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Suffolk County Crime Laboratory, Hauppauge, NY

Forensic Scientist 2 (Trace Evidence)
Salary: approx. $86,000


The Forensic Scientist will be responsible for the examination of hairs, fibers, and physical evidence. Additional examination may include paint, glass, tape, tire and footwear impressions and other trace evidence. The Forensic Scientist will also be responsible for the interpretation of data with reporting, and testimony as an expert witness at criminal trials. In addition, the duties may include crime scene response.

 

Applicants should be a current Trace Evidence analyst capable of signing casework reports.

 

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in one of the natural or forensic sciences from an accredited college or university; including or supplemented by sixteen (16) credit hours in chemistry;
1) At least 4 years of Trace Evidence casework experience and a current casework signing analyst. Experience in Microscopy is a plus. 

Or

2) A Master’s Degree in one of the natural or forensic sciences from an accredited college or university (including or supplemented by sixteen (16) credit hours in chemistry) may be substituted for one year of casework experience, and a current casework signing analyst. Experience in Microscopy is a plus.


For more information, use this link: https://apps2.suffolkcountyny.gov/civilservice/specs/2265spe.html

 

Contact by email: thomas.zaveski@suffolkcountyny.gov
Thomas Zaveski, Forensic Scientist IV, Supervisor, Trace Evidence, Suffolk County Crime Laboratory, William J. Lindsey Complex, Building 487 725 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11787-0099; Phone: 631-853-5585

Deadline: 8/1/2024

Posted: 05/17/2024

Columbus Police Crime Laboratory, Columbus, OH

Latent Print Examiner III

​The Columbus Division of Police Crime Laboratory is hiring a Latent Print Examiner III for a full-time position. In this role, you will be the technical leader and administrative supervisor for a staff of 6 examiners conducting latent print comparison and latent print processing.
 
Technical duties may include: examination of evidence using the ACE-V methods; using local, state and federal databases; performing latent print processing and other evidence collection, preparing technical reports; performing verifications, technical and administrative reviews; ensuring conformance with accreditation standards, preparing and conducting training for laboratory staff and external customers, and resolving technical disagreements. Supervisory duties may include prioritization of caseload; initiating disciplinary action when needed; conducting performance evaluations; managing leave requests and overtime; and managing budgetary and supply needs. 

Closing Date:  open until filled

Hyperlink to the posting:  Latent Print Examiner III (Vacancy) - EXTENDED | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)

Posted: 05/10/2024

Raleigh/Wake City-County Bureau of Identification (CCBI), Wake County, Raleigh, NC

DNA Analyst

Hiring Range: $61,737 - $104,959

This position is eligible for a Tiered Sign-on Bonus up to $5,000

​The Raleigh/Wake City-County Bureau of Identification (CCBI) is adding DNA analysis to the forensic services provided by the CCBI Laboratory and is seeking applicants for the position of DNA Analyst. With the addition of a DNA unit, the current role of the DNA Analyst will include participation in the validation of a laboratory information management system (LIMS), validation of instrumentation and probabilistic genotyping software and analysis of validation data in order to achieve accreditation. This role will involve working with DNA unit team members to meet this challenging goal.

Two positions to fill, open until filled. For more information and to apply visit: https://ewaketalent.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/3/home/requisition/7234?c=ewaketalent

Posted: 05/10/2024

Forensic Investigation Center, Albany, NY 

Supervisor Forensic Services – Trace Evidence, SG-25

Salary: $93,530-$117,875

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week

Employees interested in this position who meet the minimum qualifications specified in the job description should submit a memorandum of intent, complete résumé, and transcripts to Mr. Christopher Siciliano, Director of Human Resources, via email attachment to personnelresumes@troopers.ny.gov, no later than close of business May 27, 2024. Résumés will be evaluated to determine whether candidates will proceed to the interview phase of the process.


Interested employees should familiarize themselves with the duties, activities and responsibilities of the position of interest prior to the job announcement deadline date. Any current NYSP Employee who applies for this position, who did not previously participate in a pre-employment NYSP polygraph examination or drug test, will be required to successfully complete them before they could be considered for this position.


