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Employment Opportunity


Forensic DNA Technician

Sorenson Forensics, Salt Lake City, Utah

Salary: Not stated

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

Sorenson Forensics, LLC is a leading provider of casework and validation services for federal, state and local crime laboratories and Officers of the Court in individual criminal cases. We are currently seeking a Forensic DNA Tech to work at our Salt Lake City, UT biotechnology laboratory, just minutes from skiing, hiking and a variety of other outdoor pursuits. This position is real-life CSI and will be responsible for performing certain aspects of forensic DNA analysis procedures on criminal casework samples with emphasis on instrument and/ or robotic operations. This position will work closely with the casework team to accomplish our mission and may train other staff as necessary.

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Duties:

This position requires excellent attention to detail, good communication skills, ability to troubleshoot problems using technical and creative solutions, and the ability to multitask and adapt to change rapidly. A thorough background check and genotype profile is required prior to handling criminal evidence.
  • Forensic Serology
  • Laboratory QA / QC
  • Chain of Custody
  • DNA extraction
  • DNA Quantitation
  • PCR set-up
  • Capillary electrophoresis in both a manual and highly automated system using liquid handling robots

Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • College course work covering some aspects of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, statistics and/or population genetics. (attach transcripts)
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • BS in a biology, biotechnology, or related field.
  • 6 months of relevant laboratory experience is preferred. Forensic DNA Technician I must successfully complete a qualifying test before participating in forensic serology responsibilities.
  • Computer programming experience would be beneficial.

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Posted: October 26, 2016



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