Criminalist II (Firearms and Tool Marks Examination)
Under administrative direction, the purpose of the position is to prepare and analyze chemical and evidentiary samples in criminal identification and investigations in the Crime Laboratory of the Broward Sheriff's Office. As an ASCLD/LAB-International accredited laboratory, employees must adhere to accreditation standards encompassing extensive case documentation, validation of procedures, technical and administrative review of reports and case notes, etc. In addition, employees are required to participate in external proficiency testing, courtroom testimony monitoring, continued technical training, quality audits, and accreditation inspections by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors – Laboratory Accreditation Board. Employees function in a journey level status performing moderately complex casework under the supervision of the Technical Leader/Unit Manager. Position is responsible for the formal reporting of and testifying to the findings of such analysis. Performs related work as directed.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in the natural or physical sciences, forensic science, criminalistics, criminology, or a closely related field.
Successful completion of coursework in natural/physical science per the Scientific Workgroup on Firearms and Tool Marks (SWGGUN), or NIST equivalent, to include General Chemistry.
Demonstrated experience involving the examination and testing of firearms, the comparison of fired cartridge components, serial number restoration, tool mark examinations, distance determination, and shoe and tire examination.
BSO employees must demonstrate completion of the in-house training program as a Criminalist I that incorporates progressively responsible journey level experience in area of assignment.
External applicants must demonstrate two (2) years journey level experience in firearms and tool mark examination, with exposure to the administrative aspects of the work.
An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered. Such experience must be clearly documented for consideration.
Unofficial college transcripts are required at the time of application and must be attached to your on-line application by 4:30 PM on the closing date.
Closing Date: Friday, April 1, 2017
Please apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/browardsheriff.
VACANCY NOTICE: DIRECTOR OF FORENSIC LABORATORY-CPS Erie County New York State
Starting Annual Salary: $65,004
The work involves responsibility directing the overall operations of the Forensic Laboratory. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring analytical, photographic, and related services are provided to user agencies in a timely, accurate and meaningful manner, in order to assist with medical, law enforcement and medico-legal investigations in accordance with sound laboratory practices, accepted clinical and forensic procedures, and established municipal policies. Supervision is exercised over professional, technical and clerical personnel. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
Directs the day-to-day operations of the County forensic laboratory;
Acts as an expert witness for the prosecution in court;
Directs research projects and investigations;
Selects and maintains scientific equipment and instruments, calibrates measuring devices, prepares standard solutions;
Maintains liaison with scientific divisions of other laboratories and agencies;
Performs laboratory examinations on physical evidence submitted to the laboratory by investigational units, obtains physical evidence at crime scenes;
Performs chemical and physical analysis of evidence in cases involving arson, narcotics, drugs, pharmaceuticals, alcoholic beverages, ballistics, etc.;
Maintains security of physical evidence for court action;
Trains detectives in handling and submitting evidence.
A.) Graduation from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in a natural science, a forensic science, an engineering science, toxicology, or criminalistics, including or supplemented by at least twelve (12) credit hours in chemistry at the graduate or undergraduate level, and five (5) years of full-time or its part- time equivalent experience in a forensic laboratory conducting analysis in a forensic discipline, two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory or managerial position; or
B.) Graduation from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in a natural science, a forensic science, an engineering science, toxicology, or criminalistics, including or supplemented by at least twelve (12) credit hours in chemistry, and six (6) years of full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in a forensic laboratory conducting analysis in a forensic discipline, two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory or managerial position; or
C.) An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A), and (B) above.
NOTE 1: Additional continuing education and training may be required as condition of employment, including training courses in management and administration.
NOTE 2: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements.
Competitive benefits package includes comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage and NYS retirement.
If interested and have experience as listed above, please forward resume by March 31, 2017 to:
Mr. James Jancewicz, Commissioner Central Police Services, Erie County,
45 Elm Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
or by email to
Only those whose resumes are being considered will be contacted.
