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Forensic DNA Scientist 1

Pennsylvania State Police, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Salary: $49,076.00 Annually

Final Filing Date: April 25, 2019

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • As a Forensic DNA Scientist 1, you will conduct DNA analysis associated with criminal investigative casework.
  • You will also be responsible for testifying in court as an expert witness by giving facts, offering opinions and drawing conclusions concerning evidence that has been examined.


  • Must meet PA residency requirement
  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
    • Successful completion of the Forensic DNA Scientist Trainee program;
    • OR
    • Successful completion of the Forensic Scientist Trainee program and three credits each in molecular biology, genetics, and biochemistry;
    • OR
    • One year of professional laboratory work experience in the chemical, physical or biological analysis and the comparison of substances or materials and a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, forensic science or a closely related physical or natural science, which includes or is supplemented by 16 college credits in chemistry and three credits each in molecular biology, genetics, and biochemistry.
  • Based on your answers to the supplemental application questions regarding education, you may be instructed to upload a copy of your college transcripts to your application.
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions

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Posted: March 28, 2019

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