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Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

Trent University, Forensic Science Department

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
Job Location: Peterborough , Ontario
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Law & criminal justice
Sciences and technology: other
Other Professional fields
Application Closing Date: May 28, 2018
Date Posted: 2018-05-01
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
Trent University

Trent University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Forensic Science Program within the disciplines of forensic chemistry, toxicology, environmental chemistry, forensic physics, or a closely related field at the rank of Assistant Professor, subject to budgetary approval. The position is targeted to begin July 1, 2018.

The position involves establishing an externally funded research program, working in a collaborative fashion with faculty in Forensic Science, maintaining a strong publication record in recognized journals, attracting and directing graduate students, and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level in the Forensic Science Program. A record of forensic casework would be an asset. Teaching possibilities could include introductory forensic science courses, mid-or upper year physical science courses, and an upper-level course in the candidate’s area of expertise. The successful candidate would also be expected to teach one course in the Master of Forensic Science graduate program.

Trent University’s Forensic Science professional degree programs integrate the study of investigative practice and theory with both science and law. They provide students with access to an array of forensic practitioners who enrich their classes with the latest forensic theory and practice. With its outstanding faculty, access to cutting-edge labs and technology, and true-to-life crime scene house, the Forensic Science program provides students the confidence and skills to excel in this fascinating field. Our excellent facilities and engaged faculty provide students with the experiences they need to succeed in their chosen careers.

Job Requirements

Candidates must have a PhD and should have experience teaching at a university level. Individuals with research programs with a link to Forensic Science in a broad context would be a particularly good fit for the position.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Completed applications will consist of a CV, separate statements of the applicant’s research interests and teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three referees who are willing to write letters on the candidate’s behalf. Please note that applications will only be accepted in PDF format via email.

Please send applications to attention Dr. Christopher J. Kyle, Chair, Forensic Science Program, Trent University.

Applications will be reviewed beginning May 28, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

To view the original job posting please visit us at .

Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Trent University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of a document/publication, please contact

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. All candidates are encouraged to indicate their eligibility to work in Canada in their covering letter.

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the Trent University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on or or

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Dr. Christopher J. Kyle, Chair, Forensic Science Program as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Dr. Christopher J. Kyle, Chair, Forensic Science Program
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