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Oak Ridge Institute Virtual Career Fair

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) will be hosting a virtual career fair for students and alumni on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm.See the preview link below, which has further details about the opportunities they have available. Attendees are encouraged to register through Handshake. If students wish to work on their resumes […]

Criminalist I (DNA Casework/Screening)-MO

Under close supervision an employee:Regularly prepared chemicals used in the laboratory.Performs quality control checks on critical equipment and reagents used in the laboratory.Participates in on the job training in examining and analyzing criminal evidence for the presence of body fluidsamples (e.g., blood, semen, vaginal secretions).Regularly examines forensic evidence that may be soil laden, maggot infested, […]

Criminalist I, II, or III-MO

CLOSING SEPTEMBER 9 POSITION SUMMARY: This is a position where the employee performs technical work in the scientificanalysis of body fluids. An employee in this position participates in a formal and on-the-job-training program.Work is performed under immediate supervision. QUALIFICATIONS: Criminalist I: Possess a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) or an advanced degreefrom an accredited college […]

DNA Validation and Training Specialist-Vegas

Incumbents perform a variety of scientific laboratory examinations and analyses on physical evidence in a discipline of the Forensic Laboratory, interpret test results, formulate conclusions, and prepare reports. Incumbents also provide scientific assistance to external parties and testify in court as an expert witness. ***The job duties of this position will require the candidate to […]

Forensic Scientist I-ND

A Forensic Scientist I position is currently open in the DNA Unit within the ND Office of Attorney General – Crime Laboratory Division. nder direction, the work of the Forensic Scientist I (DNA Unit) will involve the scientific examination, testing, and analysis if genetic material on forensic evidence by employing scientifically validated methods for body […]

Two Positions-FL

The Biological Processing Laboratory (BPL) in Boca Raton, Florida has two job openings. One for a Laboratory Supervisor & Technical Leader and the other for a Screening Analyst. The link for the supervisor position is here: The link for the screener position is here: The BPL, which is part of the Boca Raton Police Services Department, screens criminal cases […]

Forensic Scientist II/DNA-CO

The Denver Police Department Crime Laboratory is hiring for multiple Forensic Scientist II positions (experienced level). This position performs forensic casework on evidentiary materials, including the evaluation and testing of evidence, DNA analysis, interpretation of analytical results, preparation of case reports, and expert witness testimony in courts of law.  This individual will serve as a […]


CLOSING 9/8/21 Position Information Under immediate supervision, performs professional laboratory analysis of physical evidence in a general or specialized field of Criminalistics; and performs related work as required. This is an Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment being conducted to fill a DNA Criminalist vacancy at the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office in the Forensic Crime […]

DNA Analyst/Criminalist-SC

CLOSING DATE 9/7/21 The S.C. Law Enforcement Division is searching to fill 9 DNA Analyst/Criminalist positions in our Forensic Services – DNA Casework Department. The candidates must have a bachelor’s degree, integrity, and a basic understanding of scientific principles involved in DNA and Serology analysis.General Responsibility:Serve as a DNA Analyst/Criminalist in SLED’s Forensic Services-DNA Casework […]

Forensic Biologist II – NY

Additional information from a VCU alum who works at this lab: There is no civil service exam for this position.  The interview process replaces that so don’t be discouraged if the position can’t be found on the county’s examination page. At least one year of experience is required if the student ALSO has a MS, […]

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