Assistant Professor-Forensic Science
About Curry College:
Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution in Milton Massachusetts. In addition to the main campus classes for adult learners are also offered at our campus at Cordage Park in historic Plymouth. Curry College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Curry College offers 22 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as five graduate programs.
The Curry College mission is to educate and graduate students prepared to engage in successful careers and active citizenship with a global perspective. We are an inclusive community of diverse learners and educators, committed to continuing their legacy of developing effective communicators with reflective and critical thinking skills. We mentor and empower our students, building meaningful relationships that inspire them to achieve their ambitions.
Curry College provides rigorous and relevant academic programs to undergraduate and graduate students, and their rich blend of liberal arts and career-directed programs is enhanced by practical field experiences and co-curricular activities. Learning at Curry extends beyond the classroom and is embedded in all that they do.
Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, faculty and staff are crucial to the mission statement of Curry College.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.
The Department of Natural Sciences & Mathematics at Curry College invites applications for a full-time Forensic Science professor at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin late August 2022. Successful candidates will have experience teaching at the undergraduate level and the ability to establish and maintain an active research program that involves undergraduate students. The ideal candidate will also demonstrate evidence of effective teaching to diverse learners and experience in fostering a supportive learning environment using a variety of methodologies.
We seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching that promotes inclusive and equity-minded learning environments. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in curriculum design and program development including learning outcomes and assessment to enhance our new Forensic Science program. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate introductory and upper-level forensic science courses: Forensic Science I & II, Forensic Photography, and Forensic Criminal Investigation. The successful candidate will also play an important role in developing Forensic Science elective courses to enhance the Forensic Science curriculum. In addition to Forensic Science courses, the candidate will also support our Science program by teaching introductory courses in Biology, Chemistry, and non-majors Science courses as determined by expertise.
A Ph.D. in the Natural Sciences, Forensic Science or related fields is strongly preferred, however a Master's degree in Forensic Science will be considered. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate education, extensive experience in Forensic Science applications, and the ability to develop a robust laboratory or field-based research program that supports undergraduate research. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021 and continue until the position has been filled.
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse faculty, Curry College will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.
Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be directed to the College's Title IX Coordinator, Rachel King at Rachel.firstname.lastname@example.org, (617) 979-3516, or King Academic Administration Building, 55 Atherton St, or US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") - Boston Office, 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, (617) 289-0111.
Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration. Interested applicants must submit the following:
- a curriculum vitae;
- cover letter;
- a statement of your teaching philosophy;
- a statement of contributions to diversity (statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity and/or service);
- a copy of your unofficial transcript (an official transcript will be required upon acceptance of an offer of employment); and
- a list of three professional references, one of which must be a former or current supervisor, including complete contact information and professional titles.