Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Biology or Chemistry
Posted: September 18, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
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Appointment Type Tenure-track
Length of Appointment FT Academic Year
The College of Sciences and Humanities at Ball State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level in forensic science with an emphasis in biological and/or chemical forensics. The rank and tenure status for the successful candidate will be determined by the home department (biology or chemistry) in consultation with the Dean. Preference will be given to individuals with practical experience in forensic science. The program will be housed in the College of Sciences and Humanities with core participating faculty from the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminal Justice and Criminology, and Psychological Science. A Ph.D. in forensic science, biology, chemistry, or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment.
An earned Doctorate degree appropriate for a forensic science program, preferably in biology, chemistry, or a related field
Research experience in a forensic science discipline or in methods and techniques adapted, supported, and employed by the forensic science community
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Authorization to work in the US Employer will consider sponsorship.
The ability to establish effective collaborative relationships with a diverse range of internal and external populations
Record of successful teaching in a college/university environment
Established scholarship record in biology and/or chemistry with applications in forensic science
PhD by time of appointment.
Pre-Employment Screening Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.
Position Title(s) Supervised
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.