Erie County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Broward Sheriff's Office: Criminalist II (DNA) – Grant
Under administrative direction, the purpose of the position is to prepare and analyze chemical and evidentiary samples in criminal identification and investigations in the Crime Laboratory of the Broward Sheriff's Office. As an American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors – Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB -International) accredited laboratory, employees in this position must adhere to accreditation standards encompassing extensive case documentation, validation of procedures, technical and administrative review of reports and case notes, etc. In addition, employees are required to participate in external proficiency testing, courtroom testimony monitoring, continued technical training, quality audits, and accreditation inspections by ASCLD/LAB -International. Employees function in a journey level status performing moderately complex casework under the supervision of the Technical Leader/Unit Manager. Position is responsible for the formal reporting of and testifying to the findings of such analysis. Performs related work as directed.
1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in the natural or physical sciences, forensic science, criminalistics, criminology, or closely related field.
2. Successful completion of coursework in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics and Statistics per the FBI Quality Assurance Standards (QAS), or NIST equivalent, to include Organic Chemistry.
3. Demonstrated experience involving the examination of forensic evidence for the indication or presence of biological materials including blood and semen.
4. BSO employees must demonstrate completion of the in-house training program as a Criminalist I, as determined by Crime Lab Command, that incorporates progressively responsible journey level experience in area of assignment.
5. External applicants must demonstrate two (2) years journey level experience in forensic science, to include DNA analysis, with exposure to the administrative aspects of the work.
6. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered. Such experience must be clearly documented for consideration.
SPECIFICS Unofficial college transcripts are required at time of application and must be received by on the closing date.This is a grant funded employment contract position. Continued employment is contingent upon the continued receipt of adequate grant funding. Selected candidates will be contract employees with the terms and conditions of such employment set forth in a contract between BSO and the selected candidates. Contract employees will not be entitled to the same rights and benefits as permanent employees. BSO shall have the right to modify pay or benefits at any time due to the increased benefit costs, budgetary or grant funding reductions or other fiscal problems/restraints. In addition, the contract can be terminated at any time for any reason.
Please apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES: CRIMINALIST
SALARY: $5,492.64 - $6,823.36 Monthly
$65,911.68 - $81,880.32 Annually
OPENING DATE: 03/03/17
Performs physical and chemical analyses required in forensic investigations.
Positions allocable to this entry level class typically report to a Supervising Criminalist and work under
close supervision and guidance in each section of a forensic science or criminalistics laboratory,
receiving work of a progressively responsible nature and of broadening scope as capability develops and
complete familiarity with all phases of laboratory analysicharacterized by their participation in an extensive, mandatory in-service training program designed to
teach the techniques and procedures used in forensic science or criminalistic laboratories and through
on-the-job training, prepare incumbents for higher level criminalistic positions. Incumbents are required
to respond to crime scenes at any time during their assigned shift, as well as during off duty hours, and
will be required to testify in court regarding their analyses. s is gained. Incumbents in this class are
characterized by their participation in an extensive, mandatory in-service training program designed to
teach the techniques and procedures used in forensic science or criminalistic laboratories and through
on-the-job training, prepare incumbents for higher level criminalistic positions. Incumbents are required
to respond to crime scenes at any time during their assigned shift, as well as during off duty hours, and
will be required to testify in court regarding their analyses.
A Bachelor's degree* from an accredited college with specialization in criminalistics, biology, chemistry,
biochemistry, or a closely related scientific field, including at least eight semester hours of general
chemistry and three semester hours of quantitative analysis
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
Join Peel Regional Police – one of Canada’s most progressive police services.
Our Forensic Identification Services Bureau seeks the expertise of an Analyst – Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) with proven knowledge of friction ridge science, photography and image clarification, and legislation related to the use of fingerprints. Your primary responsibilities as a fingerprint expert will be the analysis, comparison, evaluation, identification and verification of friction ridge detail.
More specifically, as an AFIS Analyst, you will:
• Analyze latent crime scene friction ridge submissions for the purpose of establishing anatomical origin and suitability for entry onto the Automated Fingerprint Identification System; enter, classify and encode suitable latent fingerprints onto AFIS in accordance with system guidelines and policies established by the RCMP.
• Determine appropriate demographic and geographic filters prior to searching fingerprints; launch searches of latent fingerprints and tenprints and subsequently compare respondents generated by the AFIS system for the purpose of identifying the offender(s); conduct periodic tests on the AFIS system to ensure efficiency.
• Maintain records and submit reports internally and to the RCMP.
