Nassau County Office of the Medical Examiner, Division of Forensic Services, Westbury, NY
Forensic Scientist Trainee (Chemistry/Controlled Substances)

Salary Range: $35,501- $48,086

 

Under direct supervision, an employee in this class performs entry-level work and receives specified training in one of the following forensic science specialties: Chemistry/Controlled Substance, Biology/DNA, Toxicology, Latent Prints, Questioned

Documents, Firearms, or Trace Evidence. The incumbent performs routine laboratory functions while learning the theory, principles, and techniques of professional work in the chosen specialty area, and is expected to function with increasing independence as knowledge and expertise are gained.

 

CONTACT E-MAIL: crimelab_info@nassaucountyny.gov (underscore between crimelab and info).  Please indicate position applied for in the subject line.  Nassau County residency required.

See posting for further information here.

Closing date: 4/9/2020

Posted: 01/13/2020

NMS Labs, Horsham, PA

Forensic Biology Supervisor, Forensic Biology Department

NMS Labs, the nation's leading independent provider of professional laboratory testing services, specializing in clinical toxicology, forensic science, and other vitally important areas of esoteric testing and expert services, is seeking a Forensic Biology Supervisor to oversee operations for the Forensic Biology department. The schedule is 7:00am to 3:30pm, Monday through Friday. This position serves as an organizational leader that involves responsibilities in three main areas: technical, personnel, and workflow process. This first line management level candidate will also perform analytical testing in forensic biology casework samples, and the technical review of casework. This person is responsible for specimen processing, test performance, reporting of test results, and the quality assurance and documentation of analytical processes.

For more information please visit https://www.nmslabs.com/careers.

Posted: 12/16/2019

Erie County Central Police Services Forensic Laboratory, Buffalo, New York 14203

Title: Forensic Chemist II

Salary Range: $53,941-$70,346

 

This is the second level of the Forensic Chemist Specialty. The work involves responsibility for conducting laboratory tests and procedures for the examination and analysis of controlled substances or chemicals gathered as evidence. This position differs from Forensic Chemist I by virtue of the incumbents’ ability to handle complex examinations and cases, and the increased independence. Work is performed under direct supervision from higher level employees in the Forensic Laboratory. Does related work as required.

 

For more information please go to: Job Postings | Erie County Civil Service Opportunities 

Please send your resume and transcripts to michelli.schmitz@erie.gov.  Please indicate position applied for in the subject line.

Closing date: 12/20/19

Posted: 12/12/2019

Erie County Central Police Services Forensic Laboratory, Buffalo, New York 14203

Title: Forensic Biologist II

Salary Range: $53,941-$70,346

 

This is the second level class position in the Forensic Biologist specialty. The work involves responsibility for collecting and analyzing unknown substances and evidentiary material using deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and other related techniques. This position differs from Forensic Biologist I by virtue of the incumbents’ ability to handle complex examinations and cases, and increased independence. Work is performed under direct supervision from higher level employees in the Forensic Laboratory. Does related work as required.

For more information please go to: Job Postings | Erie County Civil Service Opportunities 

Please send your resume and transcripts to michelli.schmitz@erie.gov.  Please indicate position applied for in the subject line.

Closing date: 12/30/19

Posted: 12/12/2019

Erie County Central Police Services Forensic Laboratory, Buffalo, New York 14203

Title: Firearms Examiner I

Salary Range: $43,006-$55,652

This is an entrance level technical position involving responsibility for gaining the knowledge and experience necessary to effectively conduct physical and chemical examinations and analyses of evidence concerning the use of firearms in the commission of crimes. Assists in making physical and chemical examinations and analyses in a forensic laboratory and at the scenes of crimes in order to develop these attributes. Works under the supervision of a Firearms Examiner II or an administrative professional employee of higher rank. Supervision is not a function of the class. Does related work as required.

For more information please go to: Job Postings | Erie County Civil Service Opportunities 

Please send your resume and transcripts to michelli.schmitz@erie.gov.  Please indicate position applied for in the subject line.

Closing date: 12/20/19

Posted: 12/12/2019

Forensic Scientist  DNA Analyst

Richland County Sheriff’s Department

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual for the position of DNA Analyst with the Richland County Sheriff’s Office in Columbia, SC. This is not an entry level position; previous casework is essential.
 

Starting salary is dependent upon education and experience. 
 

