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Employment Opportunity


Forensic Biologist Trainee

Mississippi Forensics Laboratory, Pearl, Mississippi

Salary: $32,151.19 per year

Final Filing Date: March 31, 2017

This is an entry level position devoted to training in the Bioscience Division. Employee carries out the requirements called for in the section's training program under supervision of the section chief. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. Training in the section typically requires eighteen (18) months.

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Duties:

  • Performing controlled practical exercises.
  • Performing required reading assignments.
  • Training in laboratory safety to include proper handling of potentially bio-hazardous materials and hazardous chemicals.
  • Training in the effective communication skills.
  • Training in the function of the crime laboratory and the overall criminal justice system.
  • Training in the correct and efficient use of analytical instrumentation.
  • Assisting in the preparations for classroom instructions.
  • Training in what constitutes physical evidence and its proper uses in criminal investigations.
  • Training in PCR/DNA laboratory design and setup.
  • Training in PCR/DNA procedures.
  • Performs data entry in the Laboratory Information Management System.
  • Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Requirements:

Education:
  • Applicants in the Bioscience section must have at least a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four year college or university in Biology, Chemistry, or a Forensic science related field.
  • Applicant must have successfully completed college course work (graduate or undergraduate level) in biochemistry, genetics, and molecular biology (molecular genetics, recombinant DNA technology), or other subjects, as determined by the agency, which provide a basic understanding of the foundation of forensic DNA analysis, as well as course work and/or training in statistics and population genetics as it applies to forensic DNA analysis.
  • These requirements are in accordance with and may be modified as required by the DNA Advisory Board (DAB), created through Federal Legislation (DNA Identification Act of 1994).

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Posted: March 20, 2017



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