• Participate in user group meetings and discussions in relation to advanced technologies and methodologies.
• Manually compare the finger and palm prints of known suspects to the friction ridge detail found or developed in relation to crime scenes; verify the findings of other fingerprints experts; participate in court preparation and provide expert testimony, as required.
• Perform quality analysis on criminal fingerprints forms and application fingerprint forms for the purpose of ensuring that the appropriate fingers were properly oriented; enter, classify and encode these impressions onto the AFIS system in accordance with guidelines established by the RCMP.
• Provide training to Forensic Identification Services, and Ontario Police College personnel, and develop training material.
• Provide photography and image clarifications for a greater range of available strategies.
• Provide disclosure, prepare material, and testify in court when required.
• Perform additional duties, as assigned.
In the role of AFIS Analyst, you will apply the following education, experience and skills:
• A community college diploma or university degree in Criminology or equivalent, RCMP Certification preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• A minimum of three (3) years’ directly related experience.
• Demonstrated advanced knowledge of related computer applications pertinent to the function.
• Demonstrated advanced knowledge of friction ridge science.
• Demonstrated knowledge of photography and image clarification.
• Demonstrated knowledge in relation to legislation concerning the authorized use of fingerprints.
• Attention to detail.
• Demonstrated organizational, analytical, research and problem-solving skills.
• Effective oral communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to complete the following test successfully: Technical Skills Assessment.
The annual salary range for this regular, full-time position is $68,940 to $111,474.
Our Vision: A Safer Community Together
Peel Regional Police, the second largest municipal police service in Ontario, polices the cities of Mississauga and Brampton (population 1,333,000) and serves the 41 million travellers who pass through Pearson International Airport annually.
Peel Regional Police is acknowledged as one of Canada’s most progressive police services. A proactive approach to problem-solving, a dedication to professional excellence and a reputation for making the community a better place in which to live and work – these are the hallmarks of Peel Regional Police.
Qualified persons should apply online at www.peelpolice.ca, referencing Job ID #301715, by Friday, March 10, 2017. No agency contact and/or referrals, please.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI): Forensic Biologist (Crime Lab Scientist)
Under supervision perform analytical procedures related to DNA analysis of biological samples for the GBI Crime Lab. Performs DNA analyses of physiological fluids for the purpose of identification and individualization. The type of material typically examined includes, but is not limited to semen and saliva collected at crime scenes or from articles of physical evidence.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university w/a major in biology or chemistry that included the successful completion of 40 semester hours (or 60 quarter hours) of related major course work. Major course work must include the successful completion of nine cumulative semester hours (or equivalent quarter hours) in the following required subject areas: Biochemistry, Genetics, and Molecular Biology.
TO APPLY APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT:
(2) STATE OF GEORGIA APPLICATIONS AND (2) COPIES OF COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS (unofficial or official are accepted)
TO: Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Attn: Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 370808
Decatur, GA 30037-0808
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES: CORONER INVESTIGATOR TRAINEE
SALARY: $56,851.68 - $74,565.84 Annually OPENING DATE: 02/17/17 CLOSING DATE: 03/01/17 05:00 PM
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://hr.lacounty.gov Position #R1636I
Positions allocable to this trainee class participate in a formal coroner's investigative training program under the administrative and technical supervision of a Supervising Coroner's Investigator I and receives technical direction from a Coroner's Investigator. Incumbents receive on the job training and instruction in the following areas: investigating deaths, securing investigative information related to deaths, identification of decedents, and notification of legal next of kin; providing information to various agencies and securing information from governmental and private agencies, mortuary and field investigations, and obtaining information from physicians and nurses and relating that information to the death investigation. Incumbents must exercise a basic knowledge of medical and legal terminology, the department's operational policies and procedures, and investigative procedures and techniques and have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, with a wide variety of individuals in order to investigate the circumstances, manner, and cause of death and write reports of investigative findings. This class requires frequent lifting and moving of heavy equipment and decedents and occasionally demands extraordinary physical activity while working.
