Southern University at New Orleans, New Orleans
Assistant Professor of Forensic Science
Assistant Professor of Forensic Science, full-time. Duties include but are not limited to the teaching of upper and lower level Forensic Science and Chemistry related courses including labs to undergraduates, research, mentoring students, and grant writing. Faculty will help in seeking accreditation from the Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC). Status: Full time. Tenure track.
Minimal qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Forensic Science and demonstrate excellent teaching abilities in Forensic Science with a concentration in Analytical Chemistry, Quantitative Analysis and Instrumentation. A minimum of two years teaching experience at the University level is preferred. Candidates should also have a track record or potential for research at the interface of Forensic Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Engineering.
Dallas County Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences – Dallas, TX
Performs a variety of complex, independent physical and microscopic laboratory tests, analyses, classifications, comparisons and identifications on all types of toolmarks, firearms and ammunition and other types of physical evidence using established protocols. Provides scientific consultation services to submittors and other interested parties. Interprets analytical results and prepares written opinion reports regarding findings. Testifies in legal proceedings regarding testing methods, results and validity of testing protocols. Performs various quality control procedures and is responsible for ensuring the integrity of evidence by using established handling protocols.
Open until filled.
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Chemistry Department and the National Center for Forensic Science at the University of Central Florida
Two 9-month, tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Full Professors in Forensic Science
The Chemistry Department and the National Center for Forensic Science at the University of Central Florida anticipate hiring two 9-month, tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Full Professors in Forensic Science beginning August 2014.
Minimum qualifications at the Assistant Professor level are a Ph.D. in chemistry or appropriately related field from an accredited institution, at least one year of postdoctoral research, and a demonstrated track record of research productivity in forensic science. Candidates for appointment as Associate or Full Professor will exhibit a track record of competitive funding for forensic science research. Specialization in forensic toxicology is of specific interest; however, applications in all areas of forensic science are welcome.
Candidates hired at the Assistant Professor level are expected to develop externally funded, nationally competitive research programs. State-of-the art laboratory space and a competitive startup package can be expected. Successful candidates at all levels will contribute to teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. The Chemistry Dept. at UCF offers BS Chemistry, BS Forensic Science, MS Chemistry, MS Forensic Science, and PhD Chemistry degrees. The National Center for Forensic Science at UCF is an internationally recognized leader in forensic science research. The University of Central Florida, located in Orlando, FL, is the nation's second largest university with nearly 60,000 students and is continuing to build internationally recognized research programs.
City of Waterbury Connecticut, Waterbury Police Department
Crime Scene Technician - Crime Scene Unit
Bachelor's Degree in natural or forensic science plus six (6) months experience in crime scene processing, forensic work, or related field. Internship experience is qualifying.
Closing date for applications is December 6th, 2013 at 4:50p.m.
Applications may be obtained by visiting www.waterburyct.org or at the Civil Service Office, Chase Municipal Building, 236 Grand Street, Waterbury, CT. 06708.
For further information visit http://www.waterburyct.org/filestorage/9569/9605/9625/9904/Crime-Scene-Technician.pdf or http://www.waterburyct.org/content/9569/9605/9625/default.aspx.
North Carolina Department of Justice, Raleigh, NC
Director of the North Carolina State Crime Laboratory
Bachelor's degree preferably in the physical or biological sciences from an appropriately accredited institution and eight years of varied laboratory experience including three years in a supervisory or administrative role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The full job posting may be seen here.
Closing date: November 25, 2013.
All applicants must apply online through North Carolina's state jobs portal, http://agency.governmentjobs.com/northcarolina/default.cfm. Only online applications through the NEOGOV jobs portal will be considered for this position. Contact: Lisa Sasser in NCDOJ Human Resources, at (919) 716-6490.
BurlingtonLabs., Burlington, VT
The Senior Scientist is directly responsible for the generation of laboratory data in the drug testing process. This includes all method development and validation as well as oversight of the testing itself. The Senior Scientist will directly report to the Laboratory Director on technical aspects of testing.
