Southwestern Association of Forensic Scientists
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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
CRIMINALIST III CRIMINALIST III
San Francisco Police Department

Salary Range $130,130.00 - $158,158.00/year. Application Deadline: 10/06/2017. Under the general direction of the Criminalistics Laboratory Manager, the Criminalist III supervises the day-to-day activities of the Forensic Biology (DNA) Unit of the San Francisco Police Department Criminalistics Laboratory. The San Francisco Police Department Criminalistics Laboratory is divided into three areas: General Criminalistics (chemical analysis; including forensic breath alcohol program), Firearms / Impression Evidence and Trace Evidence, and Forensic Biology (DNA). For full details, and to apply please visit: https://www.jobaps.com/SF/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=PBT&R2=8262&R3=080291
 
Posted: 10/02/2017
FORENSIC ANALYST –BIOLOGY FORENSIC ANALYST –BIOLOGY
Houston Forensic Science Center

Under the direction of the Manager of Forensic Biology, the analyst performs routine to moderately complex analysis of biological samples within the Houston Forensic Science Center. Performs serological screening, laboratory processing, and data interpretation. Prepares accurate and precise notes and technical reports. Performs maintenance, calibration, and quality control on scientific instruments. Provides technical assistance to police officers, member of the District Attorney’s office, and other members of law enforcement agencies and the criminal justice community. Testifies as an expert witness regarding the scientific conclusions obtained from analysis. Partners with management and other staff to ensure other tasks are completed as assigned.
 
Posted: 10/03/2017
EXPERIENCED FIREARMS EXAMINER EXPERIENCED FIREARMS EXAMINER
Houston Forensic Science Center

The primary job duties of the Firearms Examiner are to examine and interpret firearms evidence associated with alleged criminal acts. Specific duties of the Firearms Examiner may include, but not be limited to performing the following duties with little or no direct supervision:
- Examination and test firing of firearms
- Comparisons of fired bullets and cartridge cases
- Restoration of obliterated serial numbers on firearms
- Entering specimens into IBIS and review correlations
- Acting as a second/reviewing examiner on cases completed by other examiners
- Conducting administrative and technical reviews of case records
- Testifying in courts of law regarding analyses performed
- May be responsible for supervision of others
 
Posted: 10/03/2017
Forensic Scientist IV- Supervisor (Trace) Forensic Scientist IV- Supervisor (Trace)
Kansas Bureau of Investigation

Supervise trace evidence scientists, train new scientists, perform instrument and method validations, develop policies and methods to meet accreditation criteria, perform trace evidence examinations, report results and testify in court as an expert in the field.

Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to the position description at any time. The position description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee(s) holding this position. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities as requested by their supervisor.
 
Posted: 10/03/2017
Criminalist II (DNA) - Grant Criminalist II (DNA) - Grant
BROWARD COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

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.
 
Posted: 10/03/2017
Associate Chemist – Radiological/Nuclear Associate Chemist – Radiological/Nuclear
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

PURPOSE: To provide Chemists to operate, maintain and perform technical nuclear forensics analysis using applicable laboratory instrumentation, tools, and techniques on radiological and/or nuclear materials of interest in CONUS and/or OCONUS locations.
 
Posted: 10/15/2017
Staff Microbiologist Staff Microbiologist
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

PURPOSE: To provide Microbiologists to operate, maintain and perform sample analysis with laboratory instrumentation, tools and techniques on potential microbial or biological threat DNA samples in CONUS and/or OCONUS locations.
 
Posted: 10/15/2017
Associate Microbiologist Associate Microbiologist
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

PURPOSE: To provide Microbiologists to operate, maintain and perform sample analysis with laboratory instrumentation, tools and techniques on potential microbial or biological threat DNA samples in CONUS and/or OCONUS locations.
 
Posted: 10/15/2017
Principal Chemist – Radiological/Nuclear Principal Chemist – Radiological/Nuclear
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

PURPOSE: To provide Chemists to operate, maintain and perform technical nuclear forensics analysis using applicable laboratory instrumentation, tools, and techniques on radiological and/or nuclear materials of interest in CONUS and/or OCONUS locations.
 
Posted: 10/15/2017
Principal Microbiologist Principal Microbiologist
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

PURPOSE: To provide Microbiologists to operate, maintain and perform sample analysis with laboratory instrumentation, tools and techniques on potential microbial or biological threat DNA samples in CONUS and/or OCONUS locations.
 
Posted: 10/15/2017
Senior Chemist Senior Chemist
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

PURPOSE: To provide Chemists to operate, maintain and perform forensics analysis using applicable laboratory instrumentation, tools, and techniques on chemical and/or explosive materials of interest in CONUS and/or OCONUS locations.
 
Posted: 10/15/2017
Senior Microbiologist Senior Microbiologist
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

PURPOSE: To provide Microbiologists to operate, maintain and perform sample analysis with laboratory instrumentation, tools and techniques on potential microbial or biological threat DNA samples in CONUS and/or OCONUS locations.
 
Posted: 10/15/2017
Staff Chemist – Radiological/Nuclear Staff Chemist – Radiological/Nuclear
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

PURPOSE: To provide Chemists to operate, maintain and perform technical nuclear forensics analysis using applicable laboratory instrumentation, tools, and techniques on radiological and/or nuclear materials of interest in CONUS and/or OCONUS locations.
 
Posted: 10/15/2017
Police Crime Scene Specialist Police Crime Scene Specialist
City of Scottsdale

The Police Crime Scene Specialist conducts technical investigations of all types of crime scenes; duties include photography and the collection, examination and preservation of evidence. Applicants may find further information about the position at https://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/police/join-scottsdale-pd/crime-scene-specialist
 
Posted: 10/15/2017