Southwestern Association of Forensic Scientists
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Position Job Description/ Contact Date Posted
Laboratory Director Laboratory Director
Austin Police Department
NOTE: Deadline extended to 08/11/2017

Under minimal direction, plans, develops, implements, and oversees all functions of the Forensic Science Laboratory, including the Evidence Section, of the Austin Police Department.
 
Posted: 07/24/2017
Latent Print Laboratory Director Latent Print Laboratory Director
New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services

Under the direction of the Director of Identification Operations, the Latent Print Laboratory Director will direct and manage the activities of the Latent Print Laboratory. The incumbent will have direct responsibility for the daily operations of the Latent Print Laboratory. The incumbent will also be responsible for the implementation, maintenance, and improvement of the policies and procedures of the Latent Print Laboratory to ensure that the laboratory is meeting current and future needs.
 
Posted: 07/24/2017
CRIMINALIST I, II, OR III - TOXICOLOGY CRIMINALIST I, II, OR III - TOXICOLOGY
Missouri State Highway Patrol

A Criminalist I, II, or III position now exists in the Toxicology Section within the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Crime Laboratory Division. The official domicile for this position is Jefferson City, Missouri. This position is classified as non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act. This is an entry-level position where the employee performs technical work in the scientific analysis of biological fluids and alcoholic beverages. An employee in this position participates in a formal and on-the-job training program. Work is performed under immediate supervision.
 
Posted: 08/14/2017
CRIMINALIST I, II, OR III - DRUG CHEMISTRY CRIMINALIST I, II, OR III - DRUG CHEMISTRY
Missouri State Highway Patrol

A Criminalist I, II, or III position now exists within the Drug Chemistry Section within the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Crime Laboratory Division. The official domicile for this position is Jefferson City, Missouri. This position is classified as non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act. This is an entry-level position where the employee performs technical work in the scientific analysis of controlled substances, as well as alcohol content in beverage and body fluid samples (where applicable*). An employee in this position participates in a formal and on-the-job training program. Work is performed under immediate supervision. Employees assigned to satellite laboratories are also responsible for learning the daily operations of the satellite laboratory. In some circumstances, employees are also responsible for the scientific analysis of body fluids and beverage samples for alcohol content.
 
Posted: 08/14/2017
Forensic Examiner- Firearms and Tool Marks Forensic Examiner- Firearms and Tool Marks
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

PURPOSE: To perform all aspects of firearms and tool marks examinations; stays abreast of the latest research to determine the best analytical methods to examine evidence; conducts examinations of highly complex and unique evidence; and composes a variety of reports and scientific papers. Initiates, performs and oversees examinations of a wide-variety of materials using one or more specialized forensic science disciplines.
 
Posted: 09/05/2017
Laboratory Manager/Theater Liaison Laboratory Manager/Theater Liaison
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

PURPOSE: To provide technical and non-technical expertise and project management oversite in support of global Department of Defense (DoD) forensics and biometrics requirements.
 
Posted: 09/05/2017
Forensic Chemist 2 Forensic Chemist 2
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

PURPOSE: To independently perform routine to moderately complex technical examination analysis.
 
Posted: 09/05/2017
Forensic Examiner- Latent Print 3 Forensic Examiner- Latent Print 3
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

PURPOSE: To perform independent routine to complex technical examinations of evidence through the processing of materials for latent prints, recovery of latent prints, examinations, visualizing/recording of latent prints, examining and comparing latent prints in a forensic laboratory. Responsible for providing direction and guidance to less experienced latent examiners.
 
Posted: 09/05/2017
Forensic Examiner- Latent Print 1 Forensic Examiner- Latent Print 1
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

PURPOSE: To perform independent routine technical examinations of evidence through the processing of materials for latent prints, recovery of latent prints, visualizing/recording of latent prints, and examining and comparing latent prints to known fingerprints (or other latent prints) in a forensic laboratory.
 
Posted: 09/05/2017
Forensic Examiner- DNA 1 Forensic Examiner- DNA 1
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

PURPOSE: To perform independent routine to moderately complex technical examinations of evidence to include DNA analyses. Responsible for conducting specialized analytical procedures, conducting examination of evidence, and providing reports.
 
Posted: 09/05/2017
Forensic Examiner- DNA 3 Forensic Examiner- DNA 3
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

PURPOSE: To perform independent routine to complex technical examinations of evidence to include DNA analyses. Responsible for conducting specialized analytical procedures, conducting examination of evidence, and providing reports. Responsible for providing direction and guidance to less experienced DNA examiners.
 
