Texas Tech University, Institute for Forensic Science 1207 Gilbert Drive, Lubbock, TX, USA
Sep 23, 2019Full time
ASSOCIATE OR ADVANCED ASSISTANT PROFESSOR POSITION: INSTITUTE FOR FORENSIC SCIENCE AT TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY The Institute of Forensic Science (IFS) in the Department of Environmental Toxicology (ENTX) at Texas Tech University announces a search for a tenured or tenure-track Associate or Advanced Assistant Professor (req. #18806BR). Area of research emphasis is open, but we are seeking to enhance the Forensic Chemistry Concentration in our Forensic Science M.S. program. Discipline of study is also open (e.g., chemistry, biology, economics, crime scene investigation), but candidates should have a demonstrated record of accomplished forensic science research including a record of or promise for extramural funding. Qualified candidates should also have leadership experience. Faculty in the IFS are expected to conduct productive and programmatic research, compete for extramural research funding, teach graduate courses in forensic science, mentor graduate students, and provide service to the department, college, university, and profession. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable. The IFS at Texas Tech ( http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ifs/ ) offers a Master’s of Science degree in Forensic Science. The program is pursuing American Academy of Forensic Science accreditation. The IFS is committed to the production and dissemination of interdisciplinary forensic science research through a unique multidisciplinary program that provides outstanding education, research, and professional training opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students at TTU. We have effective working relationships with local, regional, and national law enforcement agencies. Established in 1923, Texas Tech University is a public, state-designated national research university that is comprehensive in scope. It is among the highest level of Carnegie-classified (Highest Research Activity) doctoral granting universities, one of 115 U.S. institutions with such designation. Texas Tech was recently designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), maintains AAALAC accreditation and state-of-the-art animal care facilities, and is developing a research portfolio commensurate with member institutions of the Association of American Universities. With a population of approximately 260,000 people, Lubbock is an ethnically-diverse community, with a low cost of living, temperate climate, modern airport and infrastructure, and good school districts.