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11-Sep-2019

Booz Allen Hamilton - Forensic Science Business Analyst

 

https://careers.boozallen.com/careers/JobDetail/Washington-Forensic-Science-Business-Analyst-R0067079/14650

 

Job Description

Location: Washington, DC, US

Job Number: R0067079

Forensic Science Business Analyst

Key Role:

Provide technical knowledge and recommendations within the area of expertise to support the management of projects within a technology portfolio or externally-performed criminal justice or research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) activities. Work individually and on teams to advance agency goals and objectives. Support program and grant management and use technical knowledge to help ensure science and technology programs stay on track. Work on specific science and technology portfolios and activities, including criminal justice applied technology and forensic science efforts. Provide support for a scientific, engineering, and technical assistance (SETA) program and use expertise to assist federal program managers with science and technology programs. Review and analyze grant programs and individual projects using grant management knowledge and data analytics. Support science and technology portfolios and activities, including criminal justice, applied technology, and forensic science efforts with an emphasis on forensic DNA applications. This position requires the ability to travel.

Basic Qualifications:

-2 years of experience with forensic sciences, including laboratory analysis of forensic samples or interpretation of resulting data

-1 year of experience in an operational accredited forensic science laboratory or a laboratory directly relevant to forensic sciences

-Ability to travel less than 25% of the time

-Public Trust clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with front-end crime scene investigation or court testimony preferred

-Experience with biology preferred, including reviewing high-volume data, data analytics, and performance measures

-BA or BS degree in a scientific, engineering, or other technical field preferred; MA or MS degree a plus

Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Public Trust clearance is required.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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11-Sep-2019

Vermont Department of Public Safety - Forensic Chemist

Title:  Forensic Chemist III

Application Deadline Date:  09/24/2019
Req ID:  2551
Department:  Public Safety
Location:  

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $27.90
Overview

Professional laboratory and field work involving chemical and criminological analysis of materials, samples, and evidence for the State Police Crime Laboratory. Work includes on-scene materials comparisons and examinations in conjunction with police investigations. Work is performed under the supervision of the Senior Forensic Chemist.

Who May Apply

This position, Forensic Chemist III (Job Opening #2551), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Trisha.Conti@vermont.gov.

Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

PUBLIC SAFETY BACKGROUND CHECKS: Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position to include Motor Vehicle/Criminal Records, Personal History, Credit and any additional background check(s).

Environmental Factors

Must be able to work in laboratory conditions with exposure to noxious or harmful fumes and chemicals and operate sophisticated laboratory equipment. Work requires some travel and incumbents should possess a valid Vermont operator's license.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree with at least 18 hours in chemistry AND EITHER four (4) years or more of professional chemical laboratory experience performing biochemical, organic, physical, or toxicological chemical analysis OR two (2) years or more of professional forensic chemical laboratory experience performing biochemical, organic, physical, or toxicological chemical analysis on items of forensic evidence.

OR

Master's degree in chemistry, biochemistry, physical chemistry, toxicology or forensic science related area AND EITHER two (2) years or more of professional chemical laboratory experience performing biochemical, organic, physical, or toxicological chemical analysis OR one (1) year or more of professional forensic chemical laboratory experience performing biochemical, organic, physical, or toxicological chemical analysis on items of forensic evidence.

OR

Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, physical chemistry, forensic science or a related chemical science.

Total Compensation
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

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04-Sep-2019

West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center - Chief Medical Examiner



POSITION AVAILABLE 
CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER

HIRING RANGE: $260,000.00 – $300,000.00 annually

JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Chief Medical Examiner will perform death investigations, establish cause and manner of death, formulate conclusions, opinions or testimony in judicial proceedings, and to be available for consultations as necessary.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Responsible for directing the overall operation of the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center by performing highly responsible and complex administrative work in planning, coordinating, directing, implementing and controlling the statutory functions as defined by the Tennessee Post-Mortem Examination Act; and to do related work as required
• Provide direct or indirect services to District Attorneys, the Courts, the Attorney General, funeral homes, families of decedents, hospitals and major medical academic centers, insurance companies, organ procurement organizations, local and state police investigators, fire departments, a variety of state agencies, and various Federal programs and agencies
• Coordinate activities of the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center with the Shelby County Department of Health
• Responsible for directing the overall operation of the Medical Examiner’s Office which carries out medicolegal death investigations for the County, and provides autopsy services for up to 15 other counties in the north, central, and eastern portions of the state
• Perform the responsibilities of a forensic pathologist (i.e. doing autopsies) and responsible for reviewing the forensic pathology functions done in the setting
• Counsels families in person or through the phone on increasing their level of understanding regarding the cause and manner of the death of the person involved as well as the psychological and physiologic aspects of the case
• In certain circumstances, the Chief Medical Examiner may be obligated to be a witness in the courts of law to aid in investigation of cases