Employees currently serving their initial probationary period in the subject position are not eligible to request reassignment or transfer to another position, assignment or location. They must first successfully complete said probationary period. This policy does not preclude requests for promotion to other positions.

 

The Supervisor of Forensic Services – Trace Evidence is responsible for the administration of the technical and scientific functions of all forensic analyses in the discipline of Trace Evidence examination. This includes: supervision of testing procedures and reports of findings; technical problem solving and analytical methods; and the oversight of training, quality assurance, safety, adherence to accreditation standards, and proficiency testing.
 

DUTIES
• Responsible for the supervision of a team of Forensic Scientists in forensic laboratory procedures and the preparation of reports of forensic findings.
• Responsible for technical problem solving of analytical methods and for the oversight of staffing, automation, validation, training, quality assurance, safety, and proficiency testing in the laboratory.
• Responsible for continuing education programs.
• Develops and implements industry standard analytical methods and validation plans for accreditation scope extensions.
• Consults with the Director of Quality Assurance regarding laboratory quality issues and accreditation matters.
• Performs Trace Evidence and Fire Debris analyses.
• Maintains accountability of all Section equipment and instrumentation.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• A Master's Degree in a Natural or Physical Science, or Administration (e.g. Public Administration, Business Administration or Criminal Justice);
AND
• A minimum of six (6) years satisfactory, court-qualified, casework experience in three (3) or more of the following areas of Trace Examination in an accredited laboratory: fire debris analysis, forensic unknown analysis, paint analysis, fracture match/physical fit analysis, explosives analysis, glass analysis, or impressions (footwear and tire).
OR
• Eight (8) years of qualifying Trace casework experience as described above.
Salary Grade – SG-25 Non-Competitive Bargaining Unit – PS&T


Deadline for applications: May 27, 2024

Posted: 05/07/2024

Onondaga County Health Department Forensic Laboratories, Syracuse, NY 

Computer Evidence Specialist

Salary: $67,044- 90,340

Hours of work: 35 hours per week, Optional 4-Day Work Week Available

JOB DUTIES
The work involves responsibility for examinations of computers, media generated by computers, and mobile devices to develop evidence in the specialty area of computer forensic science. Specialists prepare duplicate image backup copies of digital media, recover deleted files, password protected/encrypted files and hidden information, conduct comprehensive searches of digital media for text, data and images and prepare and/or convert recovered files and information into format compatible with needs. Responsibilities also include but are not limited to: preparation and presentations of findings in written reports, serving as an expert witness in court, performing technical review of casework and performing quality control and quality assurance related tasks. A CES III may also assist in training and guidance of less experienced staff. All work is performed in accordance with Federal and State accreditation requirements and departmental procedure manuals and guidelines. Full job specifications are available here:
Computer Evidence Specialist I, Computer Evidence Specialist II and Computer Evidence Specialist III.

 

TO APPLY
Please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcript(s), employment application (
P-200) and criminal background questionnaire (P-202) to: Lauren Pyland, Director of Operations at laurenpyland@ongov.net


Deadline for applications: May 27, 2024
 

Official job description, including minimum qualifications, can be found on the Personnel page
at
Onondaga County Job Descriptions.

Posted: 05/07/2024

Cuyahoga County, Medical Examiner's Office, Cleveland, Ohio 

Forensic Scientist 2 – Firearms and Toolmarks

Salary $95,000/year

IMPORTANT NOTICE: To be considered for this position, please visit https://www.cuyahogacounty.gov/human-resources to create a profile and apply. Consideration will only be given to those who apply on the Cuyahoga County job portal.

 

Summary

The purpose of this classification is to examine and interpret firearms and toolmarks evidence associated with alleged criminal acts; to inspect and test fire all kinds of firearms and examine fired ammunition recovered from a crime scene to determine if it was fired by a particular firearm, interpret results and prepare reports for assigned casework and testify in the court of law.

 

Distinguishing Characteristics

This is a journey-level classification working under general supervision. Positions in this class are expected to independently perform recurring, well-precedented projects using standard methods and techniques. Incumbents establish and maintain quality control, an ensure proper preservation and documentation of evidence. Employees receive instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are expected to become fully aware of methods, protocols, procedures, applicable regulations, and of methods for the analysis of data and results.

