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Open Rank Faculty Position, Tenure-Track, in Forensic Sciences

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Recruitment Plan

I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: Fac/Lib000374
Academic Title: Open Rank Faculty Position, Tenure-Track, in Forensic Sciences
Rank:
Administrative Title: Forensic Chemistry Professor
Discipline Basic Sciences
Specialty: Forensic Sciences
Contract Type: Tenure Track
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements:
Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2013
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Position Description Summary:

The George Washington University Department of Forensic Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position. The position is an open rank position permitting consideration of entry level or advanced candidates. The starting date for the position is August 1, 2013.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include teaching and advising master’s students, leading research projects, and serving the University and the forensic community. Specifically, we are looking for someone that will teach forensic drug chemistry and trace evidence students at the graduate level in a nationally-recognized forensic science educational program, will conduct research and publish in the field, and will engage the forensic science community. We expect that this person will develop recognized expertise in the application of chemistry/chemical techniques to forensic casework by the national practitioner forensic community. This person will be responsible for the Department’s mass spectrometry instrumentation as well as the equipment for the forensic chemistry program.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must possess a PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical engineering or closely related fields; must be capable of operating the Department’s forensic chemistry equipment; must be capable and willing to teach graduate students and oversee their research projects; and must have a commitment to scholarly research as evidenced by presentations or publications in scholarly journals or works in progress. All but dissertation (ABD) candidates will be considered, but candidates must complete all degree requirements for the PhD on or before August 1st, 2013.

Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Other Benefits:
Other Information:

Review of applications will begin on January 20th, and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

A request for letters from references may follow. Due to memory limitations, do not load more than 3 publications.

Department Link: http://departments.columbian.gwu.edu/forensicsciences/
Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Background Screening
EEO Statement:

The George Washington University is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/12755

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Research Interest
  4. Sample Publications
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical engineering or closely related fields OR will you complete all degree requirements for the PhD by August 1, 2013?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you capable of operating the Department's forensic chemistry equipment, such as mass spectrometry equipment and LC tandem mass spectrometers?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you capable of teaching at the University level?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a commitment to scholarly research as evidenced by presentations or publications in scholarly journals or works in progress?
    • Yes
    • No