Posted: 09/05/2017
Senior Scientific Advisor Senior Scientific Advisor
Texas Forensic Science Commission

Acts as senior scientific advisor to the Forensic Science Commission (FSC) and its staff. Provides input on all aspects of technical qualifications for licensing program. Assists with all scientific and technical aspects of FSC investigations and audits into professional negligence/misconduct in accredited crime laboratories. Assists with development of general forensic examination. Advises on technical aspects of laboratory accreditation program. Provides input to the FSC Director and FSC Assistant Director for all discipline-specific reviews. Represents the FSC at state and national meetings and conferences. Provides forensic training to members of the FSC and members of the criminal justice community. Assists the FSC with report writing. Assists the FSC with assessing sufficiency of laboratory corrective actions, root cause analysis and other quality processes. Interfaces with other key staff at the Office of Court Administration (OCA). Coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments and outside agencies.
 
Posted: 09/05/2017
Forensic Scientist II - Controlled Substances Forensic Scientist II - Controlled Substances
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Incumbents perform a variety of scientific laboratory examinations and analyses on physical evidence in controlled substances, interpret test results, formulate conclusions, and prepare reports. Incumbents also provide scientific assistance to external parties and testify in court as an expert witness.
 
Posted: 09/05/2017
Forensic Scientist I - Controlled Substances Forensic Scientist I - Controlled Substances
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Incumbents perform a variety of scientific laboratory examinations and analyses on physical evidence in controlled substances, interpret test results, formulate conclusions, and prepare reports. Incumbents also provide scientific assistance to external parties and testify in court as an expert witness.
 
Posted: 09/05/2017
Forensic Scientist Trainee - Controlled Substances Forensic Scientist Trainee - Controlled Substances
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Incumbents receive supervised training in the scientific laboratory examination and analysis of physical evidence and in the scientific interpretation of test results.
 
Posted: 09/05/2017
Crime Lab Unit Manager (Forensic Biology/DNA) Crime Lab Unit Manager (Forensic Biology/DNA)
BROWARD COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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 the implementation, maintenance and improvements of policies and procedures within their perspective units. Position oversees the validation of new analytical procedures, training, quality control and safety programs within the lab. As an American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors – Laboratory Accreditation Board (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. 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 ASCLD/LAB – International or other accrediting bodies. Employees perform specialized technical and scientific work in the application of advanced laboratory techniques in one (1) or more assigned areas of analysis under the supervision of the Crime Lab Director. Position is responsible for formal reporting and testifying to findings of such analysis. Performs related work as directed.
 
Posted: 09/17/2017
Forensic Scientist I - Toxicology Forensic Scientist I - Toxicology
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Incumbents perform a variety of scientific laboratory examinations and analyses on physical evidence in toxicology, interpret test results, formulate conclusions, and prepare reports. Incumbents also provide scientific assistance to external parties and testify in court as an expert witness.
 
Posted: 09/17/2017
Forensic Scientist II - Toxicology Forensic Scientist II - Toxicology
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Incumbents perform a variety of scientific laboratory examinations and analyses on physical evidence in toxicology, interpret test results, formulate conclusions, and prepare reports. Incumbents also provide scientific assistance to external parties and testify in court as an expert witness.
 
Posted: 09/17/2017
Forensic Coordinator, Assistant Professor Forensic Coordinator, Assistant Professor
Texas A&M Univ-Corpus Christi

Under Department Chair of Life Science, applicant will set up and coordinate Forensic sciences within Biomedical Sciences program. Applicant should have doctoral degree at time of appointment (Sept. 1, 2018) and be eligible as Assistant Professor on tenure track. Applicant will teach forensic and other Biology courses, coordinate adjunct faculty teaching forensics courses, obtain FEPAC or other certifications for program, work with local and state law enforcement agencies and court systems. Please apply at https://islanderjobs.tamucc.edu/postings/7671. Application reviews will start on October 1, 2017, with final deadline of October 15, 2017.
 
Posted: 09/17/2017
Assistant/Associate Professor Assistant/Associate Professor
Sam Houston State University

The Department of Forensic Science is conducting a search for a forensic science faculty position within its FEPAC-accredited MS program and Ph.D. program.

Candidates are expected to be dedicated teachers, productive researchers, and professionals prepared to become actively engaged in the diverse programs administered by the College of Criminal Justice.

A successful candidate must be able to develop and teach graduate-level courses in forensic science, pursue a sustained research agenda, supervise graduate student research and actively participate in the continuous development of forensic science programming at SHSU. Candidates for this tenure-track faculty position should have a doctoral degree with one year of relevant research/teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in forensic biology and human identification techniques currently used in crime laboratories. A working knowledge of emerging technologies, such as next generation sequencing and alternative genetic markers is also highly desirable.

The College provides faculty members with exceptional research opportunities through its research centers and advanced training institutes as well as access to outstanding resources to support their professional development. Located on the edge of the Sam Houston National Forest and an hour north of Houston, Sam Houston State University continues to be named among the Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.”
 
Posted: 09/17/2017