​The purpose of this position is to identify biological fluids, DNA analysis, statistical analysis, related reporting, and testimony for items of evidence relating to criminal cases. This position does not supervise any employees.
 

Please see the attached job posting and application.

Posted: 12/09/2019

Forensic Biology/DNA

Forensic Scientist I (Biological Sciences)

Suffolk County Crime Laboratory, Hauppauge, NY


​The Forensic Scientist will be responsible for analyzing physical evidence, identifying body fluid stains from the evidence and performing DNA-STR (autosomal and Y-STR) analysis on the samples.  In addition, the duties include crime scene response and testimony as an expert witness at criminal trials.

Minimum Qualifications:  A Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, Forensic Science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university;  Coursework required by the Quality Assurance Standards For Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories (Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Statistics); 1) At least two years of Forensic Biology casework experience including DNA-STR (autosomal and Y-STR) analysis, and a current casework signing analyst.  Experience with probabilistic genotyping is a plus. or 2) A Master of Science Degree in Biology, Forensic Science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of casework experience including DNA-STR (autosomal and Y-STR) analysis, and a current casework signing analyst.  Experience with probabilistic genotyping is a plus.

For more information use this link: https://apps2.suffolkcountyny.gov/civilservice/specs/2262spe.html

 

Contact: diane.shkoditch@suffolkcountyny.gov

 

Closing date: 01/31/2020

Posted: 12/04/2019

Forensic Chemist II (Chemistry)

Vermont Forensic Lab, Waterbury, VT

Professional laboratory and field work involving chemical and criminological analysis of materials, samples, and evidence for the State Forensic Laboratory. Work includes laboratory material comparisons and examinations in conjunction with police investigations. Work is performed under the supervision of the Senior Forensic Chemist. 

This position will be working in the Seized Drug section.

 

Link: https://careers.vermont.gov/job/Waterbury-Forensic-Chemist-II-VT-05671/611570000/?locale=en_US

Posted: 12/04/2019

Forensic Scientist III - DNA
City of Scottsdale Police Department

Salary: $70,304.00 - $102,252.80 Annually

Performs highly specialized professional forensic science evaluations in connection with the identification and comparison of physical evidence submitted to the Crime Laboratory for forensic analysis. This position will be assigned to the Forensic Biology Unit where the primary duties will be processing biological evidence for body fluid identification and DNA analysis, generating scientific reports, and providing expert testimony in court proceedings.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/scottsdaleaz/jobs/2639724/police-forensic-scientist-iii-dna?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Closing Date: 12/20/19 11:59 PM

Posted: 11/27/2019

Forensic Chemist II (Biology)

Vermont Forensic Lab, Waterbury, VT

Professional laboratory and field work involving chemical and criminological analysis of materials, samples, and evidence for the State Forensic Laboratory. Work includes laboratory material comparisons and examinations in conjunction with police investigations. Work is performed under the supervision of the Senior Forensic Chemist. 

This position will be working in the Biology section.

 

Link: https://careers.vermont.gov/job/Waterbury-Forensic-Chemist-II-VT-05671/609292700/

Posted: 11/21/2019

New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, Albany, NY

Laboratory Accreditation Specialist 1

The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services is currently recruiting for a Laboratory Accreditation Specialist 1.  The Laboratory Accreditation Specialist 1 will assist the Director and  the Laboratory Accreditation Specialist 2 in maintaining a program of accreditation for all publicly funded forensic labs in New York State; provide administrative support to the New York State Commission on Forensic Science and its DNA subcommittee; coordinate and/or facilitate meetings of professional and technical personnel and coordinate training and support initiatives that will increase the efficiency and effectiveness in how forensic science is practiced in New York. You can view the qualifications and details on applying by visiting the following site: https://statejobs.ny.gov/public/vacancyDetailsView.cfm?id=75969

 

For more information on the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, please visit www.criminaljustice.ny.gov

 

Posted: 11/14/2019

Unity College

 

Unity College is seeking enthusiastic individuals to teach in our new online undergraduate degree programs. Courses are online and run for five weeks in eight different sessions. Candidates with demonstrated expertise in Earth Science, Physical Science, and/or Environmental Science are invited to apply. Experience with teaching online using the Course Management System Canvas is desirable but not required. We are particularly interested in hiring faculty to develop and teach a wide spectrum of Earth and Physical Science courses, including those focused on geology, physics, hydrology, and climate change topics.

