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
A minimum of two years of experience working as an analyst in
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.