts, an enduring commitment to internationalization that has garnered the Senator Paul Simon Award, and a practical, experiential approach to learning. 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 14 master's programs.

The College of Natural and Health Sciences offers rigorous, high quality curricula in biology, marine science, environmental science, chemistry, biochemistry, physics, forensic science, exercise science, public health, allied health, sport management and nursing; all designed to prepare students for challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. Our faculty are excellent teachers, both in the classroom and working with students on an individual basis. UT has invested heavily in the development of our college's teaching and research facilities and laboratories. Our college continually fosters relationships with organizations in the greater Tampa Bay area and elsewhere to provide students with the opportunity to pursue an internship, volunteer, or interact with professionals working in their chosen field. Each department also offers study abroad courses that students can take for credit toward their degree. For more information, see: https://www.ut.edu/academics/college-of-natural-and-health-sciences.

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity 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, equity, and inclusion. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.

 

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