 

Requirements

The ideal candidate must posses either a Master's degree plus experience in the profession or discipline of the course, or a terminal degree (e.g., Ph.D.), with the ability to effectively communicate subject matter to others. Experience with online teaching and previous use of Canvas is desirable.

 

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/pxy6wh5x3ppcjyrg

 

Posted: 10/19/2019

Vermont Forensic Laboratory, Waterbury, VT

Forensic Lab Latent Print Examiner II

Be part of a small, yet collaborative team at the Vermont Forensic Laboratory involving latent print processing and comparison. You will have the opportunity to work closely with your colleagues within the lab and under the supervision of the Physical Comparison Unit Supervisor to contribute to the public safety of Vermont’s citizens.


Why Vermont? National rankings prove it: Vermont is one of the best states in which to live. We’re consistently ranked in the top 3 healthiest states in the nation and the top 3 states for child well-being.

https://careers.vermont.gov/job/Waterbury-Forensic-Lab-Latent-Print-Examiner-II-VT-05671/598531100/?locale=en_US

10/09/2019

Rutgers University, Camden NJ
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Chemistry (Forensic specialty)

 

The Department of Chemistry at Rutgers University, Camden plans to make a tenure track appointment at the Assistant Professor level to commence on Sept 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter. The appointment will be in the broadly defined areas of Forensic Chemistry. Candidates with expertise in Forensic Toxicology, Controlled Substances, Materials Characterization/Trace Evidence, or similar field are especially encouraged to apply.
 

The candidate is expected to establish an externally funded research program and participate in the Chemistry Department's (https://chemistry.camden.rutgers.edu/) and Forensic Science Program's (https://forensicscience.camden.rutgers.edu/) undergraduate and graduate teaching mission. This is a 10-month appointment, with a teaching load of 2 courses per semester, with possible course releases allowing time for administrative duties and program development.
 

Please direct questions to Department of Chemistry Chair Dr. Catherine M. Grgicak at c.grgicak@rutgers.edu

 

Direct Link to the Job Posting: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/102150.

10/02/2019

Department of Physical & Biological Sciences at Western New England University, Springfield, Massachusetts
Director of Forensic Science - Assistant/Associate Professor


The Department of Physical & Biological Sciences at Western New England University seeks applications for the position of Director of Forensic Sciences for the B.S. in Forensic Biology and B.S. in Forensic Chemistry programs that the University offers. This is a full-time (tenure-track or tenured) faculty position in Forensic Science at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, beginning in September 2020, pending budgetary approval.  

 

Responsibilities of the position include teaching lecture and laboratory sections of introductory  and advanced forensic science courses, developing upper-level electives, and guiding  undergraduate student research projects and internships. In addition, the Director helps the Department Chair with program assessment, staffing, and scheduling. While primarily a teaching institution, scholarly activity is required for tenure consideration.  

 

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in forensic science, molecular biology, analytical chemistry, or other closely related field, a strong commitment to undergraduate education, and demonstrated teaching abilities. Extensive professional work experience working in a forensic science laboratory or in a molecular biology/analytical chemistry laboratory focused on forensic science applications is required.


Candidates with a Master’s degree with extensive experience in working in an accredited forensic science laboratory and some previous college-level teaching will be considered for a three-year position that will be renewable every three years.


In addition to submitting a cover letter, a current CV, a teaching statement, and a research statement, candidates must have three references submit their letters of recommendation. Official transcripts of all course-work in higher education are required. (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable during the initial application.) Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2019; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.


Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.


To apply to this position please visit http://employment.wne.edu.

Posted: 09/27/19

Booz Allen Hamilton, Washington, DC, US

Forensic Science Business Analyst

Job Number: R0067079

Key Role

Provide technical knowledge and recommendations to support the management of projects within a technology portfolio or criminal justice or RDT&E activities. Support program and grant management and use technical knowledge to help manage science and technology programs. Work on science and technology portfolios and activities, including criminal justice applied technology and forensic science efforts. Provide support for a scientific, engineering, and technical assistance (SETA) program and use expertise to assist federal program managers with science and technology programs. Review and analyze grant programs and individual projects using grant management knowledge and data analytics. Support science and technology portfolios and activities, including criminal justice, applied technology, and forensic science efforts with an emphasis on forensic DNA applications. This position requires the ability to travel.