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES: Physician Specialist (Pathology - Forensic Specialty)
SALARY: S 17,607 - 22,305 monthly OPENING DATE: 06/02/16
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://hr.lacounty.gov Position R5476A
Positions allocable to this class report to a Chief Physician and provide specialized medical services which requires completion of an approved residency in Forensic Pathology. The Physician Specialist, M.D. performs the full range of professional level work including autopsy procedures, determining cause of death, assessing signs of illness or injury, reviewing laboratory and radiological data, and directing forensic technicians in autopsy procedures. The position is responsible for training and/or assisting in the training of physicians assigned to residency or fellowship programs.Incumbents are required to exercise knowledge of departmental policies and procedures and to actively demonstrate skills typically associated with Forensic Pathology.
County of Los Angeles: Chief Forensic Laboratories
Salary: $120455.28 - 182318.88 annually
Applications may be filed online at http://hr.lacounty.gov Position number:R4358A
The one position allocable to this class reports to the Chief Medical Examiner-Coroner and is responsible for providing technical and administrative direction, through subordinate supervisors, to personnel in the Forensic Science Laboratory engaged in receiving, processing, analyzing, and interpreting of evidence. The incumbent of this position must exercise knowledge of supervisory, organizational, and administrative principles, operations, forecasting and planning, budget development and administration, and personnel and employee relations principles in order to plan, organize, and direct the operations of the division. This position also requires that the incumbent be thoroughly familiar with sections of the Government Code pertaining to the Coroner's responsibilities and those provisions of the California Penal Code and the laws governing the rules of evidence sufficient to provide technical direction to subordinates.
Department: Mitotyping Technologies a division of Health Network Laboratories
Job Title: Forensic DNA Analyst
Location: State College, PA
Mitotyping Technologies (MT) is seeking applicants for the position of Forensic DNA Analyst to work in our expanding Forensics Division. Our laboratories were established to provide accurate, reliable, affordable and confidential DNA analysis of human biological samples. MT-FIL is a Division of Health Network Laboratories.
Duties include but are not limited to: Accessioning of forensic evidence, screening for the presence of blood and semen, extraction, quantitation, amplification, loading genetic analyzers (310, 3130 and 3500xL), statistical analysis, reporting, expert witness testimony, quality control of reagents, instrument maintenance, validation studies and administrative support to the forensic team.
Minimum educational requirements include a BA or BS degree in biology, chemistry, forensic science, or related area. Qualified candidates must meet the FBI’s Quality Assurance Standards for a technical analyst/examiner (Standard 5.4) with successful completion of coursework in Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology, and Statistics and/or Population Genetics.
Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 3 years of experience within an ASCLD/LAB/ANAB accredited laboratory, including all aspects of routine STR casework processing.
HNL proudly offers its eligible employees a very comprehensive medical, dental and vision package as well as group term life insurance, paid holidays, personal time off and paid sick time. To help employees prepare for retirement HNL also has a full range of options including pension and 401(k) savings plans.
Please apply online at www.healthnetworklabs.com or send resume to
Department of Statistics at Iowa State University located in Ames, Iowa
The Department of Statistics at Iowa State University located in Ames, Iowa is seeking candidates for two positions at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The highly ranked doctoral program in Statistics at Iowa State University currently has approximately 140 graduate students, 100 undergraduate majors, 38 faculty, and produces 15 Ph.D. graduates annually. These appointments will be affiliated with the Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence (CSAFE), a nationally recognized center including 4 universities, over 60 researches, research institutes, and national practitioners, is coordinated by Iowa State University. The interdisciplinary team works on building a statistically sound and scientifically solid foundation for interpretation of pattern and digital evidence. Additionally, the center provides education and training in these new methods.
Duties of a successful candidate will include maintaining a vigorous research program in the field of forensics statistics, undergraduate and graduate level teaching, graduate student advising, and professional and institutional service. This position is tenure-eligible. Requirements include a Ph.D. in statistics, exceptional research record as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications, and documented teaching experience.
More information can be found at http://forensic.stat.iastate.edu/. To apply, please visit https://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/23939. The closing date for these positions is February 15, 2017.
Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Forensic Sciences
Ohio Northern University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Biological Sciences - Forensic Sciences at the rank of Assistant Professor. Position includes instruction of forensic courses to forensic biology majors, molecular biology majors, and criminal justice option students, and introductory biology students. Demonstrated potential for undergraduate teaching, along with conducting research involving undergraduates, faculty and staff. The successful candidate will teach courses in forensic science and assist in teaching introductory biology classes. They will mentor and include students in their personal research program, as well as guide them in student research. The candidate is required to develop new internship associations and monitor students during their senior capstone. Academic advising and participation in faculty governance is expected. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level and research experience with undergraduates. The minimum requirements include a Master’s degree in forensic science and research experience in a field of forensic science. Apply to - https://jobs.onu.edu/postings/4646. Review of applications will commence on January 30, 2017; however, this position will remain open until filled.
Massachusetts State Police Crime Lab
Trace Evidence Supervisor
Salary 62,601.24 - 88,614.24 yearly
Alameda County, Oakland
Supervising DNA Criminalist - Recruitment #16-8528-01
Salary: $51.02 - $62.03/hour; $106,121.60 - $129,022.40/year
The Supervising DNA Criminalist will assist the Crime Laboratory Director in the supervision of Criminalists and other laboratory personnel; perform technical laboratory analysis of physical evidence of crime; testify in court as an expert witness; and do related work as required. The Supervising DNA Criminalist is responsible for scheduling, assigning and evaluating personnel and the work of the crime laboratory. The incumbent may personally handle the more complex laboratory problems. This position is distinguished from the Supervising Criminalist position in that the primary responsibility of the Supervising DNA Criminalist is supervision of the DNA Unit within the Criminalistics Laboratory. This position will report to the Crime Laboratory Director and may act for the Director during the Director’s absence.
For more information please visit: https://www.jobaps.com/Alameda/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=16&R2=8528&R3=01.
To view the full job description for this position, please click HERE.
Closing date: January 13, 2017
Broward Sheriff's Office Crime Laboratory, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Crime Lab Technical Analyst (Firearms and Toolmarks Examination)
Salary $65,515 - $106,717 (Salary Plan 0180/112)
Under administrative direction, the purpose of the position is to manage the technical operations within the Crime Lab of the Broward Sheriff's Office. Position is responsible for problem solving crime lab analytical methods. Position validates new analytical procedures, oversees training, quality control and safety programs within the lab. As an ASCLD/LAB - International accredited laboratory under the management of the Crime Lab Director, position must adhere to accreditation standards encompassing extensive case documentation, validation of procedures, technical and administrative review of reports and case notes. Employees in this classification are required to manage and participate in proficiency testing, courtroom testimony monitoring, continued technical training, quality audits, and accreditation inspections by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD) accreditation of the Crime Laboratory. Employees perform specialized technical and scientific work in the application of advanced laboratory techniques in one (1) or more assigned areas of analysis. Position is responsible for formal reporting and testifying to findings of such analysis. Performs related work as directed. Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation. Tasks are performed in a laboratory/forensics analysis environment where proper provisions are in place in terms of employee security and protection. Due to the nature and location of the work environment, tasks include potential for intermittent exposure to disagreeable elements consistent with routine conditions in a laboratory/forensics analysis environment.
1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university to include successful completion of natural/physical science based coursework; per the Scientific Working Group on Firearms and Toolmark (SWGGUN) to include General Chemistry. Preference will be given to candidates with a Master's degree. 2. A minimum of four (4) years progressively skilled experience in firearms and tool mark examination. 3. Must maintain certification by the American Board of Criminalistics. 4. Must be certified as an ASCLD/LAB-International Technical Assessor (certification must be maintained as a condition for continued employment). 5. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may substitute for requirements noted. Such education, training and/or experience must be clearly documented. Such experience must be clearly stated on the application.
Closing Date: Friday, December 16, 2016
Please apply online at www.sheriff.org. A resume may be attached to your completed online application. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Applications must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on the closing date.
Applicants who qualify will be subject to an extensive selection process and screening program, which may include, but not be limited to evaluation of training and experience; written test; computer based test; interview; polygraph examination; psychological evaluation; employment record, fingerprint and background check; medical examination; and drug screen. The expected duration of the selection process varies by position and could last 8 to 10 weeks. Reapplication will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
GE Healthcare HID Applications Scientist
The GE Healthcare HID Applications Scientist is responsible for providing technical leadership throughout the entire sales process by sharing technical product information, developing solutions to meet customer needs, and demonstration of the full range of Forensics & HID products and services. This person is typically an experienced forensic scientist with business and laboratory experience. In this job you will work from home and travel to company and customer sites.
