Vermont Forensic Laboratory, Waterbury, VT

Forensic Chemist III (Toxicology)

Professional laboratory work testing blood samples for alcohol and impairing drugs, reviewing current research and literature on drug and alcohol physiology, pharmacology, and analysis methods as well as providing expert opinion on these topics for the Vermont Forensic Laboratory.  This position will be working in the Toxicology section.

Link for position: https://careers.vermont.gov/job/Waterbury-Forensic-Chemist-III-VT-05671/730994700/?locale=en_US

Link for more information: https://humanresources.vermont.gov/classification-position-management/classification/job-specifications?code=140200

Closing date: April 21, 2021.

 

Posted: 04/08/2021

The State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Meriden, CT

Assistant Director of Toxicology, Controlled Substance, and Chemistry

Salary range: $101,066-$137,814/year

The State of ConnecticutDepartment of Emergency Services and Public Protection is seeking an Assistant Director of Toxicology, Controlled Substance, and Chemistry to join our team. This position is housed within the Division of Scientific Services laboratory in Meriden, CT. 

 

The Assistant Director will supervise a staff of approximately 15 forensic examiners in a state-of-the-art facility utilizing LC-MS/MS, Headspace-GC/MS, GC/MS, and SEM/EDS instrumentation. 

 

As a member of the leadership team you will participate in ongoing strategic planning, methods development, validation, and will be responsible for overseeing casework productivity throughout the section. 

 

This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position, with a Monday to Friday schedule. 

 

State of Connecticut employees participate in a competitive benefits plan that includes: 

 

  • Excellent health and dental coverage; 

  • A generous retirement plan; 

  • Paid time off; 

  • A healthy work/life balance! 

 

More information and the application process can be found here.

Closing date: 4/20/2021 at 11:59PM

 

Posted: 04/07/2021

Pennsylvania State Police

Toxicology Forensic Scientist 2

Do you have a passion for forensic science and law enforcement? Are you looking for more than just a job? Then the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) has the perfect position for you as a Toxicology Forensic Scientist 2!

As a Toxicology Forensic Scientist, you will perform qualitative and quantitative analyses on physical evidence assisting PSP in keeping the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania safe for is residents and visitors!

This position required two years of professional laboratory work in chemical, physical or biological analysis/comparison and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, forensic science, or closely related physical/natural science with 16 credits in chemistry.  If you have the drive, education, and experience, apply today!

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabureau/jobs/3030527/toxicology-forensic-scientist-2-forensic-scientist-2?keywords=toxicology&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Closing date (tentatively): 04/15/2021 @11:59PM. 

Posted: 04/05/2021

The State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Meriden, CT

Deputy Director of Forensic Biology and DNA 

Salary range: $140,000* - $160,000/year (*New state employees will start at the minimum)

 

The State of ConnecticutDepartment of Emergency Services and Public Protection is seeking a Deputy Director of Forensic Biology and DNA to join our team! This position is located in the Forensic Biology/DNA laboratory section within the Division of Scientific Services in Meriden, CT. 

 

The Deputy Director manages the staff and operations of the DNA and Forensic Biology units. This position is a full-time, 40 hours per week position with a Monday to Friday schedule. 

 

The Forensic Biology Unit examines evidence collected in numerous crimes around the state of Connecticut. This unit currently prepares all the extraction samples for DNA testing. They will also examine submitted hairs located in a case for a human origin determination and for the presence of an attached tissue fragment. Human hairs with tissue are forwarded to DNA for analysis. 

 

The DNA Unit is comprised of three sub-units. They are the Nuclear, Database, and Mitochondrial DNA Units.

 

State of Connecticut employees participate in a competitive benefits plan that includes: 

  • Excellent health and dental coverage; 

  • A generous retirement plan; 

  • Paid time off; 

  • A healthy work/life balance!

 

More information and the application process can be found here.

Closing date: 4/13/2021 at 11:59PM

 

Posted: 04/05/2021

Columbus Police Crime Laboratory, Columbus, OH

Forensic Scientist II – DNA

Closing Date:  April 15, 2021

For more information visit:

https://agency.governmentjobs.com/columbusoh/job_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3033256&sharedWindow=0

Posted: 04/02/2021

Columbus Police Crime Laboratory, Columbus, OH

Forensic Scientist II – Firearms

Closing Date:  April 15, 2021

 

For more information visit:

https://agency.governmentjobs.com/columbusoh/job_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3033256&sharedWindow=0

Posted: 04/02/2021

Pennsylvania State Police

Toxicology Forensic Scientist

Apply at:  bit.ly/PSP-TFS

Closing date: 04/15/2021

Posted: 04/02/2021

The Maryland State Police Forensic Sciences Division, Hagerstown Lab, Hagerstown, MD

MSP Forensic Scientist II (Contractual Screening Analyst) 

SALARY:  $57, 862 - $92,897/year

This is a FULL TIME CONTRACTUAL POSITION (2080 Hours) located in Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland at the Hagerstown Laboratory.  The main purpose of this position is to perform screening analysis on blood and other physiological fluids for the presence of drugs that may cause impairment.  Assist in validating the new Randox Evidence Investigator screening instrument for blood drug casework, including lab based work and data write-up. 

