Job Details

Texas Tech University
  • Position Number: 4696134
  • Location: Lubbock, TX
  • Position Type: Science - Geology, Earth Sciences & Oceanography

Assistant Professor of Practice Online - Forensic Science
Environmental Toxicology

Position Description
Contributes to the university's mission through teaching in an area of expertise, mentoring students in professional and career preparation and serving as liaison with professional contacts and entities on behalf of the department or program. This is a non-tenure track, multi-year renewable appointment contingent on successful annual and cumulative performance appraisals as well as a majority affirmative vote of the academic unit. Summer appointments possible, but not guaranteed, contingent on demand for courses and availability of funding.

Major/Essential Functions
The Department of Environmental Toxicology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas Tech University invites applications for a full-time, 9-month Assistant Professor of Practice in Forensic Science to begin September 2024. The successful candidate will teach online classes within the Masters in Forensic Science degree program. Examples of subject areas include the following: crime scene investigation, criminal investigations, advanced criminal investigations, scene processing and reconstruction, medicolegal investigations, pattern evidence, and digital evidence.

Required Qualifications
In line with TTUs strategic priorities to engage and empower a diverse student body, enable innovative research and creative activities, and transform lives and communities through outreach and engaged scholarship, applicants must have experience working with diverse student populations at the undergraduate and graduate levels within or across the areas of teaching, and/or research/creative activity, and/or service.

Applicants must have at least an M.S. in Forensic Science, Criminalistics, or a related physical/natural science. Previous forensic practitioner experience (private or government) is required.

Preferred Qualifications
A Ph.D. in a Forensic Science, Criminalistics, or physical/natural science. Previous online teaching experience is preferred. A track record of professional service to the discipline and publication contribution to their field of expertise are also preferred.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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