Faculty Position in Forensic Chemical Science-Kansas

Washburn University

Responsibilities:  Washburn University invites applications for a faculty position (tenure-track) to direct its Forensic Chemical Science program beginning August 1, 2016. This position requires commitment to teaching, supervision of undergraduate research, and collaborating with scientists at the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and/or other forensic science laboratories, and coordinating the Forensic Chemical Science program. Washburn boasts the first forensic chemical science program in the state of Kansas, which was instituted twelve years ago.  There will be significant growth and enhancement of the forensic chemical science program because of the completion of a state-of-the-art, Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) Forensic Laboratory building on Washburn’s campus scheduled to open in November, 2015.  In addition to classroom space, Washburn students and faculty will have dedicated laboratory facilities in the new building for forensic chemistry as well as for forensic biology, anthropology, computer science, and criminal justice.  Exciting opportunities for collaboration with KBI forensic scientists and Washburn science faculty exist.

Teaching includes forensic science courses/labs and coordinating forensic science seminars.  Administrative responsibilities include coordinating the Forensic Chemical Science program.

Research opportunities involve working with undergraduates, collaborating with scientists from forensic science labs, including the KBI, as well as developing and refining individual research interests.

For more information, see Forensic Chemist_9.1.15

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