-2 years of experience with forensic sciences, including laboratory analysis of forensic samples or interpretation of resulting data

-1 year of experience in an operational accredited forensic science laboratory or a laboratory directly relevant to forensic sciences

-Experience with front-end crime scene investigation or court testimony preferred

-Experience with biology preferred, including reviewing high-volume data, data analytics, and performance measures

-BA or BS degree in a scientific, engineering, or other technical field required; MA/MS degree a plus

https://careers.boozallen.com/careers/JobDetail/Washington-Forensic-Science-Business-Analyst-R0067079/14650

Posted: 09/12/19

Nassau County Office of the Medical Examiner, Division of Forensic Services, Westbury, NY
Forensic Scientist Trainee (Firearms/Toolmarks/Ballistics)

Salary Range: $35,501-$48,086

Under direct supervision, an employee in this class performs entry-level work and receives specified training in one of the following forensic science specialties: Chemistry/Controlled Substance, Biology/DNA, Toxicology, Latent Prints, Questioned Documents, Firearms, or Trace Evidence. The incumbent performs routine laboratory functions while learning the theory, principles, and techniques of professional work in the chosen specialty area, and is expected to function with increasing independence as knowledge and expertise are gained.

For more information please read the job announcement: Forensic Scientist Trainee

Contact: crimelab_info@nassaucountyny.gov.  Please indicate position applied for in the subject line.

 

Closing date: 04/13/2020

Posted: 06/20/19

Nassau County Office of the Medical Examiner, Division of Forensic Services, Westbury, NY
Forensic Scientist I (Firearms/Toolmarks/Ballistics)

Salary Range: $38,479-$87,892

This is the entry-level class in the Forensic Scientist (Firearms/Toolmarks/Ballistics) series. The work involves responsibility for processing items of physical evidence for the purpose of firearms, ammunition, and tool mark identification and analysis using various physical and chemical methods. This position differs from Forensic Scientist II (Firearms/Toolmarks/Ballistics) by virtue of it being an entry-level position, the training requirements of the incumbents, performance of routine tasks and the decreased independence of work. All work performed by incumbents in this class is performed under close direct supervision from higher level employees in this series. General supervision is received from the Director of Laboratories; performs related work as required.

For more information please read the job announcement: Forensic Scientist I

Contact: crimelab_info@nassaucountyny.gov.  Please indicate position applied for in the subject line.

 

Closing date: 04/13/2020

Posted: 06/20/19

Nassau County Office of the Medical Examiner, Division of Forensic Services, Westbury, NY
Forensic Scientist II (Firearms/Toolmarks/Ballistics)

Salary Range: $41,936-$95,290

This is the second level of the Forensic Scientist (Firearms/Toolmarks/Ballistics) series.  The work involves responsibility for processing items of physical evidence for the purpose of firearms, ammunition, and tool mark identification and analysis using various physical and chemical methods. This position differs from Forensic Scientist I (Firearms/Toolmarks/Ballistics) by virtue of the incumbents' ability to handle more complex examinations and cases, and increased independence. All work performed by incumbents in this class is performed under direct supervision from higher level employees in this series. General supervision is received from the Director of Laboratories; performs related work as required.

For more information please read the job announcement: Forensic Scientist II

Contact: crimelab_info@nassaucountyny.gov.  Please indicate position applied for in the subject line.

 

Closing date: 04/13/2020

Posted: 06/20/19

Nassau County Office of the Medical Examiner, Division of Forensic Services, Westbury, NY
Forensic Scientist III (Firearms/Toolmarks/Ballistics)

Salary Range: $50,261-$113,240

This is the third level of the Forensic Scientist (Firearms/Toolmarks/Ballistics) series. The work involves responsibility for processing items of physical evidence for the purpose of firearms, ammunition, and tool mark identification and analysis using various physical and chemical methods. This position differs from Forensic Scientist II (Firearms/Toolmarks/Ballistics) by virtue of the incumbents' ability to handle complex examinations and cases, and the increased independent nature of the work. All work performed by incumbents in this class is performed under direct supervision from higher level employees in this series. General supervision is received from the Director of Laboratories; performs related work as required.

For candidates that meet the specified qualifications for the FS III position, a New York State Section 211 waiver may be sought.

For more information please read the job announcement: Forensic Scientist III

Contact: crimelab_info@nassaucountyny.gov.  Please indicate position applied for in the subject line.

 

Closing date: 04/13/2020

Posted: 06/20/19

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