 

Essential Job Functions

Conducts examinations and comparisons of firearms, bullets, shells, casings, tool marks and other related items; applies instrumental, physical, and/or chemical techniques in the examination of firearm and tool mark evidence; disassembles, reassembles, renders safe, and tests firearms to determine operability, safety, and accuracy; documents unique characteristics and records physical parameters using measuring projections, micrometers, etc.; performs distance determination and examination of gunshot patterns with test standards; uploads into and reviews data from NIBIN, the National Integrated ballistic Information Network; prepares findings and issues reports based on the results of the examination. Reviews/compiles case files and firearm evidence. Cleans and maintains worksite and laboratory equipment; transfers and maintains evidence in storage. Testifies in court as an expert witness; communicates with attorneys and law enforcement personnel; attends meetings.

 

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor of Science degree in natural/physical science and two (2) years of laboratory experience performing firearms and toolmark evidence analysis; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

 

Application Process

This is a non-competitive, classified position. The Personnel Review Commission (PRC) will check your application to make sure you meet the minimum qualifications. If you do, the PRC will put your name on an eligibility list. To fill this opening, the PRC sends the hiring department and Human Resources (HR) a certified eligibility list. HR helps the hiring department decide who from the certified list to follow up with for interviews and then a job offer. Most of our communication with candidates is through email. Regularly check the email address you gave us in your job profile. Watch your Spam folder, just in case.

 

If we offer you a job, you must pass a drug screen and background check before the offer becomes final. Prior criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify you from employment; the County looks at criminal convictions on a case-by-case basis using the guidelines in Chapter 306 of the County Code.

Posted: 05/05/2024

City of Henderson Agency, Henderson, Nevada

Forensic Scientist (Controlled Substances)
Job Number 1022APR24-P-TNB

The City of Henderson announces an examination to create an eligibility list and to fill one (1) vacancy for the classification of Forensic Scientist (Controlled Substances) in the Police Department. The eligibility list may be utilized to fill vacancies for this classification for up to one (1) year.

 

Forensic Scientist I:

Under general supervision, performs a variety of scientific laboratory examinations and analyses on physical evidence for one or more Forensic science disciplines including Controlled Substances, Toxicology, Latent Print Examination, Trace Chemistry-Flammables, Firearms and Toolmarks, Questioned Documents, and Biology/DNA; and performs related duties as assigned. 


Forensic Scientist II:
Under general supervision, performs a variety of scientific laboratory examinations and analyses on physical evidence in a discipline of the Forensic Laboratory, (including Controlled Substances, Toxicology, Latent Print Examination, Trace Chemistry-Flammables, Firearms and Toolmarks, Questioned Documents, and Biology/DNA); interprets test results, formulates conclusions, and prepare reports; provides scientific assistance to external parties and testifies in court as an expert witness; and performs related duties as assigned. 

Ideal Candidates for Forensic Scientist (Controlled Substances) will possess the following: 

  • Experience working in an ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited Laboratory 

  • Experience determining proper scientific testing techniques and performing chemical, instrumental, microscopic, chromatographic, and comparative laboratory tests on suspected controlled substances and illicit drugs

  • Experience isolating and separating analytes (qualitatively) from various matrices, including solid dose samples

  • Knowledge and experience in preparing and validating standards

  • Experience with Liquid Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometer (LC/MS), Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometer (GC/MS) instruments, and Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) 

  • Knowledge of controlled substances and seized drugs

  • Courtroom testimony experience

 

For more information, minimum qualifications and to apply visit: Forensic Scientist (Controlled Substances)* | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)

Posted: 04/30/2024

Department of Forensic Sciences (DFS), Washington, DC

Forensic Scientist III (Latent Print Analyst)
Grade/Salary: CS-0401-13, Starting Salary $103,651

Job Description: This position is located in the District of Columbia Government, Department of Forensic Sciences (DFS). The position is responsible for latent print analysis, which includes aspects of casework, accreditation, quality assurance and control programs within the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL). The position ensures the technical aspects of the latent print analysis program are in compliance with ISO 17025 accreditation standards and is responsible for carrying out all aspects of latent print casework operations from evidence intake through reporting of results and communication with customers.  

