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Faculty (Rank Open) Trace Evidence Analysis

College of Public Affairs

Vacancy Number 2014-009

Position Type: Faculty position with benefits package
Opens: 08/29/13     Closes: Open Until Filled

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications

University of Baltimore —The School of Criminal Justice in the College of Public Affairs invites applications for a full-time Forensic Studies tenure-track (open rank) faculty position with an emphasis in Trace Evidence.  A non-tenure track, contractual “Executive-in-Residence” would be possible for a senior practitioner with substantial experience and an appropriate terminal degree. The appointment will begin in August 2014 and is contingent upon final budgetary approval.

The University of Baltimore is part of the University System of Maryland and serves a diverse urban professional community. The School of Criminal Justice orients its academic priorities toward integration with the real world, capitalizing on geographic location in Baltimore and using the city as an extended classroom that provides research opportunities.

The School offers a B.S. and M.S. degree in Criminal Justice each certified by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, a M.S. degree in Forensic Science – High Technology Crime, a B.S. degree in Forensic Studies, and Certificate Program in Crime Scene Investigations. The School is currently engaged in expansion of its academic programs related to forensic studies (which utilize a state-of-the-art forensics laboratory and maintains a strong partnership with state and local police departments and the state medical examiner’s office.) We invite you to visit our web site for more information about the College of Public Affairs and the School of Criminal Justice at

Candidates should have experience with trace evidence associated in criminal investigations such as glass, plastic, fibers, paints, soil analysis.  The individual should be familiar with instrumental analysis as well as microscopy. The successful candidate may have an opportunity for course development in their area of specialization and/or expertise. This position requires that the person hired be an active member of the faculty who contributes to program development, governance, and sustainability.

Candidates for this position must hold a Ph.D. in Forensic Science, or a Physical Science with professional experience in Forensic Science.  

Candidates for this position should demonstrate potential for (tenure track Assistant Professor) or evidence of (Associate or Full Professor with tenure) scholarly achievement which may include peer-reviewed and other publications (books, monographs, applied research reports), experience with extramural grants and contracts, and recognition within his or her profession and/discipline.  Candidates should also demonstrate potential for (tenure track Assistant Professor) or evidence of (Associate or Full Professor with tenure) quality instruction, curriculum design, and supervision of student projects where appropriate.  Candidates considered as an Executive-in-Residence should demonstrate capacity for quality instruction and extensive experience and expertise in professional practice.  All candidates should demonstrate potential for or experience in service relevant to the university, academic profession, and/or community.  
Preference will be given to candidates who have extensive experience handling trace evidence and instrumental analysis, of trace evidence in a forensic laboratory

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  

We invite qualified applicants to submit a letter of interest, vita, and three letters of reference. If applying for the Associate or Full Professor rank, please include examples of publications and teaching evaluations.  If applying for the Assistant Professor rank, please include either publications or writing samples; and teaching evaluations if available.   

Electronic forwarding is strongly preferred. Review of materials will begin October 1, 2013 and will continue until the search is completed. Please submit all materials directly to  or Dr. Debra L. Stanley, Executive Director, School of Criminal Justice, University of Baltimore, 1420 North Charles, Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201-5779.


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