Experience and Skills:
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
The position requires a bachelor’s degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, or a closely related science field from an accredited college/university (transcripts required). Subjects providing a basic understanding of forensic DNA analysis, as well as courses or training in statistics and population genetics as it applies to forensic DNA analysis are strongly preferred. A skills assessment will be given to evaluate knowledge level. A Master's degree is strongly preferred.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Two years of experience working in a DNA/Biology forensic environment is required. Previous DNA interpretation experience specifically with GlobalFiler® analysis and STRmix is strongly preferred. Certification or the ability to quickly gain certification is also required.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work well with all levels of employees and outside contacts
Demonstrated ability to think critically, troubleshoot effectively and make timely and sound decisions
Demonstrated ability to work well with details
- Proven expertise in Microsoft Office applications is a plus.