Conducts routine to complex examination of latent print evidence in the laboratory. Performs evaluations of latent impressions to determine suitability for entry into the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS). Compares suitable latent impressions to known standards, submitted through requests, or retrieved from AFIS candidate list, to render conclusion decisions.  

Makes necessary recommendations to improve techniques in the laboratory and keeps up to date with friction ridge literature and the latest developments, techniques, and methods. Provides technical guidance to other latent print examiners and lower-level examiners on a continuing basis to ensure quality control.  

Supports quality control and quality assurance for the latent print unit, which involves participation in a Proficiency Testing Program. May be required to testify in courtroom exclusively as an expert witness.

 

To Apply: To be considered for this employment opportunity, you will be required to submit a formal application. Please visit the DC Careers website at: https://careers.dc.gov (reference Job ID #26023). We look forward to reviewing your application!

Closing date: 5/26/2024

Posted: 04/30/2024

Suffolk County Crime Laboratory, Hauppauge, NY
Forensic Scientist I (Trace Evidence)
Salary: approx. $76,000

The Forensic Scientist will be responsible for the examination of hairs, fibers, and physical evidence. Additional examination may include paint, glass, tape, tire and footwear impressions and other trace evidence. The Forensic Scientist will also be responsible for the interpretation of data with reporting, and testimony as an expert witness at criminal trials. In addition, the duties may include crime scene response.


Applicants should be a current Trace Evidence analyst capable of signing casework reports.
 

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in one of the natural or forensic sciences from an accredited college or university; including or supplemented by sixteen (16) credit hours in chemistry;

  1. At least 2 years of Trace Evidence casework experience and a current casework signing analyst. Experience in Microscopy is  a plus. OR

  2. A Master’s Degree in one of the natural or forensic sciences from an accredited college or university (including or supplemented by sixteen (16) credit hours in chemistry) may be substituted for one year of casework experience, and a current casework signing analyst. Experience in Microscopy is a plus.

Click on the link for more information: https://apps2.suffolkcountyny.gov/civilservice/specs/2264spe.html

 

Contact by email: thomas.zaveski@suffolkcountyny.gov

Thomas Zaveski, Forensic Scientist IV
Supervisor, Trace Evidence
Suffolk County Crime Laboratory
William J. Lindsey Complex, Building 487
725 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11787-0099
Phone: 631-853-5585

Deadline: 8/1/2024

Posted: 04/29/2024

Suffolk County Crime Laboratory, Hauppauge, NY
Forensic Scientist I (Firearms)
Salary: approx. $76,000

The Forensic Scientist will be responsible for identification and analysis of various types of firearms, ammunition, tools, and toolmarks, issuance of reports and testimony as an expert witness in legal proceedings.

Click on the link for more information:
https://apps2.suffolkcountyny.gov/civilservice/specs/2266spe.html

 

Send cover letter and resume to Sean Hopkins at sean.hopkins@suffolkcountyny.gov

Sean Hopkins
Supervisor, Firearms Section
Suffolk County Crime Laboratory
725 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Posted: 04/29/2024

Department of Forensic Sciences (DFS), Washington, DC

Forensic Scientist Manager
Grade/Salary: MS-1320-14, Starting Salary $114,441

 

Job Description: This position is located in the District of Columbia Government, Department of Forensic Sciences (DFS). This position serves as  a Forensic Scientist Manager (Forensic Chemistry Unit) responsible for ensuring the day-to-day forensic chemistry operations (e.g., case management, laboratory procurement, grant administration) of the FCU are achieved to the expectations of the Department of Forensic Science and the Stakeholders. Leads for forensic chemistry program operations, casework management, program coordination and  grant administration.  Oversees forensic chemistry operations and assists the Lead Forensic Chemist in the evaluation of existing scientific methods and implementation of new analytical procedures. Ensures the reviews of internal and external forensic chemistry audits documents are completed and document the reviews.

Type of Appointment: Management Supervisory Service (MSS) – Management Supervisory Service “At-Will” All positions and appointments in the Management Supervisory Service serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and may be terminated at any time with or without cause.

