The successful candidate will be expected to teach course work in both the undergraduate and graduate forensic science programs at UNH. 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 a Ph.D in natural sciences or some closely related forensic science discipline. Preferred areas of interest may include DNA, Molecular Biology, Forensic Biology, Instrumental Analysis, or Biostatistics. Practical experience and courtroom testimony is very important.

Other Information/How to Apply:

University of New Haven is home to one of the oldest and well respected forensic science programs in the United States. Our graduates are 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. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2018.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Search #17-52F, University of New Haven, 300 Boston Post Road, West haven, CT 06516, or via email to hrdept@newhaven.edu . Please include the Search #17-52F in the subject line of the email in order to ensure proper delivery. For additional information feel free to contact Search Committee Chair, David San Pietro, at dsanpietro@newhaven.edu , phone no. (203) 479-4598.

The University of New Haven is an Equal Opportunity Employer