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Assistant Professor of Forensic/Analytical Chemistry 

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DEPARTMENT: Department of Chemistry  

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry with specialization in forensic chemistry. Knowledge in the use of Spectroscope Techniques (IR, UV-Vis and Fluorescence). Separation Techniques (GC, GC-MS, HPLC, and Capillary electrophoresis) Experience in optical and electron microscopy, analysis of illicit drugs, explosives, latent fingerprint development, paint and fibers, and experience working in a Forensic Laboratory or a Postdoctoral experience is desirable.  

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Teach selected courses in Chemistry and Forensic chemistry and develop improvement in the curriculum
  • Provide academic advising of students and recruit students for the department
  • Develop research projects and obtain extramural funding
  • Provide research training for undergraduate students
  • Serve on departmental and university-wide committees
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Department Head
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 9 month-tenure track

SALARY: Salary is competitive with excellent benefits package.  

Electronically submit (using MS Word) cover letter, resume/vita, three (3) letters of reference, and required applications to Official transcripts and Pre-employment Screening Forms (Criminal Background Check Forms) should be submitted under separate cover via regular mail to:

Grambling State University
Office of Human Resources
GSU Box 4261
Grambling, LA 71245  

DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  

The Immigration and Control Act of 1986 requires the University to inform applicants that we can employ only U. S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U. S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment. Each finalist for a position is required to undergo a pre-employment screening. An offer of employment is contingent upon completion of the background check. GSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator that provides facilities accessible to the disabled. Persons needing reasonable accommodations as provided by the ADA should contact Grambling’s Office of Human Resources located in room #148 of Long Jones Hall or call (318) 274-2237.

Posted 07/01/2012