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
• Graduation from an accredited medical school and board certification in Forensic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology
• Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in a responsible position involving practice in the field of Forensic Pathology, prior management experience is required OR, any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience
• Must possess licensure to practice medicine and certification by the American Board of Pathology in the field of Anatomic Pathology and Forensic Pathology at the time of appointment, and must maintain such licensure and certification as a condition of employment

BENEFITS:
• Faculty appointment in the Department of Pathology with opportunities for collaborative research
• Funding for conferences travel and continuing medical education
• Health or Health Savings CDHP (with/without wellness)
• Dental
• Vision
• Life Insurance: Basic and Optional Term
• Long-term Disability
• Short-term Disability
• Optional Accidental Death Insurance
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Retirement: 401k, 403b, and 457b
• Educational Assistance: Employee, Eligible Spouse, and Dependent
• Annual Leave, Sick Leave, Longevity Pay, and Paid Holidays

TO APPLY:
Follow the job link at uthsc.edu/forensic-center.
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.

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04-Sep-2019

West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center - Forensic Pathologist



POSITION AVAILABLE
FORENSIC PATHOLOGIST

HIRING RANGE: $225,000.00 – $250,000.00 annually

JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The forensic pathologist will perform functions of a medicolegal pathologist, performing post-mortem examinations and associated work duties.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Performs primary functions of a forensic pathologist in accordance with industry standards to determine manner and cause of death in medical examiner cases
• Maintains all required licenses and accreditations consistent with the industry standards
• Maintains individual continuing medical education and assures compliance with licensing and certification requirements
• Assists in the training of new forensic pathologists, residents, and assists with the educational programs with participating agencies
• Reports to scenes of investigation when requested and leads investigators in the management of the investigation
• Works closely with consultants when needed for forensic pathology services such as odontology, toxicology, histology, etc.
• Provides expert testimony in criminal and civil court as requested
• Must be able to provide reports and data in a comprehensive format

REQUIREMENTS:
MD or DO degree; Completion of a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology (preferred) or anatomic pathology and a fellowship in forensic pathology; Board certification in forensic pathology must be completed within 2 years of hiring; Must become licensed in the state of Tennessee prior to starting work.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
• Knowledge of the rules and regulations affecting the operation of the medical examiner’s office
• Knowledge of agency policies and procedures
• Knowledge of professional standards in forensic pathology
• Knowledge of the principles and practices of employee development sufficient to ensure organizational productivity
• Skills in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion and decision making to achieve organizational goals
• Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees

BENEFITS:
• Faculty appointment in the Department of Pathology with opportunities for collaborative research
• Funding for conferences travel and continuing medical education
• Health or Health Savings CDHP (with/without wellness)
• Dental
• Vision
• Life Insurance: Basic and Optional Term
• Long-term Disability
• Short-term Disability
• Optional Accidental Death Insurance
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Retirement: 401k, 403b, and 457b
• Educational Assistance: Employee, Eligible Spouse, and Dependent
• Annual Leave, Sick Leave, Longevity Pay, and Paid Holidays

TO APPLY:
Follow the job link at uthsc.edu/forensic-center.
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V
institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services


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30-Aug-2019

Kansas Bureau of Investigation - Forensic Scientist - Trace

Kansas Bureau of Investigation

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is the premier criminal investigative agency in the state of Kansas. The KBI is committed to its critical mission of preventing crime and enhancing public safety in Kansas. We employ individuals who exemplify the highest standards of integrity, service, and dedication. Come feel like you’re part of something bigger at the KBI.

Kansas Bureau of Investigation

About the Position:

  • Who can apply: Anyone
  • Classified/Unclassified Service:  Unclassified
  • Full/Part-time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary:  Temporary
  • Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, Days
  • Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes
  • Veterans’ Preference Eligible:  No
  • Search Keywords: KBI; Topeka; Forensic Scientist

Compensation:

  • Hourly Pay Range: $22.16 - $32.78

Note: Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications.

Employment Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
  • Sick & Vacation leave
    • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
    • Paid State Holidays
    • Fitness Centers in select locations
    • Employee discounts with the STAR Program
      • Retirement and deferred compensation programs  Visit the Employee Benefits page for more info rm a tio n …

Position Summary & Responsibilities:

Position Summary:

The KBI is accepting applications to fill two Forensic Scientist positions in the Trace section of the Forensic Science Laboratory located in Topeka. These positions will be filled based on the successful candidate’s level of experience in one of the following:

Qualifications:

Forensic Scientist I:                                                   Hourly Compensation Rate: $22.16

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to: train by means of an intensive training program to perform and ultimately independently perform analysis in one of the following areas: primer gunshot residue (PGSR), paint, fibers, glass, fire debris and other trace evidence using chemical, microscopic and instrumental identification techniques; draft lab reports, testify in court as an expert witness, and perform general laboratory duties.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in chemistry, forensic science, or other physical or natural science
  • Baccalaureate or advanced degree in chemistry or forensic science, and a minimum of 25 hours of chemistry classes to include one year of organic chemistry lecture/lab courses, analytical chemistry lecture/lab courses and instrumental analysis lecture/lab courses

