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Director of Graduate Forensic Science Program- Tenure Track (Open Rank) Professor

School of Criminal Justice - College of Public Affairs

Vacancy Number 300772

Position Type: Faculty position with benefits package
Opens: 10/06/17     Closes: Open Until Filled

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications

Application screening will begin February 28, 2018. The academic selection team needs to receive complete applications with all required documents attached and needs prospective colleagues to have the required documents ready to attach in our system before starting or submitting electronic applications.  Up to five vacancies are shown in our electronic application system, and clicking the Next link above the list leads to additional pages of vacancies.

University of Baltimore —The School of Criminal Justice in the College of Public Affairs invites applications for a Director of the Graduate Forensic Science Program (High Technology Crime) (open rank) faculty position.  A non-tenure track, contractual “Executive-in-Residence” would be possible for a senior practitioner with substantial experience and an appropriate terminal degree. The appointment will begin in August 2018 and is contingent upon final budgetary approval.

The University of Baltimore, located in downtown Baltimore, is part of the University System of Maryland serving a diverse urban professional community. The School of Criminal Justice orients its academic priorities toward integration with the real world, capitalizing on geographic location in Baltimore, a real city that acts as an extended classroom and provides research opportunities. The School offers a B.S. and M.S. degree in Criminal Justice each certified by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and a B.S. and M.S. degree in Forensic Science, the undergraduate degree specializes in trace evidence, and the graduate degree is in digital forensic investigations (high technology crimes). We invite you to visit our web site for more information about the College of Public Affairs and the School of Criminal Justice at

Candidates for this position must hold at least a master’s degree, with preference for those with a Ph.D. in Forensic Science, Digital Forensics, Cybersecurity, or related field, with professional experience in Cybers Security/Forensics, and/or Digital Forensic Investigations.  Candidates should have a record of scholarly activities appropriate to their rank and clearly demonstrate the potential for quality university instruction and service to their profession and the university. The Director is responsible for managing the program, maintaining community linkages with local agencies, continuously improving and assessing the overall program and content in the digital labs, and teaching core digital forensic investigations courses. The successful candidate may also have an opportunity for course development in their area of specialization and/or expertise; and will assist with development of a new computer forensics undergraduate degree program.  This position requires that the person hired be an active member of the faculty who contributes to program development, governance, and sustainability. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  

Electronic applications are required.  Before submitting your application, save these PDF (preferred format) or Word documents:

1.   vita
2.   a letter of interest
names and contact information for three references

Review of applications will begin February 28, 2017 and will continue until the search is completed. 

The University of Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.  The University of Baltimore ("UB" or "University") does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics in its programs, activities or employment practices.

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Up to five vacancies are shown in our electronic application system, and clicking the Next link above the list leads to additional pages of vacancies.

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Save these PDF (preferred format) or Word documents before you apply:

1.   vita
2.   a letter of interest
names and contact information for three references

Review of applications will begin February 28, 2017 and will continue until the search is completed. 

When you complete your electronic application and attach your documents:

Click “Save” to save the data you entered on that page. The message “You have successfully submitted your job application.” confirms only that you entered that page of information into the system. You must click “Next” to continue and complete the application process.

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8. Click the Add Attachment link, select References, attach a PDF (preferred format) or Word document with contact information for three references.  Click “Save."


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Last Published 10/2/15