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first_imgThe Department of Forensic and Investigative Science (FIS) at WestVirginia University invites applications for a tenure-trackassistant professor position with expertise in forensic biology.The anticipated start date is August 2021. Primary responsibilitiesinclude: teaching core forensic science courses and specializedforensic biology courses, including advanced DNA analysis, at theundergraduate and graduate levels; mentoring graduate andundergraduate researchers; developing an independent, externallyfunded research program that results in peer-reviewed publicationsand conference presentations; contributing to the diversity andinclusion goals of the university; and service activities bothwithin and outside the department.The Department ( https://forensics.wvu.edu/ )consists of 5 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 6 teaching faculty,about 10 PhD and 20 MS students and about 600 undergraduate majors.Both the BS and MS degree programs are FEPAC accredited. The PhD inforensic science was established in 2016 and has already producedfour graduates. The department is housed in an 18,000-sq. ft.facility that opened in 2007 and is equipped with state-of-the-artlaboratories and extensive modern instrumentation. The departmentalso manages a field laboratory complex consisting of four crimescene houses, a Nikon photography studio, a vehicle processingfacility and a ballistics laboratory.WVU ( www.wvu.edu ), located inMorgantown, WV, is a comprehensive land grant university thatenrols about 29,000 students in more than 100 different degreeprograms. Our Carnegie Classification is R1 – DoctoralUniversities: Very High Research Activity. Morgantown is withineasy driving distance of Pittsburgh, PA, Washington, DC, andBaltimore, MD, and has received numerous ratings as one of the bestsmall cities in the U.S. because of its good schools, excellenthealth care, low unemployment rate, low crime rate and abundantrecreational opportunities.Qualifications :Required qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoraldegree in forensic science, forensic biology or a closely relateddiscipline; a record of excellent teaching and student mentoring; astrong record of scholarly activity in the area of forensicbiology, with potential for external funding; and excellent writtenand oral communication skills.Submit a single PDF containing a cover letter, a statement ofteaching philosophy and teaching preferences (e.g. grad/undergradand preferred topics and formats), a description of plans fordeveloping an active research program, a curriculum vitae and thenames and contact information of at least three individuals whowill be contacted to provide prompt letters of recommendation inthe event that a candidate is selected to a short list of promisingapplicants. For additional information, contact the chair of thesearch committee, Dr. Glen P. Jackson, at (304) 293-9236 [email protected] The screening process willbegin on January 15, 2021 and continue until the position isfilled.WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of anNSF ADVANCE award for gender equality. The University welcomesapplications from all qualified individuals, including minorities,females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.last_img read more