Employment Opportunity

Forensic Analyst

Center for Human Identification, Fort Worth, Texas

Salary: Not stated

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. Forensic genetic and anthropological examinations are performed for criminal casework and missing persons identification. UNTCHI is a local CODIS laboratory and manages the Texas Missing Persons DNA Database. The Center for Human Identification strives to train students and professionals in various aspects of forensic genetics, improve forensic identification capabilities through innovative research, and serve the State of Texas.

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  • Duties include conducting forensic DNA analysis on samples submitted to UNTCHI for criminal investigations to establish the identity and/or source of biological materials, maintaining accurate testing and quality control records, and providing legal testimony as to the methods used and results obtained in forensic examinations.


Minimum Qualifications
  • BA/BS in biology, chemistry or forensic science related discipline; completed nine credit hours of college coursework (preferably at the graduate level) in molecular biology, genetics, and biochemistry; and completed a three semester credit hour (or equivalent) college level statistics course from an accredited university or a program approved by the Texas Forensic Science Commission.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior employment within a forensic DNA laboratory.
  • Prior experience in Forensic DNA analysis procedures including DNA extraction, quantification, amplification, and capillary electrophoresis.
  • Prior experience in STR DNA data analysis, interpretation, statistical calculations and reporting with an emphasis on DNA mixture interpretation and reporting.

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Posted: October 21, 2021

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