Assistant Professor of Forensic Sciences

George Washington University

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Posting Number: F001923
Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Forensic Sciences
Rank: Assistant Professor
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Discipline STEM/ STEM – Education
Specialty: Crime Scene Investigation
Contract Type: Special Service
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Prior Employment Verification
Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2022
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Position Description Summary: The GW Department of Forensic Sciences seeks to hire a full time assistant professor (special service) for the position of director of graduate studies for the Master of Science in Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) and the Graduate Certificate in Forensic Investigation.  This is a non-tenured position starting in Fall 2022.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities: The selected candidate will be required to teach classes related to the field of crime scene investigation based on their specific expertise. Examples of classes include: CSI 1, CSI 2, Photography in Forensic Science, Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, Science of Fingerprints, Development of Fingerprints, Comparison of Fingerprints, Question Documents, Firearms and Toolmarks Examination, and Medicolegal Death Investigation.  Job responsibilities also include student admissions, curriculum development, managing part-time faculty, advising master’s and certificate students in their academic path and job application. The candidate will be expected to interact with local CSI units to foster student internships and serve in university, school, and department committees. 
Minimum Qualifications: Minimum education requirement is a master’s degree in addition to five years of field and/or casework experience and teaching and/or training experience in the appropriate fields. 
Advertised Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Other Benefits:
Other Information: The George Washington University Department of Forensic Sciences is one of the oldest and most prestigious forensic science programs in the country.  Information about the department can be found .
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please complete the online faculty application and upload a cover letter, C.V., and include the names and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin on December 27, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.
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Open Until Filled: Yes
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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