Responsibilities include developing methods pertaining to laboratory instrumentation and testing procedures, including specialized chromatography and mass spectrometry equipment and procedures. The use of good business practices to manage laboratory operations, with knowledge of regulatory standards for clinical toxicology laboratory services.
At a minimum, the Laboratory Senior Scientist should have a Master of Science degree with at least four years of relevant laboratory experience or a Bachelor of Science degree with at least six years of relevant laboratory experience. In both cases, a minimum of two years in the field of clinical and/or forensic toxicology is preferred. Experience in supervision of personnel also highly desirable.
Vermont Forensic Laboratory, Waterbury, Vermont
Forensic Lab Latent Print Examiner III
Salary range: ~$51,000 - $80,000
The Vermont Forensic Laboratory is the only forensic laboratory in the State of Vermont and provides services to the entire criminal justice system. The laboratory is relatively small but the VFL examiners conduct a wide range of forensic examinations.
Under general supervision of the Physical Comparison Unit Supervisor, the Latent Print Examiner III conducts specialized examinations including chemical and physical processing of latent fingerprint evidence. He/she will preserve latent print impressions, compare to known standards and conduct and disposition AFIS searches. The examiner will write reports of examination conclusions, testify in court. The examiner will train and certify others in the latent print section. The Latent Print Examiner III ensures that the latent print section functions within all guidelines, policies and protocols set out in the laboratory and section manuals.
Bachelor's degree AND qualified latent print examiner with four or more years of independent casework at a recognized forensic laboratory or law enforcement agency. OR Associate's degree AND qualified latent print examiner with six or more years of independent casework at a recognized forensic laboratory or law enforcement agency. OR High school diploma or equivalent AND qualified latent print examiner with eight or more years of independent casework at a recognized forensic laboratory or law enforcement agency.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
Forensic Lab Manager - Biology/DNA Detail
This position coordinates, plans, develops, supervises, and leads the operation of the LVMPD Forensic Lab's Biology/DNA Detail. The salary range for this position is $80,038 to $113,922 annually plus an excellent benefit package.
NYPD, Police Laboratory
The NYPD is seeking a Criminalistics Manager to oversee the Latent Print Development Unit, the Intoxicated Driver Testing and Blood Alcohol Units, and the Questioned Documents Unit in the Criminalistics Section of the Police Laboratory. The Manager ensures the update and maintenance of NYPD Laboratory Standard Operating Protocols (SOPs) as mandated by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) and the New York State Commission of Forensic Science (NYSCOFS); oversees the activities of a scientific staff engaged in performing analyses of evidentiary material and specimens, and coordinates the training curriculum, proficiency testing and evaluation of assigned personnel. This position coordinates the preparation of research and statistical reports; evaluates instrument calibration and maintenance records; resolves any technical problems; confirms that all analytical reports are acceptable in a court of law and conform to ASCLD/LAB and ISO 17025 mandates; prepares and monitors budget requests and resource usage, and may be called upon to testify in court as an expert witness regarding laboratory findings.
For a complete job description and qualification requirements visit the website http://aafs.org and search current job openings for "Criminalistics Manager, Police Laboratory."
NYPD, Police Laboratory
Manager – Case Management, Training and Professional Development Section
This position oversees the activities of a professional staff engaged in evaluating the evidentiary and investigative value of evidence; and trains staff in performing scientific analyses of evidentiary material in the Controlled Substance Analysis, Criminalistics, and Firearms Analysis Sections; This position and is responsible for formulating, developing and implementing programs, policies and procedures required for efficient operation of the Police Laboratory; reviews all new technologies and methodologies; prepares administrative reports and makes recommendations on laboratory operations for executive level personnel to ensure compliance with the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) and ISO 17025 standards; attends meetings with the Assistant Commissioner and Deputy Director; coordinates and works closely with other Managers to ensure the needs of the Police Laboratory are met.
For a complete job description and qualification requirements visit the website http://aafs.org and search current job openings for "Manager - Case Management, Training and Professional Development Section."
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
Tenure Track Faculty Position in Forensic Biology
The Department of Biology (http://biology.iupui.edu) and the Forensic and Investigative Science Program (http://forensic.iupui.edu) in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Forensic Biology beginning August 1, 2014.