Preferred Requirements:

Forensic Scientist II:                                                  Hourly Compensation Rate:

$26.98

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to: train by means of an intensive training program to perform and ultimately independently perform analysis in two or more of the following areas: primer gunshot residue (PGSR), paint, fibers, glass, fire debris and other trace evidence using chemical, microscopic and instrumental identification techniques; draft lab


reports, testify in court as an expert witness, perform general laboratory duties, provide training to laboratory customers.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in chemistry, forensic science, or other physical or natural science
  • Two (2) years of relevant work experience
  • Baccalaureate or advanced degree in chemistry or forensic science, and a minimum of 25 hours of chemistry classes to include one year of organic chemistry lecture/lab courses, analytical chemistry lecture/lab courses and instrumental analysis lecture/lab courses
  • Experience performing independent casework; examining, evaluating and reporting out results in chemistry case work.
  • Experience testifying in a court of law as a Forensic Scientist
  • Experience working in an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited forensic science laboratory

Preferred Requirements:

Forensic Scientist III:                                                 Hourly Compensation Rate:

$32.78

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to: train by means of an intensive training program to perform and ultimately independently perform analysis of primer gunshot residue (PGSR), paint, fibers, glass, fire debris and other trace evidence using chemical, microscopic and instrumental identification techniques; draft lab reports, testify in court as an expert witness, perform general laboratory duties, provide training to laboratory

customers. Conducts applied research and other duties.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in chemistry, forensic science, or other physical or natural science.
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience.
  • Baccalaureate or advanced degree in chemistry or forensic science, and a minimum of 25 hours of chemistry classes to include one year of organic chemistry lecture/lab courses, analytical chemistry lecture/lab courses and instrumental analysis lecture/lab courses
  • Experience testifying in a court of law as a Forensic Scientist
  • Experience working in an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited forensic science laboratory

Preferred Requirements:

Travel:

You are expected to travel to the locations required to competently and diligently discharge the assigned duties. Occasional in-state and limited out-


of-state travel may be required.  You are required to have a valid driver's license when operating a state vehicle, a private vehicle, or a rental vehicle for the benefit of the State.

Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements

  • As a condition of employment, you will be subject to a pre-employment process to include a polygraph examination, fingerprint based records check, and comprehensive background investigation, including reference checks of past and present

employers. The pre-employment process will be waived for current KBI personnel who have previously completed the screening requirements

Recruiter Contact Information:

  • Name: Danielle Brady
  • Email: Danielle.Brady@kbi.ks.gov
    •       Phone: 785-296-8200
      • Mailing Address: 1620 SW Tyler; Topeka, KS 66612

Required documents for this application to be complete:

  • On the My Job Applications page, verify these documents are present and valid. Upload or delete and upload new if needed.
    • Tax Clearance Certificate, valid
    • Transcripts
  • Inside your Job Application upload these documents:
    • Resume (or choose existing if you have one)
    • Cover Letter

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate Required: Each applicant (even non- residents) applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website.  A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency.  This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Visit the Tax Clearance site for more information and where to obtain this Kansas  Department of Revenue document.


Job Application Process

  • Sign in to your existing account or Register for a new one to apply.
  • Complete or review your contact information on the My Contact Information

page.

  • Upload documents listed in the Required Documents section of the job posting to the appropriate location.
    • Check your email and My Job Notifications for written communications from the Recruiter.
      • Email – sent to the preferred email listed on the My Contact Information page
      • Notifications – view the Careers - My Job Notifications page

To assist in completing your application, please see helpful links below:

  • Instructions:
    • Job Search
    • Registration & User Account
    • Application
    • Frequently Asked Questions

How to Claim Veterans Preference

  • Veterans’ Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position.  The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job.  Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.

 L e a rn mo re ab o ut claim ing V e te ran ’ s Preference

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace.  All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national


origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the recruiter.

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07-Aug-2019

Arcadia University - Biology/Criminalistics Faculty Position

The FEPAC accredited Master of Science in Forensic Science (MSFS) program at Arcadia University, PA, is inviting applications from experienced and enthusiastic individuals to fill our Forensic Biology/Criminalistics faculty position. The University is situated just north of Philadelphia, in the town of Glenside.

  Interested candidates can apply online via:

https://faculty-arcadia.icims.com/jobs/2464/assistant---associate-professor-of-forensic-biology/job

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26-Jun-2019

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26-Nov-2018

ORAU - Multiple Openings

Oak Ridge Associated Universities has many openings recently posted, including:

Latent Print Examiner
Basic Latent Print Technician
Senior Latent Print Technician
Next Generation ID Technician
Biologist Technician
Forensic Examiner - DNA
Forensic Examiner - Latent Print

To apply or for more information, please visit ORAU.

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