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Part-Time Crime Scene Investigation Instructor

Position overview

Position title: Part-Time Crime Scene Investigation Instructor

Application Window

Open date: February 16th, 2022

Next review date: Thursday, Sep 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, Dec 31, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Part-Time Crime Scene Investigation Instructor

University of California, Riverside – University Extension

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities’ air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

University Extension is the continuing and professional education division of the University of California, Riverside offering programs and certificates to domestic and international students. University Extension is seeking experienced professionals to join our instructional team as part-time instructors for adult learners. Successful candidates of this continuous recruitment will be eligible to teach courses as they are scheduled during the year for our Professional Certificate Crime Scene Investigation. This program is designed to teach individuals how to work closely with law enforcement in collection and processing of crime scene evidence. Courses are 3-8 weeks in length, an average of 5 teaching hours per week, and are offered online in a synchronous, distance-learning format. Courses are currently delivered in a synchronous, distance-learning format. Courses include:

Crime Scene Management
Intro to Criminal Law and Procedure
Crime Scene Photography
Intro to Digital Forensics
Courtroom Testimony Fundamentals
Fingerprint Techniques and Impression Evidence
Autopsy: Medical Death Investigation
Survey of Criminalistics
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
Forensic Report Writing

Responsibilities:
• Provide instruction in accordance with the established instructional agreement, curriculum outlines and class schedule provided by University Extension.
• Communicate teaching objectives and specific learning outcomes to students, and clearly outline the grading policies to the course.
• Work in conjunction with collaborative partners and subject matter experts to revise and ensure that course curriculum is current and will benefit students for an entry level position.
• Participate in scheduled orientations, meetings, and mandatory training programs by UCR’s established deadlines.
• Maintain timely and accurate academic records within the learning management system and submit timely and accurate documentation as outlined in the instructional agreement, including grades and course syllabus.
• Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct.

Minimum Requirements:
• Advanced degree in Administration of Criminal Justice, Biology, Biology: Forensic Science, Chemistry, Computer Forensics, Criminal Justice: Forensic Science, Digital Forensics, Forensic Accounting, Forensic Psychology, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
• Five years of direct work experience.
• Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
• Ability to provide instruction online via Canvas and in-person.
• Commitment to diversity and the University’s mission.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience teaching adult learners.
• Experience with curriculum development and course design.
• Bilingual English/Spanish.
• Ability to teach a wide range of courses.

Application Information:
To apply please visit https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01518 This is a continuous recruitment. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis. The interview process may include a teaching demonstration. For more information about UCR Extension, please visit http://www.extension.ucr.edu/.

Employment Information:
Instructional agreements are made on a course-by-course basis at the discretion of the University with no guarantee to teach future courses. This part-time position is not eligible for benefits, but participates in the University of California Defined Contribution Plan.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• Advanced degree in Administration of Criminal Justice, Biology, Biology: Forensic Science, Chemistry, Computer Forensics, Criminal Justice: Forensic Science, Digital Forensics, Forensic Accounting, Forensic Psychology, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
• Five years of direct work experience.
• Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
• Ability to provide instruction online via Canvas and in-person.
• Commitment to diversity and the University’s mission.

Preferred qualifications

• Experience teaching adult learners.
• Experience with curriculum development and course design.
• Bilingual English/Spanish.
• Ability to teach a wide range of courses.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 4-6 required (contact information only)

References of candidates under consideration for the position will be contacted after the interview.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01518

Help contact: achavando@ucx.ucr.edu

Campus Information

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19). All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Riverside, CA