 

To Apply: To be considered for this employment opportunity, you will be required to submit a formal application. Please visit the DC Careers website at: https://careers.dc.gov (reference Job ID #25964). We look forward to reviewing your application!

Closing date: 5/22/2024

Posted: 04/23/2024

University of New Haven, West Haven, CT

Faculty: Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science

The successful candidate will be expected to teach coursework in the undergraduate and graduate forensic science programs at University of New Haven.  Some of these courses will be consistent with the faculty member’s area of expertise, and other courses will be more generalized, such as Survey of Forensic Science.  In addition, this candidate must be competent in advising and mentoring students at various levels, including undergraduate and graduate level thesis projects.   Research and professional development are critical elements of this position as well.

 

Qualifications

The minimum requirement is an M.S. in a natural science or some closely related forensic science discipline.  Preferred areas of interest are crime scene investigation and crime scene reconstruction. Strong candidates with Biology or Chemistry backgrounds will be considered.  Practical and courtroom testimony experience are important qualifications for the position. The successful candidate must have significant knowledge of crime scene investigation techniques (both in a field and laboratory setting) and knowledge of crime scene reconstruction methodologies. Previous teaching experience in higher education is preferred but not required. The successful candidate must be willing to teach nights and weekends as needed.
 

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Search #24-31F, University of New Haven, 300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT 06516, or via email to hrdept@newhaven.edu.   Please include the Search #24-31F in the email subject line to ensure proper delivery.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  The position is open until filled. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2024. 

For additional information, contact Search Committee Chair, David San Pietro, at phone no. (203) 479-4598.

The University of New Haven is home to one of the oldest and most well-respected forensic science programs in the United States.  Our graduates can be found in forensic science laboratories throughout the US and abroad.  We have newly renovated lab space in addition to the internationally-recognized Henry Lee Institute of Forensic Science facility.  Modern equipment, including various DNA analysis platforms, SEM, XRD, Raman Spectroscopy, GC/MS, LEEDS comparison microscopy, etc., are available for teaching and research.

Posted: 04/12/2024

Phoenix Police Department, Phoenix, AZ

Toxicology

Are you ready to make a difference in your community and Rise to Serve? Join us in making a positive impact to ensure safety, uphold justice, and become a proud member of the Phoenix Police Department family! The mission of the Phoenix Police Department is to build and foster strong relationships with the community through our outreach and engagement while adhering to the highest standards and traditions of the Phoenix Police Department.

 

We seek a highly skilled individual to fill the Forensic Science Section Supervisor position and oversee tasks within the Toxicology section at the Phoenix Police Department's Laboratory Services Bureau. The successful candidate will possess specialized knowledge in the principles, analytical procedures, and techniques for analyzing biological specimens for alcohol/volatiles and/or drugs to develop information to assist criminal investigations. The Toxicology Forensic Science Section Supervisor position supervises and manages the activities of the Phoenix Police Department's Forensic Science Laboratory and performs highly specialized forensic science evaluations in the area of Toxicology.

Download flyer for more information.

Posted: 04/12/2024

Phoenix Police Department, Phoenix, AZ

Controlled Substances

Are you ready to make a difference in your community and Rise to Serve? Join us in making a positive impact to ensure safety, uphold justice, and become a proud member of the Phoenix Police Department family! The mission of the Phoenix Police Department is to build and foster strong relationships with the community through outreach and engagement, while adhering to the highest standards and traditions of the Phoenix Police Department.

 

We seek a highly skilled individual to fill the Forensic Science Section Supervisor position and oversee tasks within the Controlled Substances section at the Phoenix Police Department's Laboratory Services Bureau. The successful candidate will possess specialized knowledge in the principles, analytical procedures, and techniques used in the analysis of suspected controlled substances and have extensive experience completing controlled substances casework developing information to assist with criminal investigations. The Controlled Substances Forensic Science Section Supervisor position supervises and manages the activities of the Phoenix Police Department's Forensic Science Laboratory and performs highly specialized forensic science evaluations in the area of Controlled Substances.

