Forensic Science Faculty

Arcadia University in Pennsylvania

Deadline April 15, 2014
Date Posted April 4, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The Forensic Science program in the College of Arts and Sciences at Arcadia University is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Forensic Chemist faculty position to begin in fall 2014.

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in analytical chemistry, biochemistry or forensic science. The successful candidate will teach required graduate and undergraduate courses in forensic science and forensic chemistry. Responsibilities will also include teaching trace evidence analysis or other forensic science specialty courses. The ability to establish a graduate research program in the area of forensic chemistry is required. Practical experience as a forensic scientist is preferred as is teaching experience at the university/college level.

Ranked among the top tier of comprehensive universities in the northern region of the United States, Arcadia University ( is a coeducational institution located in suburban Philadelphia that offers undergraduate and graduate study to more than 3,500 students annually. The Masters of Science in Forensic Science (MSFS) program is a multidisciplinary, FEPAC accredited degree program that prepares students for careers in the forensic and laboratory sciences, and is one of the largest accredited programs in the country, with currently over 40 students. The program partners with the Center for Forensic Science Research and Education at the Frederic Rieders Family Renaissance Foundation ( and with NMS Labs (, one of the nations leading providers of forensic services, to give students a firsthand exposure to forensic science challenges and casework.

To apply, please visit: and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and names and phone numbers of three professional references, in addition to the employment application.

Initial review of application materials will commence on April 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. As an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer, Arcadia University encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check.

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