The Department of Biology and Chemistry invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Biologist to join our faculty. Major responsibilities include teaching undergraduate Forensic DNA Analysis, and Instrumental Analysis and Trace Evidence in support of the Forensic Biology degree program and introductory Biology with labs. The standard teaching load is 18-24 credit hours per 9-month academic contract. Candidates should demonstrate potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and potential for scholarship/professional activity involving students.
The successful candidate must have a Masters or PhD in a Biology discipline and professional experience/expertise working in a crime lab involving human forensic DNA analysis. A combination of education and experience will be considered. Applicants with Leadership/Department Chair experience or potential, are encouraged to apply. The standard teaching load and contract length may be adjusted for Department Chairs.
Embry-Riddle is a small prestigious, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona; faculty/student interactions are highly valued and are central to the draw for many students and faculty. Prescott is rated as one of the desirable destinations in the Southwest. At over 5000 feet above sea level, Prescott boasts a mild climate, clean air and wonderful outdoor opportunities nearby. The biology laboratories and prep rooms are housed in a new STEM building, opened in fall of 2017, with a Planetarium.