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New Faculty Position - Forensic Chemistry

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The Forensic Science Program in the Department of Chemistry at Eastern Kentucky University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Forensic Chemistry with appointment to begin August 15, 2016.  Major teaching responsibilities will be in the area of Forensic Toxicology with an associated lab and supporting general and analytical chemistry courses as well as instrumental analysis.  

Candidates for the position must have a Ph.D. degree (or ABD) in Analytical Chemistry or a related field, and a commitment to excellence in teaching, service and scholarly activity. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching or professional experience in Forensic Toxicology with priority given to individuals versed in the theory and operation of liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) instrumentation and validation of LC/MS/MS methods. Research expectations include the establishment of an independent research program commensurate with a master-level institution. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a letter of application, CV, teaching philosophy, and research plan on-line to requisition number 0618261 at  All offers of employment are contingent on completion of a satisfactory background check. For further information, contact the search committee c/o Dr. Jamie Fredericks (  More information about the program and the department can be found at and, respectively.

Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. Eastern Kentucky University is also committed to the promotion of regional stewardship and student engagement.

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Dr. Jamie Fredericks

Published on October 09, 2015

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