Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of SWAFS Annual Conference 2022
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Forensic Services Division Executive Director
MNPD Crime Laboratory The Forensic Services Division Executive Administrator shall be directly accountable to the Deputy Chief of the Administrative Services Bureau for the administration and general management of all matters related to the operation of the Forensic Services Division. Plan, organize, supervise and oversee fiscal and administrative activities of the Police department as directed by the appointing authority. Must be willing and able to work past duty hours, holidays, and weekends as needed. *Candidate must receive and maintain a passing status from Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD) background check.
Typical Duties Oversee all aspects of the Forensic Services Division, including: Crime laboratory operations. Crime scene operations. Human resource recruitment and development. Fiscal operations. Information systems for forensic testing and crime scene operations. Quality assurance and accreditation standards. Print confirmations for arrests and applicants. Formulate short and long-term goals for the Forensic Services Division. Plans, organize, distribute, manage, and evaluate work of staff. Determine and advise department Command Staff of the impact of federal/state/local legislation and accreditation standards on forensic evidence collection, processing, and testing departmental policy and procedure. Coordinate with the FBI, TBI, DCSO, DA’s Office, Medical Examiner’s Office, MNPD Investigations, and other outside agencies. Assist in executive-level management and operation of the Police department. Work with administrative staff to design programs and services to meet goals and objectives. Consult with the Command Staff to prepare and maintain contingency plans for coping with emergency and/or disaster situations. Represent the Police Chief on delegated matters (i.e., Council, Legal, HR, Finance, or Prevention). Serve on special assignments as required by the Police Chief.
**See rest of posting for additional criteria needed and duties**
Arizona State University We are looking for FAs to teach both in person and online forensic science courses for our undergraduate forensic science programs at Arizona State University for Spring 2023 and on. FAs can teach 1-2 courses a semester depending on the class. We are specifically looking for someone who feels comfortable teaching laboratory courses (lower and upper division). Please see link for more information.
Forensic Science Instructor
Arizona State University We are looking for a full time online forensic science instructor. There is a lot of flexibility as the program just began this past year.
Essential Functions of the Position: Teach courses in relevant areas. Prepare syllabus, appropriate course goals and objectives, and lesson plans. Evaluate and select course materials and other teaching materials. Prepare, administer, and grade assignments. Administer written mid-term and/or final exams. Hold regular office hours.
Qualifications Required Qualifications: A master’s degree in related field and two (2) years related experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Desired Qualifications: Doctoral degree preferred Experience in online instruction Record of teaching excellence Record of or a desire to teach students from diverse backgrounds, including first generation, non-traditional, low income, and underrepresented minority students
Forensic Chemist, Seized Drugs
Miami Valley Regional Crime Lab The Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory (MVRCL) is in Dayton, Ohio. We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual for a full-time position in the Seized Drugs Section. The MVRCL serves approximately 110 law enforcement agencies in southwest Ohio. The annual Laboratory case load is about 18,000 cases.
The Forensic Chemist position requires the analysis of controlled substances which includes, but is not limited to, performing color tests, chemical extractions, and instrumental analysis. Additional duties include, but are not limited to, preparingaccurate reports pertaining to analysis, providing testimony as an expert witness in a court of law, preparing solutions, and providing training when necessary. The chemist is required to work with hazardous chemicals and lift moderate weights as well as any other duties assigned.
Arkansas State Crime Lab Position Number: 22180649 The Forensic Chemist: Process evidence suspected of containing controlled substance(s) submitted to the ASCL by law enforcement agencies Present expert forensic testimony in court on chemical analytical methodology used to analyze evidence and obtain results Participate in pretrial conferences and provide consultation to law enforcement and judicial officials on evidence collection, preservation methods and analysis results. Instruct law enforcement officials on proper methods of confiscating, preserving, and disposing of toxic chemicals, waste and equipment found in clandestine drug laboratories Verify the correct operation of scientific instruments and perform routine maintenance as needed. Prepare and verify reference materials and reagents according to established guidelines Review current scientific literature. Study and validate new forensic analytical procedures and modify new and/or old procedures as necessary Attend and participate in professional meetings and seminars to keep abreast of new technologies and methods in chemistry Assist with training new laboratory staff in performing standardized laboratory tests. Perform related responsibilities as required or assigned Process evidence suspected of containing controlled substance(s) or chemicals that are suspected of being used to manufacture a controlled substance submitted to the ASCL by law enforcement agencies. (Illicit Lab chemist only) On call to aid law enforcement in safely dismantling illicit laboratories and collecting representative samples. (Illicit Lab chemist only)
Forensic Scientist, Seized Drugs
City of Fort Worth Police Department FWPD Crime Lab anticipates an opening in Seized Drugs-analyst position; look for update-posting on SWAFS website within a month or less.