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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 later than 12/3/21.

In order to be considered for this position, you must meet the minimum qualifications for the position of a Forensic Scientist 1:

A Forensic Scientist 1 must hold a baccalaureate, masters, or doctoral degree in a physical or biological science from an accredited U.S. or Canadian institution. Acceptable institutions are those accredited by or those which have pertinent educational programs accredited by commissions or agencies recognized by the U.S. Office of Education. Applicants with education obtained at a foreign institution must, at their expense, have credentials evaluated by Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc., Milwaukee, WI; International Education Research Foundation, Inc., Culver City, CA; or World Education Services, Inc., New York, NY. Reports must be sent directly to ISP Human Resources by the evaluating organization.

  • The education of each employee shall be verified prior to being hired by Forensic Services
  •  A copy of the college transcript (including specific required coursework) and proof of graduation for all personnel with education requirements listed must be provided to ISPFS. Successful completion of a course means a college or university defined passing grade
  • Must have successfully completed a minimum of seventeen (17) semester (or 26 quarter) units of college level chemistry course work. Chemistry coursework must include laboratory and cover general chemistry, organic chemistry and quantitative/instrumental analysis (coursework hours as required/stipulated by the current ISPFS Quality Manual)      

Please apply online prior to the deadline. 

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