Link to state job announcement:  https://www.jobapscloud.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=21&R2=000253&R3=0001

Posted: 03/31/2021

Crime Laboratory Division, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Girardeau, MO
Forensic Laboratory Technician I, II, or III

 

This position is responsible for providing direct support to the Criminalists in the laboratory by maintaining laboratory equipment, preparing reagents, and performing quality assurance and quality control functions.  An employee in this position participates in a formal and on-the-job training program.  Work is performed under detailed direction and close supervision.

 

For more information download the job posting or visit: https://statepatrol.dps.mo.gov/

 

Closing date: 4/6/2021

Posted: 03/19/2021

Crime Laboratory Division Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jefferson City, MO

Criminalist I, II, or III (DNA Casework/Screening)

 

This is a position where the employee performs technical work in the scientific analysis of body fluids.  An employee in this position participates in a formal and on-the-job training program.

 

For more information download the job posting or visit: https://statepatrol.dps.mo.gov/

 

Closing date: 4/15/2021

Posted: 03/19/2021

Department of Justice, Madison, WI and Milwaukee, WI

Toxicologist-Entry or Senior

The Department of Justice is searching for talented Toxicologists to work in our Madison and Milwaukee Crime Laboratory. The Division of Forensic Sciences has three ANAB accredited crime laboratories located in Madison, Milwaukee, and Wausau.  The laboratories provide a variety of services to law enforcement agencies, including crime scene response.

 

https://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=103598&jobid=103112&org=455&class=42802&index=true

Posted: 12/24/2020

Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner, Ohio

Forensic Scientist 2 – Firearms and Toolmarks

 

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. 

 

For more information see the attached job description here.

Application
https://www.cuyahogacounty.us/human-resources Or https://ccprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=6K

Posted: 12/08/2020

Washington State Patrol Crime Lab Division – Vancouver, Wa

WSP Forensic Scientist 5 - Materials Analysis #0899

Salary Range: $6,691.00 - $8,782.00 Monthly

 

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) Crime Laboratory Division (CLD) provides forensic science services and training for Washington's criminal justice agencies. The CLD is committed to providing the highest quality forensic services which ultimately enhances public safety and security for the citizens of Washington.

 

A Forensic Scientist 5 directly impacts the mission of the CLD by performing independent, timely and accurate analyses of routine and complex casework, writing opinion reports, testifying to conclusions in courts of law, providing training to criminal justice agencies, and supervising employees. The FS5 also ensures that all applicable quality assurance measures are employed in all aspects of the discipline on an individual, section and laboratory level.

 

In addition to the duties of the Forensic Scientist 3, the supervising forensic scientist is responsible for the compliance to technical and quality manuals, quality assurance, court testimony monitoring, audits, and proficiency testing of the supervised unit.

 

A direct link to the job posting can be found here.

 

Please contact Tracy Moore, (360) 688-6813

Posted: 12/08/2020

West Virginia University

Teaching Assistant Professor 

Department of Forensic & Investigative Science

 

The Department of Forensic & Investigative Science invites applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor position beginning August 2021. This is a 9-month, full-time, non-tenure track position with full benefits and opportunities for promotion. 

 

The successful candidate will (a) teach sections of undergraduate crime scene investigation courses and supervise laboratory sections; (b) teach applied forensic science skills in at least three of the following: firearms/toolmarks and shooting reconstruction, death investigation, expert testimony, latent fingerprints, biological evidence, bloodstain pattern analysis; and (c) develop courses within the candidate’s area of specialization.  

 

The position requires a Master’s degree in forensic science or related field and significant experience, ability for developing/ teaching undergraduate courses in the areas described above, commitment to student-centered learning, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a willingness to use instructional technologies. 


Please visit https://careers.wvu.edu. Upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation that address candidate’s teaching potential (sent to Robin.Bowen@mail.wvu.edu). Review of completed applications will continue until the position is filled. WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Posted: 11/14/2020

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