Title: Assistant Teaching Professor
Description: The University of Tampa invites applications for a full-time, 9-month renewable non-tenure track teaching position in Forensic Science – Criminalistics at the Assistant Teaching 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 and World Report.
Currently, over 100 students are in the FEPAC accredited forensic science program, which focuses on firearms/toolmarks, crime scene investigation, drug analysis, toxicology, and forensic DNA. Relevant equipment available to teaching faculty includes four firearms comparison microscopes, an FTIR microscope, SEM-EDS, crime scene alternate light source, and various crime scene investigation tools. Additionally, the department has an array of chemical analysis equipment including mass spectrometers, gas and liquid chromatographs, and an NMR spectrometer.
Teach in field of expertise, which can include firearms/toolmarks, crime scene investigation, latent prints/friction ridge evidence, trace evidence, or a closely related discipline
Teach introductory forensic science courses
Teach courses in physical evidence related to your field of expertise, seeking continuing education in those fields as needed
Teach a total of 27 contact hours per year and hold weekly office hours for students
Assist in curriculum and administrative decision-making for the forensic science program
Advise undergraduate students
5+ years of experience working in a forensic laboratory in firearms/toolmarks, crime scene investigation, latent prints/friction ridge evidence, trace evidence, or a closely related discipline
Experience testifying in a court of law as an expert witness in your field of expertise
Teaching or training experience is preferred but not required.
Relevant graduate degree or coursework preferred
Applicant review will begin 2/24/2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online: https://utampa.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Faculty/job/Tampa/Assistant-Teaching-Professor—Forensic-Science—Criminalistics_R0007098-1
Closing Date for position: 02/24/2023
Location of Position:, FL
Additional Information: PDF Description of Opportunity