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Forensic Scientist - Biology

Michigan State Police Forensic Science Division, Michigan

Salary: $42,348.80 - $72,758.40 Annually

Final Filing Date: March 10, 2020

These positions will be dispersed throughout the Michigan State Police Forensic Science Division. Applicants will select their location preferences during this application process.

At the trainee level, the incumbent, under the direction of a journeyman or unit supervisor, receives, examines, and analyzes evidence for the presence of biological material and subsequent DNA tests in connection with criminal cases in the Biology discipline. The incumbent progresses through the series, gaining knowledge and skills, to work independently and become an expert able to testify in court.

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Duties:

  • Test and analyze evidentiary items for the presence of biological material and DNA testing.
  • Testify to the analytical results and conclusions at all levels of state and federal court.
  • Attends crime scenes to assist in the collection and preservation of evidence for laboratory examination.
  • Will conduct research and training projects directly related to the Biology Unit.

Requirements:

Education
  • Possession of a bachelor's degree in forensic science, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, or a related pure or applied science.
Experience
  • Forensic Scientist 9: No specific type or amount is required.
  • Forensic Scientist 10: One year of professional experience working in a crime laboratory carrying out a variety of tests, analyses or production and research activities involving chemical, biochemical, biological or physical evidence samples, specimens, or products equivalent to a Forensic Scientist 9.
  • Forensic Scientist P11: Two years of professional experience working in a crime laboratory carrying out a variety of tests, analyses or production and research activities involving chemical, biochemical, biological or physical evidence samples, specimens, or products equivalent to a Forensic Scientist, including one year equivalent to a Forensic Scientist 10.

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How to apply: Apply online

Posted: February 10, 2020

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