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Lecturer and Program Director, Forensic Science Program, Non

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Job Order Number
JC158963084
Company Name
Loyola University Chicago
Physical Address

Chicago, IL 60684
Job Description

Lecturer and Program Director, Forensic Science Program, Non-Tenure Track
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Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching philosophy statement, a personal statement on meeting the qualifications not listed in the Curriculum Vitae, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. They also must provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Written inquiries about the position can be sent to gbombar@luc.edu or to the address below. Candidates may forward materials related to teaching excellence to:

Garry J. Bombard, Ph.D., Program Director

Forensic Science Program

Loyola University Chicago LSB 317

6317 N. Broadway

Chicago, Illinois 60660

Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

Position Details

Job Title
Lecturer and Program Director, Forensic Science Program, Non-Tenure Track

Position Title
Lecturer and Program Director, Forensic Science Program, Non-Tenure Track

Position Number

Job Category
University Faculty

Job Type
Full-Time

FLSA Status
Exempt

Campus
Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus

Location Code
COLLEGE OF A&S – LSC (02100A)

Department Name
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Is this split and/or fully grant funded?
No

Duties and Responsibilities

Loyola University Chicago’s (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Forensic Sciences Program invite applications for a non-tenure-track, three-year appointment as a Lecturer and Program Director, beginning in the fall of 2020. The Department offers a Forensic Science Education Programs (FEPAC) Accredited B.S. degree in Forensic Science. For more details about the program, visit https://www.luc.edu/forensicscience/.

The teaching of Forensic Science Course will involve lecturing, overseeing laboratory sections, and overseeing student research projects. The Program Director is responsible for the daily operation of the Forensic Science Program, to include maintaining national accreditation, overseeing courses, working with various Chairs of Departments, and working with the majors.

Qualifications

Candidates holding a Ph.D. degree in forensic science or a natural science with forensic science knowledge and experiences. Applicants should have experience teaching lectures and laboratories in Forensic Science, Forensic Ethics and Professional Practice, and other forensic science lecture and laboratories. The candidate must meet the following national accreditation standards: (1) at least five years relevant experience as a forensic science practitioner, not including any training time in an operational forensic science laboratory setting OR at least five years relevant experience as an academic forensic scientist that includes appropriate educational, research, and service contributions to forensic science; (2) documented research experience in a forensic science discipline or in methods and techniques adapted, validated, and implemented by the forensic science community; and (3) documented management experience appropriate to the duties assigned to the position The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, and should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates should have five (5) years forensic science casework experience, a thorough understanding of daily operations of a full service forensic laboratory, a thorough understanding of QA/QC requirements for a forensic laboratory, training forensic scientists, and testified as an expert witness.

Physical Demands
None

Working Conditions
None

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Candidates holding a Ph.D. degree in forensic science or a natural science with forensic science knowledge and experiences. Applicants should have experience teaching lectures and laboratories in Forensic Science, Forensic Ethics and Professional Practice, and other forensic science lecture and laboratories. The candidate must meet the following national accreditation standards: (1) at least five years relevant experience as a forensic science practitioner, not including any training time in an operational forensic science laboratory setting OR at least five years relevant experience as an academic forensic scientist that includes appropriate educational, research, and service contributions to forensic science; (2) documented research experience in a forensic science discipline or in methods and techniques adapted, validated, and implemented by the forensic science community; and (3) documented management experience appropriate to the duties assigned to the position The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, and should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates should have five (5) years forensic science casework experience, a thorough understanding of daily operations of a full service forensic laboratory, a thorough understanding of QA/QC requirements for a forensic laboratory, training forensic scientists, and testified as an expert witness.

Open Date
05/19/2020

Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching philosophy statement, a personal statement on meeting the qualifications not listed in the Curriculum Vitae, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. They also must provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Written inquiries about the position can be sent to gbombar@luc.edu or to the address below. Candidates may forward materials related to teaching excellence to:

Garry J. Bombard, Ph.D., Program Director
Forensic Science Program
Loyola University Chicago LSB 317
6317 N. Broadway
Chicago, Illinois 60660
Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employ


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