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Posted: 04/12/2024

Phoenix Police Department, Phoenix, AZ

Latent Print

Are you ready to make a difference in your community and Rise to Serve? Join us in making a positive impact to ensure safety, uphold justice, and become a proud member of the Phoenix Police Department family! The mission of the Phoenix Police Department is to build and foster strong relationships with the community through outreach and engagement, while adhering to the highest standards and traditions of the Phoenix Police Department.

 

We seek a highly skilled individual to fill the position of Forensic Science Section Supervisor and oversee tasks within the Latent Print section at the Phoenix Police Department's Laboratory Services Bureau. The successful candidate in this section will possess specialized knowledge in the principles, analytical procedures, and techniques used in the analysis and comparison of friction ridge evidence and have extensive experience completing both Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) and comparative casework in support of developing information to assist with criminal investigations.

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Posted: 04/12/2024

Penn State, University Park, PA

 Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor; Forensic DNA/Molecular Biology

The Forensic Science Program offers both undergraduate and graduate (MPS) degrees, is home to a broad range of resident instruction and distance learning offerings and conducts extramurally funded research. The Program seeks a dynamic and innovative individual to instruct and develop courses for undergraduate and graduate students. Forensic DNA/molecular biology expertise preferred.

 

To apply: https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/Penn-State-University-Park/Assistant-Associate-Teaching-Professor_REQ_0000054374

Posted: 04/12/2024

Suffolk County Crime Laboratory, Hauppauge, NY
Forensic Scientist II (Biological Sciences) 

Salary: approx. $86,000, 1 position

The Forensic Scientist will be responsible for the examination of physical evidence, body fluid analysis, performing DNA-STR (autosomal and Y-STR) analysis, interpretation of data with reporting, and testimony as an expert witness at criminal trials. In addition, the duties may include crime scene response.


Applicants should be a currently qualified DNA analyst capable of signing casework reports.


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 FBI Quality Assurance Standards For Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories 2020 (Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Statistics);

  1. At least 4 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/2263spe.html

 

Contact by email: karen.galindo@suffolkcountyny.gov - Karen Galindo, Forensic Scientist IV, Supervisor, Biological Sciences
Suffolk County Crime Laboratory, William J. Lindsay Complex, Building 487, 725 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11787-0099; Phone: 631 853-5585

Deadline: 08/01/2024

Posted: 04/07/2024

Suffolk County Crime Laboratory, Hauppauge, NY
Forensic Scientist I (Biological Sciences)

Salary: approx. $76,000, 2 positions


The Forensic Scientist will be responsible for the examination of physical evidence, body fluid analysis, performing DNA-STR (autosomal and Y-STR) analysis, interpretation of data with reporting, and testimony as an expert witness at criminal trials. In addition, the duties may include crime scene response.


Applicants should be a currently qualified DNA analyst capable of signing casework reports.
 

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 FBI Quality Assurance Standards For Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories 2020 (Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Statistics);
 

  1. At least 2 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 by email: karen.galindo@suffolkcountyny.gov - Karen Galindo, Forensic Scientist IV, Supervisor, Biological Sciences
Suffolk County Crime Laboratory, William J. Lindsay Complex, Building 487, 725 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11787-0099; Phone: 631 853-5585

Deadline: 08/01/2024

Posted: 04/07/2024

Onondaga County Health Department Forensic Laboratories, Syracuse, NY
Firearms Examiner I, II or III
Salary: $63,068-$81,833 DOE
Hours of work: 35 hours per week, Optional 4-Day Work Week Available


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; conducting analysis utilizing 3Dimaging stations such as the National Integrated Ballistics Information Network; preparation and presentations of findings in written reports, serving as an expert witness in court, performing technical review of casework and performing quality control and quality assurance related tasks. All work is performed in accordance with Federal and State accreditation requirements and departmental procedure manuals and guidelines.

Application
Please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcript(s), (P-200), and (P-202): Lauren Pyland, Director of Operations at laurenpyland@ongov.net.


Deadline for applications: May 10, 2024


Official job description, including minimum qualifications, can be found on the Personnel page at Onondaga County Job Descriptions.

Posted: 04/02/2024

Columbia College, Columbia, Missouri 65201, USA

Assistant Professor or Instructor, Forensic Science

Salary: $62000-$66500/year

The Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Columbia College seeks applications for a full-time position in Forensic Science at the Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Instructor (non-tenure track) rank for the Fall 2024 semester (9-month contract).


