Employment Opportunity

Forensic Technologist

University of North Texas Center for Human Identification, Fort Worth, Texas

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience

Final Filing Date: Open until filled

The Center for Human Identification was created in 2004, formally integrating the efforts of the Laboratory of Forensic Anthropology and the Laboratory for Molecular Identification. In addition to providing investigators with important information regarding cases, the anthropological data are used to refine molecular analyses within the CODIS system. This collaboration has created a unique resource for the identification of missing persons and unidentified remains, and is available to law enforcement agencies and medicolegal entities charged with the Additional support is also available to investigation of death across the nation. agencies through the Center’s Forensic Services Unit.

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Collect, identify, classify and analyze physical evidence related to criminal investigations.
  • Perform tests on weapons or substances, such as fiber, hair and tissue to determine significance to investigation.
  • May testify as expert witnesses on evidence or crime laboratory techniques.
  • May serve as specialists in area of expertise, such as ballistics, fingerprinting, handwriting or biochemistry.


Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED and three (3) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • College coursework in molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, and other subjects providing a basic understanding of the foundation of forensic DNA analysis.
  • Knowledge of sterile technique and molecular biology procedures involving human DNA. Prior experience in Forensic DNA analysis procedures including DNA extraction, quantification, amplification and capillary electrophoresis. Specific experience with the amplification systems and instrumentation currently in use at UNTCHI.

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Posted: March 1, 2021

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