Assistant / Associate Professor in Forensic Science

  • University of New Haven
  • West Haven, CT
  • Jul 18, 2022
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Job Description

Assistant / Associate Professor in Forensic Science

University of New Haven

Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science


West Haven, CT

Open Date

Mar 02, 2022


The Department of Forensic Science invites qualified candidates to submit applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in our FEPAC-accredited BS Forensic Science and MS Forensic Science degree programs. Some of these courses will be consistent with the faculty member's area of expertise, and general courses such as Survey of Forensic Science. In addition, this candidate must be competent in advising and mentoring students in thesis/research projects at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Active research agendas and industry engagement are also key elements of this position.

Other Information:

The forensic science programs at the University of New Haven are the university's flagship programs and are housed within the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences. Our undergraduate forensic science program is one of the oldest and well-respected forensic science programs in the United States. Our graduates can be located in forensic science laboratories throughout the US and abroad. The forensic science department has sixteen full-time forensic science faculty with expertise in a broad range of subdisciplines within forensic science. The teaching/research laboratories are well-equipped with equipment, instrumentation, and technologies that are relevant to modern forensic science laboratories, e.g., for forensic DNA analysis (RT-PCR, NGS, Genetic Analyzer, etc.).


The minimum requirement is a Ph.D. in a natural science or a closely related forensic science discipline. The preferred areas of specialty/expertise are Forensic Biology and Forensic DNA/Genetics. The candidate should have practical casework and courtroom testimony experience.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately. The position is open until filled. The anticipated start date is prior to the beginning of the Fall semester of 2022.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter (highlighting teaching and research areas of interest) and a Curriculum Vitae (CV) to Search #22-22F, via

For additional information or questions please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Claire L. Glynn (

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of New Haven shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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