Mar 03 2022

Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Forensic Science

Website University of New Haven

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 also 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.
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.

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 16 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.).

How to Apply:
Review of applications will begin immediately. The position is open till 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 the application portal or via email to the Human Resources department at Please include Search #22-22F in the subject line of the email in order to ensure proper delivery.

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

The University of New Haven is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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