VCU Department of Forensic Science

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Firearms Analysts/NY-2 Positions

An alumni of the Forensic program at VCU wants to get word out that her lab, the New York State Police Forensic Investigation Center is hiring for 2 Firearms Analysts! Below is the link to the job posting if anybody is looking for a job!

Forensic Scientist 1

We have released an open competitive announcement for a grant funded, non-classified, non-benefited Forensic Scientist 1.  Would you please share this with your students, colleagues, and post on all job boards? If you are interested in applying, or know someone who might be, please Click Here to view the details, apply, and take the on-line test no […]

Chemistry Tech-RVA

COMING SOON: Entry level poiotion with VCU Environmental Health and Safety in the Unit of Safety Risk Management. If you’re interested, reach out to Daniel Munoz at

Morgue Security Officer-VA

Lab Assistant

Laboratory AssistantThe responsibilities of the Laboratory Assistant include general laboratory stocking anddaily upkeep through various support tasks. They are also responsible for assistingForensic DNA Analysts and Technologists with tasks in the laboratory and providingadministrative support.Responsibilities may includes:• Stock laboratory with reagents and consumables, ensure adequate stock levels• Aliquot reagents• Clean and/or UV cross-link labware• Assist […]

Evidence Technologist-VA

Evidence TechnologistBode Technology, the leading provider of forensic DNA services, is seeking entry-levelevidence technologists to join our growing team at the Lorton, VA laboratory. Theevidence technologist positions support all areas of forensic operations includingcasework, databasing, and human identification. If you have the energy and drive forthis position, we would love to hear from you.DescriptionThe role […]

DNA Forensic Technologist-VA

We welcome all qualified internal and external candidates. Please apply bysubmitting your resume to You may also check out our postingsand apply on DNA TechnologistBode Technology, the leading provider of forensic DNA services, is seeking entry-leveltechnologists to join our growing team at the Lorton, VA laboratory. The technologistpositions support all areas of forensic […]

Forensic Scientist/Blood Alcohol-RVA

The Virginia Department of Forensic Science is seeking a Forensic Scientist in the BreathAlcohol Section. Duties for this grant-funded position include training law enforcement,maintenance and repair of evidential instrumentation, expert witness testimony, andresearch. The Breath Alcohol Section provides training for approximately 5,000 lawenforcement personnel regarding proper use of the Commonwealth’s evidential instrument,the Intox EC/IR II. […]

Adult and Juvenile Osteology Research Workshops

Our 4-week long (each) intensive training programs, respectively the Adult Osteology Research Workshop and the Juvenile Osteology Research Workshop will train students, both undergraduate and graduate, to conduct osteological analyses and frame appropriate research questions. The combination of an exceptionally rich and well preserved skeletal research collection, the intensive hands-on laboratory training, and relatively small […]

Forensic Scientist I/Toxicology-MA

Through a formal training program, incumbents:Complete comprehensive training in current methods and techniques used to conduct chemical and biological laboratory or on-site tests including, but not limited to, analyzing biological specimens and organic and inorganic substances; preparing solutions to be used in testing; and operating laboratory equipment. Develop proficiency in applying established protocols and procedures […]

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