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, forensic science, or other life science. Strong technical background in forensic DNA analysis. 3-5 years of experience as a qualified examiner in an accredited forensic lab. Experience providing technical support for Biology/DNA products used in forensic labs. Willingness to travel 50% of the time. Some global travel is required (approximately 10% of the total travel).
To be considered, please apply online at:
Multiple Forensics, Laboratory, and Technician Opportunities in the Metro DC Area and OCONUS
Do you have an interest and the experience to support requirements for the development, testing, analysis, evaluation, research and development, and capability training focused on targeting, detecting, collecting and analyzing CBRN materials; providing technical support for the maintenance of facility environmental/mechanical systems and laboratory equipment; operating, maintaining and performing sample analysis with laboratory instrumentation, tools and techniques on potential microbial or biological threat DNA samples; performing independent routine / technical forensic examinations of evidence through the processing of materials for latent prints; or operating, maintaining and performing technical nuclear forensics analyses using applicable laboratory instrumentation, tools, and techniques on radiological and/or nuclear materials?
Do you have an active Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance?
If your answer is yes, ORAU has multiple job opportunities and we want you to apply:
- Associate Chemist
- Associate Chemist - Radiological/Nuclear
- Associate DNA Analyst
- Associate Latent Print Examiner
- Associate Microbiologist
- Intelligence Production and Reporting Specialist
- Principal Chemist
- Principal DNA Analyst
- Principal Latent Print Examiner
- Principal Microbiologist
- Project Manager
- Quality Assurance Officer 2
- Senior Chemist
- Senior DNA Analyst
- Senior LP Examiner
- Senior Microbiologist
- Staff Chemist
- Staff Chemist – Radiological/Nuclear
- Staff Latent Print Examiner
- Staff Microbiologist
Visit the ORAU Career Center to read the full description for the positions in which you have an interest and to apply online. Please direct all questions about these positions to .
Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry
The Department of Chemistry at Middle Tennessee State University invites applications for a full time, tenure-track faculty position (#103250) in forensic chemistry at the assistant/associate professor rank. Start date for this position is August 1, 2017. Application can be submitted at https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu.
The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and effective teacher who is expected to develop a vigorous, externally-funded, nationally-recognized research program, involving both undergraduate and graduate students, that contributes to the existing interdisciplinary B.S. program in Forensic Science.
This program, approved in 2010, is jointly offered by the Departments of Biology, Chemistry and Criminal Justice Administration. It has access to MTSU’s Guy James Farm for forensic research and benefits from strong partnerships with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
The Department of Chemistry (http://www.mtsu.edu/chemistry) has 33 full-time faculty members, 3 office staff, a stockroom manager/safety officer, and an instrument technician. The Department offers B.S. degrees in ACS accredited Chemistry, ASBMB accredited Biochemistry, as well as General Science with numerous pre-professional and pre-licensure (for teaching) concentrations. In Fall 2015 there were over 350 undergraduate Biochemistry and Chemistry majors in the department. The Department also offers a broad M.S. degree in Chemistry and participates with other departments in three interdisciplinary PhD programs: Computational Science, Molecular Biosciences, and Mathematics & Science Education. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to one of these PhD programs.
MTSU is a mid-sized, regional, comprehensive University located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, just over 30 miles southeast of Nashville. MTSU’s 38 academic departments offer undergraduate degrees in 68 areas of study, master’s degrees in 38 areas, and doctoral degrees in eight fields. In August 2014, MTSU opened a brand new 252,000 square foot, state-of-the-art science building that is home to the Departments of Biology and Chemistry.
San Jose State University’s Department of Justice Studies, San Jose, CA
Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure Track) Forensic Science
Required: A doctorate in a related field. Candidates from a variety of fields—Criminalistics, Forensic Psychology, Forensic Pathology, Odontology, Biometrics, Forensic Anthropology, Forensic Toxicology, History of Criminalistics, Conviction Integrity, Human Rights Reporting, etc.—are encouraged to apply. Active research agenda in forensic science with strong potential for publications and funded research. Commitment to teaching excellence with technology integrated into teaching; ability to teach online classes. Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.
