Position TitleFaculty Full Time - Forensic Science
DepartmentPublic Safety and Law
Union/Non UnionNon Union
Full Time or Part TimeFull Time
Hiring Salary RangeCommensurate with experience
Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)Fixed Term
Regular or TemporaryRegular
Job Description Summary
Prince George’s Community College invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Forensic Science, beginning in Fall 2019. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to high-quality undergraduate education. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in the field of forensic sciences, and with experience teaching at the college level.
- Master’s degree or higher in Forensic Science or a related field.
- One year full-time, or equivalent part-time
teaching or training experience at the college or high school level in forensic sciences.
- Must be qualified to teach a variety of forensic science courses.
- Full-time pertinent professional experience
working in the field of forensic science.
The following criteria will be used to review the applications of those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and to select those who will be invited for an interview. Candidates for teaching positions who are invited for an interview will be asked to demonstrate their teaching effectiveness in a simulated classroom, laboratory, or other relevant pedagogical situation, the conditions of which will be determined in advance and shared with all candidates prior to the interview. In addition to the criteria listed below, other information gained from, and observations made during, the interview process, including the review committee’s assessment of a simulated teaching performance, may be considered in selecting candidates to be recommended for appointment.
- Relevance of teaching experience to anticipated teaching assignments.
- Relevance of non-teaching professional experience to anticipated teaching assignments.
- Evidence of currency in professional discipline through continuing education, professional development and/or scholarly activity.
- Evidence of quality teaching, including faculty evaluation scores and ratings, teaching awards earned, courses designed, developed, and/or revised, etc.
- Flexibility and creativity in problem solving.
- Evidence of ability to teach effectively within, and contribute positively to, a diverse, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural student population and campus environment.
- Experience mentoring and/or advising students or young professionals.
- Evidence of experience in or knowledge of curriculum development, various assessment methods and instructional technology.
- Ability to teach day, evening, and/or online.
- Evidence of ability to work independently
- Degree from an accredited institution.
- Unofficial transcripts must accompany application for teaching positions. Before an applicant can be recommended for hire, he/she must have an unofficial transcript on file with the college. Official transcripts of academic work required upon an offer of employment.
- Letters of reference must be job related and dated within the past three years.
- Documentation of experience and performance required.
- Ability to teach days, evenings, weekends and/or online.
- Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
- As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Is Background Check Required?Yes
Open Until FilledYes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit a cover letter of interest, a detailed resume/CV listing qualifications, and experience. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum qualification and criteria listed because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Candidates for teaching positions who are invited for an interview will be asked to do a teaching demonstration.
Background screening may be required.