Applicants with interests in genetics, molecular biology, bioinformatics or related area applicable to forensic science are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a background appropriate for teaching interdisciplinary B.S. and M.S. degree programs in Forensic and Investigative Sciences. A Ph.D. with postdoctoral experience is required, together with demonstrated evidence of research excellence and the ability to initiate and maintain an externally funded research program. The Forensic and Investigative Sciences Program has an eight-year-old, accredited BS degree with more than 120 majors and a MS degree. Both the BS and MS degrees have concentrations in forensic biology and forensic chemistry.
Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Forensics (job #10521)
Arizona State University's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Forensics with expertise in Biochemistry, Chemistry, or other discipline germane to the Forensic Sciences. Duties involve teaching, engaging in scholarly activity, and providing service to the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, the University, and the profession. Required: Ph.D. (or equivalent) in relevant discipline.
For more information, visit: http://newcollege.asu.edu/jobs/.
Application deadline is December 6, 2013 or until position is filled.
Forensic Toxicologist in Clinical Toxicology Department
The Analytical Chemist has primary responsibility for performing toxicology testing on bloods, urines and other specimens using instrumental and manual methods established by the laboratory.
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The Eberly College of Science
Director of the Forensic Science Program at Penn State University
The successful candidate should be dynamic, innovative and dedicated to promoting excellence in teaching, research and service. They should also have a broad vision for the Program and be committed to enhancing the strength and cohesiveness of its programmatic areas. The successful candidate will build broad support and lead fundraising efforts for new initiatives; be the Instructor of Record for 1‐2 forensic sciences courses per semester; have opportunities for teaching specialty courses, conduct training workshops, and pursue grants to support program development; contribute to college--‐wide and university initiatives, exhibit a strong focus on students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; be able to build collaborations and networks of support within the university, with programs at other institutions, and with law enforcement and crime laboratory professionals; and promote educational equity.
Requirements for the position include a Ph.D. in an appropriate scientific discipline, with a demonstrated capacity for teaching forensic science. A demonstrated record of academic or professional leadership and administrative effectiveness is desirable. The candidate should demonstrate an exceptional record of scholarship and experience. Certification by the American Board of Criminalistics or similar organization is desirable.
This is a non-tenured faculty appointment with the specific rank and disciplinary affiliation dependent upon the candidate's credentials. The initial appointment will be for a 5 year term.
The Eberly College of Science
Criminalistics faculty position in the Forensic Science Program at Penn State University
The Program is home to a broad range of resident instruction and distance learning offerings, conducts extramurally funded research, and is recognized for its rigorous, scientific and hands on approach to instruction. The successful candidate should be dedicated to promoting excellence in teaching, research and service and be committed to enhancing the strength and cohesiveness of its programmatic areas.
Responsibilities include: Instructing and/or developing courses for undergraduate and graduate students; teaching specialty courses; conducting training workshops; pursuing training and research grants; contributing to college-wide and university initiatives; exhibiting a strong focus on students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; and promoting educational equity. The individual must have excellent communication skills and be able to develop collaborations and networks of support within the university, with programs at other institutions, and with law enforcement and crime laboratory professionals.
Requirements include: A Ph.D. or M.S. in Forensic Science, or other natural science, with a demonstrated capacity for teaching criminalistics and forensic science courses. The position requires at least five years of experience in a forensic laboratory with documentable experience that may include, but is not limited to, footwear and fingermark enhancement, bloodstain pattern analysis, projectile trajectory analysis and reconstruction, and expert testimony. The individual should have a strong foundation in criminalistics, forensic philosophy, ethics, crime scene investigation, crime scene reconstruction and forensic photography. Experience in general criminalistics or trace and/or impression evidence is preferred. Certification by the American Board of Criminalistics or similar organization is desirable. Previous instructional experience is preferred.
This is a non‐tenured position with the specific rank and disciplinary affiliation dependent upon the candidate's credentials. The initial appointment will be for a 5 year term, with an excellent possibility of refunding.
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