A Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline from an accredited institution by the start of the appointment period is required (the doctoral degree is expected to be awarded by the hire date).
Forensic science is a quantitative science and recently there has been an increased emphasis on the need for quantification of uncertainty inherent in forensic evidence. Consequently, preference will be given to those with broad-based expertise in the application of inferential statistical methods and a willingness to teach and conduct research in the application of these methods in forensic science, especially the evaluation of evidence.
Applicants must apply online at https://www.jobswithucf.com and upload the following at the time of application: a letter of application, curriculum vita, description of research plan, teaching philosophy and interest, the names and contact information of three professional references, and a suggested tenure home department. Please arrange to have three letters of reference sent to Judith Stout (Judith.Stout@ucf.edu) and indicate in the subject line “Assistant Professor Evidence/NCFS.” Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled (open timeline).
Questions regarding this search may be directed to Dr. Candice Bridge, Chair, Statistical Rigor in Forensic Science Search Committee, at email@example.com
Note: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.
UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.