Employment Opportunity

Forensic Biologist (Crime Lab Scientist)

Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Decatur, Georgia

Salary: $44,000.00 Annually

Final Filing Date: August 10, 2021

Duties and Requirements Click to read more


  • Under immediate supervision perform analytical procedures related to DNA analysis of biological samples for the GBI Crime Lab.
  • Performs DNA analysis of physiological fluids for the purpose of identification and individualization.
  • The type of material typically examined includes but is not limited to semen and saliva collected at crime scenes or from articles of physical evidence.


  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a Major in BIOLOGY or CHEMISTRY that included the successful completion of at least 40 semester hours (or 60 quarter hours) of related major course work.
  • Major course work must include the successful completion of at least twelve (12) cumulative semester hours (or equivalent quarter hours) in the following required subject areas: Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology and Statistics (or Population Genetics).
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will be given to applicants that, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
  • Current DOFS Employee
  • Previous experience performing human STR analysis in an accredited forensic laboratory
  • Previous experience operating a Model 3500 genetic analyzer
  • Previous experience using GeneMapper ID software
  • Previous experience using extraction techniques for human DNA

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Posted: July 21, 2021

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