Preferred: Strong record of teaching excellence. A global or international perspective in teaching and research. Research and teaching that can enhance existing department emphases in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, Human Rights, or Digital Forensics.
For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by December 9, 2016 to apply.interfolio.com/38426. Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence. Starting Date: August 21, 2017.
Orau, Ft Gillem, GA
Laboratory Manager/Theater Liaison Reference # 01365
Forensic Chemist 2 Reference # 01373
Forensic Examiner Latent Print 3 Reference # 01374
Forensic Examiner Latent Print 1 Reference # 01375
Forensic Examiner DNA 1 Reference # 01376
Forensic Examiner DNA 3 Reference # 01377
Forensic Examiner Firearms & Tool Marks Reference # 01378
Visit www.orau.org/careers to apply through the preferred process. If you have any questions please email .
Updated 02/21/17 Orginally Posted: 10/14/16
Production Scientist – Genetic Identity
As a Production Scientist on our Genetic Identity Bulk Production Team, you will be manufacturing reagents for distribution to our customers. Individuals in this position are responsible for maintaining reagent inventory of both legacy and new products and participating in various process improvement and technical support projects.
Successful candidates will have: BS degree, or equivalent, in scientific discipline with 6+ years postgraduate lab experience; experience as a Forensic or DNA Analyst; experience with PCR with a proven ability to follow contamination controls; experience with nucleic acid purification and quantitation; experience with laboratory equipment related to amplification and capillary electrophoresis such as AB9700, AB3130 or AB3500; experience with manufacturing processes and working knowledge of highly regulated environments such as ISO13485 and cGMP and proficient computer skills for the collection and analysis of experimental data.
Please follow the link below to apply. Only applications received through our website will be considered.
Washburn University's Biology Department, Topeka, KS
Tenure Track: Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology (Forensic Biologist)
Washburn University's Biology Department invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track faculty position (Assistant or Associate Professor rank) in Biology (Forensic Biologist) beginning August 2017. Appointment at either the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor will depend upon qualifications and experience. Successful candidates will be committed to providing a quality undergraduate education.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. (ABD Considered) in Biology or closely related field, OR Master’s in Forensic Biology, OR Master’s in Forensic Science, OR Master’s in Biology with 4 years of professional forensic experience. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Biology or closely related field. Demonstrated teaching excellence at the university level, preferably with forensic biology teaching experience; and research in a field of forensic biology.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Will teach courses in Introductory Biology, Introductory Forensic Biology, General Cellular Biology, General Genetics, and/or Molecular Biology, and develop forensic course(s) in area of expertise. Must establish a successful research program involving undergraduate students, collaborating with scientists at the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and/or other forensic laboratories as part of Washburn’s Forensic Programs, and mentoring of students interested in pursuing careers in forensics. Salary: Competitive salary and commensurate with education and experience.
The Biology Department supports the Chemistry Department’s B.S. in Forensic Chemical Science Degree Program, instituted 13 years ago, by offering at least six courses. Furthermore, the Biology Department supports new forensic programs in the areas of forensic anthropology and forensic investigations. A new state-of-the-art Kansas Bureau of Investigation Laboratory building on Washburn’s campus opened in November 2015 and is bolstering the existing and newly formed forensic programs. In addition to classroom space, Washburn students and faculty have dedicated laboratory facilities in the new building for forensic biology, as well as for forensic chemistry, forensic anthropology, digital forensics, and criminal justice. Exciting opportunities for collaboration with KBI forensic scientists and Washburn science faculty exist.
Screening of applications begins December 1, 2016 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Please send the following: a letter of application (specify rank), current CV, teaching philosophy statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations, awards, etc.), an outline and description of research plans in forensic biology – especially those that would involve undergraduates, undergrad/grad transcripts, and the names and contact information of three professional references to 3 current letters of reference to Forensic Biology Search Committee, Biology Department, Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave., Topeka, KS 66621 or electronically (as a single PDF file) to (use FORENSIC BIOLOGIST in the email Subject Line). The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire. Washburn University is an EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. For more information please visit: http://www.washburn.edu/faculty-staff/human-resources/faculty-vacancies/asst-assoc-professor-forensic-biology.html
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