Adjunct Faculty - Trace Analysis and Microscopy
Department: 01-50-5051-MS-Applied Lab.Science/Opertns
Locations: Longmeadow, MA
Posted: Sep 13, 2021
Closes: Open Until Filled
Position ID: 136673
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Position Code: ADJFC
Job Type: Part-Time Adjunct Faculty
Date class is scheduled to begin: January 18, 2022
Class schedule: once a week, in the evenings
Duration of class: three hours
Time of class: sometime between 5PM and 9PM
Become part of a vibrant community of world-class professionals transforming
the lives of a motivated and diverse student population. A pioneer in
innovative academic programs since 1897 Bay Path University is seeking an
experienced adjunct faculty member to teach a graduate level natural science
course on-ground, as listed below, for the spring 2022 academic semester,
beginning January 18, 2022.
Class times are yet to be determined, but plan to be scheduled sometime
between the hours of 5 pm to 9 pm, on weekdays.
ASO 560 - Trace Analysis and Microscopy (3 credits)
Trace Analysis and Microscopy provides an in-depth examination of the proper
collection, preservation, identification and comparison of items such as hair,
paint, glass, fibers, and soil and the techniques used to analyze these types
of trace evidence. The theory and practical application of various types of
microscopy methodologies used in trace analysis are discussed.
This is a laboratory-based course where students learn by both lecture based
and hands-on approaches simultaneously. Class meets once a week for three
hours in late afternoon or evening.
Master's degree in related field required, PhD preferred
Previous teaching experience: preferred
Experience with general microscopy, polarized light microscopy,
comparative microscopy analysis, and/or confocal microscopy required
Experience working in forensic, trace analysis and/or microscopy fields
Experience teaching in small class sizes with frequent student interaction
within a diverse student population preferred.
Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures.
Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
Should be committed to a culture of diversity, equity, respect and
General knowledge of the University's mission, purpose, and goals and the
role this position plays in achieving those goals.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures equity, respect, inclusion and
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acceptance of all members of our community.
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