Faculty Position in Forensic Chemistry

Emporia State University, Emporia, KS, US


  • The Department of Biological Sciences – Master of Science in Forensic Science program at Emporia State University seeks to fill a 9-month, full-time instructor or assistant/associate professor tenure-track position in forensic chemistry beginning August 2023. The primary teaching/research emphasis for the position will be instrumental analysis and courses related to toxicology, drug identification, and/or fire debris analysis with the potential to develop courses related to the applicant’s area of specialty. Research with undergraduate and masters-level students is expected. Successful candidates will show potential for enthusiastic and outstanding teaching and scholarship.


Minimum requirements:

  • A master’s degree in forensic science or Ph.D. in a related field is expected by the start date.
  • Candidates with practitioner experience and the ability to maintain instrumentation such as LC-MS and GC-MS preferred.


Commensurate with experience.

How to apply

Application: To apply, upload a letter of application, CV including contact information for three references, unofficial transcripts, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a brief summary of proposed research, at https://bit.ly/3WaDk0W . A background check is required prior to hire.

Inquiries can be sent to the search chair, Dr. Melissa Bailey mbailey4@emporia.edu Screening will begin January 23, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. An AA/EEO institution, ESU encourages minorities and women to apply.

Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law.