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Trace Evidence Forensics Faculty (Rank Open)
College of Public Affairs
Vacancy Number 301025
Position Type: Faculty position with full, competitive benefits package
Opens: 10/06/20 Closes: Open Until Filled
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications
Position is open until filled, and applications received by November 5, 2020 will receive priority consideration.
The School of Criminal Justice in the College of Public Affairs invites applications for a Trace Evidence Forensic Science (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 January 2021 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 Forensic Science, the undergraduate degree specializes in trace evidence, and the graduate degree is in digital forensic investigations (high technology crimes). The School is currently engaged in expansion of its academic programs related to forensic studies (which utilize state-of-the-art forensics laboratories and maintains a strong partnership with state and local police departments and the state medical examiner’s office.) We invite you to visit our web site for more information about the College of Public Affairs and the School of Criminal Justice at www.ubalt.edu/cpa.
Candidates should have experience with trace evidence associated in criminal investigations such as glass, plastic, fibers, paints, soil analysis. The individual should be familiar with instrumental analysis as well as microscopy. The successful candidate may have an opportunity for course development in their area of expertise. This position requires that the person hired be an active member of the faculty who contributes to program development, governance, and sustainability.
Candidates for this position should hold a Ph.D. in Forensic Science, or a Physical Science with professional experience in Forensic Science. Candidates for this position should demonstrate potential for or evidence of 1) scholarly achievement which may include peer-reviewed and other publications (books, monographs, applied research reports), experience with extramural grants and contracts, and recognition within his or her profession and/discipline, 2) quality instruction, curriculum design, and supervision of student projects where appropriate, and 3) service relevant to the university, academic profession, and/or community. Candidates considered as an Executive-in-Residence should demonstrate capacity for quality instruction and extensive experience and expertise in professional practice. The Forensic Science Program has 3 state-of-the-art research and teaching laboratories. In addition, the new faculty will have the unique opportunity to work closely with staff from the Baltimore Police Department’s Crime Laboratory in linking students with forensic professionals. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Electronic applications are required. We invite qualified applicants to submit a letter of interest, vita, examples of publications, teaching evaluations if available, and names and contact information of three references. Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the search is completed. Please review the information below before you visit http://www.ubalt.edu/candidategateway/erecruit.html to apply. Questions regarding the electronic application should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate your interest in our position.
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Electronic applications are required. Before starting or submitting your application, save the following PDF (preferred format) or Word documents:
letter of interest
one PDF or Word document with examples of publications
names and contact information of three references
if available: teaching evaluations
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.
We appreciate your interest in our vacancy. Please review the information below before you visit http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html to apply.
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