Qualifications

  • A PhD in Forensic Science or closely related field such as Molecular Biology at time of appointment would qualify the candidate for a tenure-track position, rank based on experience.

  • Completed Columbia College application
     

Columbia College is committed to creating an inclusive employee experience for all regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability. Columbia College is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), the Department of Campus Safety for Columbia College has provided the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report and crime statistics for the main campus and venues nationwide.


Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/8gZEkxCDpgQK2H8yNfrPeg

Posted: 03/15/2024

Charleston County Government, North Charleston, South Carolina

Forensic Biology Technical Leader

The Forensic Biology Technical Leader position at Charleston County Government involves overseeing the technical operations of the forensic biology laboratory. Responsibilities include managing personnel, developing operating budgets, conducting validation studies, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures, and staying informed about advancements in the field. The successful candidate will serve as the chief training officer for laboratory analysts, maintain casework competency, and contribute to CODIS network administration. This role requires problem-solving skills, effective time management, embracing change, and fostering positive relationships within the team and with external stakeholders. A graduate degree in a relevant field, twelve semester hours of coursework in specified areas, and a minimum of three years of experience in an ISO-accredited forensic science laboratory are required.

 

Apply Here: Forensic Biology Technical Leader - Charleston County Government

 

Note: The application deadline is open until filled, with an immediate application review beginning on April 30, 2024.*

Posted: 03/11/2024

Minnesota Public Safety Dept, St. Paul MN

Trainee-Forensic Scientist 1 (Impressions and Materials)

This is a full-time permanent position that will provide evaluation, examination, analysis, and data interpretation for evidence collected from criminal investigations to inform and support the criminal justice system.  These activities will be conducted within the Fire Debris and Trace Materials disciplines, which are a part of the Impressions and Materials Section of the MN Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Forensic Science Services. They include the analysis of fire debris for ignitable liquids and gases and the use of a variety of techniques to visualize, evaluate and compare materials on items of evidence submitted by law enforcement agencies as well as the utilization of applicable databases. These activities will be conducted in adherence to the agency policies and procedures in a manner that embodies the mission, vision, and values of the MN BCA. This position will also participate in the training, evaluation, continuing education, and quality assurance activities needed for the delivery of accurate and reliable results to agency stakeholders, including expert witness testimony.

 

https://careers.mn.gov/psc/mnjob/MNCAREERS/HRCR/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1001&JobOpeningId=73927&PostingSeq=1&

Posted: 03/01/2024

Sacramento County District Attorney's Laboratory of Forensic Services

Firearms Examiners

The Sacramento County District Attorney's Laboratory of Forensic Services is currently looking to hire 1 (maybe 2) experienced firearms examiners.  This position(s) will fill at the Criminalist II, III, or IV position depending on the applicants experience level. This is a limited-continuous filing exam. 

 

Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 3/8/2024, 4/5/2024 (final)

 

Level I - $5,543.64   - $6,737.25/month

Level II - $7,398.50 - $8,992.33/month

Level III - $9215.00 - $11,202.08/month

Level IV - $9688.33 - $11,774.58/month

 

For a detailed job description including benefits and to apply visit:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sacramento/jobs/4246039/criminalist-i-iv-firearms-and-tool-mark-examiner?page=4&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Posted: 02/21/2024

Bowling Green State University, Main Campus (BG), OH

Associate Professor or Professor – Forensic Science

The Forensic Science Program invites applications for a tenured, Associate Professor/Professor position with a start date of 8/12/2024.

For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position visit www.schooljobs.com/careers/bgsuThe search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, complete applications should be provided by 3/01/24. Background check required for employment. 

Posted: 02/17/2024

Posting Instructions

If you have a position in the field of forensic science and would like to have it posted on the NEAFS web site, contact the NEAFS webmasters: publications@neafs.org. 


Please include the following in your submission: position title, location, short description and a direct link to the job posting.  Submitted postings must be 200 words or less, we will not be responsible for editing job postings, please use postings on this page as a guide to formatting.  If there is no deadline given, postings will be removed from the site after three months. 

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