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Forensic Science Non-Tenure Track Faculty
University of New Haven

Date Posted Mar. 2, 2023
Title Forensic Science Non-Tenure Track Faculty
University University of New Haven
West Haven, CT, United States
Department Forensic Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Forensic Sciences

Position Description

The successful candidate will be expected to teach course work in both the undergraduate and graduate forensic science programs at University of New Haven.  Some of these courses will be consistent with the faculty member’s area of expertise, and other course will be general courses such as Survey of Forensic Science.  In addition this candidate must be competent in advising and mentoring students at various levels including both undergraduate and graduate level thesis projects.   Research and professional development are key elements of this position as well. 



Minimum requirement is an MS in natural sciences or some closely related forensic science discipline.  Preferred area of interest are crime scene investigation and crime scene reconstruction.  Practical experience and courtroom testimony is very important.

The successful candidate must have significant knowledge of crime scene investigation techniques both in a field and laboratory setting, as well as knowledge of crime scene reconstruction techniques. Previous teaching experience in higher education is preferred but not required. The successful candidate must be willing to teach nights and weekends as needed.


Application Instructions

University of New Haven is home to 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.  We have newly renovated lab space as well as the recent addition of a high tech Henry Lee Institute of Forensic Science facility.  Modern equipment, including various DNA analysis platforms, SEM, XRD, Raman Spectroscopy, GC/MS, LEEDS comparison microscopy, etc. are available for teaching and research. 

Review of applications will begin immediately.  The position is open until filled.  


Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Search #22-28F, University of New Haven, 300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT 06516, or via email to   Please include the Search #22-28F in the subject line of the email in order to ensure proper delivery.  

For additional information feel free to contact Search Committee Chair, Maria Torre at phone no. (203) 932-1157.


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Contact Information

  • Maria Torre
    Forensic Science
    University of New Haven
    300 Boston Post Road
    West Haven, CT 06516
  • 203-932-1157


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