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Manager, Forensic Science Labs
School of Criminal Justice - College of Public Affairs
Vacancy Number 301096
Position Type: Regular, full-time exempt position with full, competitive benefits package
Opens: 10/08/20 Closes: 10/22/20
Salary: $75,000 - $78,000
This position serves the BS in Forensic Studies Program in the School of Criminal Justice, College of Public Affairs.
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The Manager, Forensic Science Labs is responsible for the oversight of the three forensic science laboratories’ operations, management, maintenance, and quality control and standards. Qualified candidates will have experience processing, handling, and analyzing trace evidence materials, working in a forensic science laboratory.
The Manager will have experience operating trace evidence instrumentation, technology, and equipment - performing/operating complex chemical and physical analysis using computerized instruments, microscopy and gas chromatography, mass-spectroscopy, and chromatography instrumentation. The Manager will participate with forensic faculty in research studies which involve systematic, critical, and intensive investigation necessary for the development of experimental processes.
The Manager is also responsible for ensuring all equipment is operational, maintained and calibrated to field standards, and ready for daily use of the labs in classroom instruction. The Manager will ensure that all labs are well maintained, clean, and have required expendable materials available daily. The Manager supervises the lab assistant, work study students, and provide support to faculty and students in the program.
The Manager is responsible for the maintenance of forensic lab accreditation standards for managing forensic labs.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Trace Evidence, Forensic Science, or other related forensic science fields.
Experience: Minimum three years’ experience managing an accredited trace evidence or other related forensic science laboratory.
Education: Advanced degree in Chemistry, Trace Evidence, Forensic Science, or other related forensic science fields.
Experience: Minimum five years’ experience managing an accredited trace evidence forensic science laboratory.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
This position requires a solid understanding of computer software applications that operate within required laboratory specifications, routine maintenance and repair on laboratory equipment, instruments, and computers.
Knowledge of the terminology, principles and analytical techniques used in the analysis of physical evidence as it applies to the trace evidence forensic laboratories. Knowledge of the procedure for packaging, handling, and preserving evidence. Skill in the use of scientific laboratory equipment. Skill in the use of trace evidence scientific laboratory equipment. Provide complete oversight of laboratory operations, management, maintenance, and quality control and standards. Experience processing, handling, and analyzing trace evidence materials. Experienced with performing/operating complex chemical and physical analysis using computerized instruments, microscopy and gas chromatography, mass-spectroscopy, and chromatography instrumentation. Set up computer software applications to laboratory specifications; perform routine maintenance and repair on forensic laboratory equipment, instruments, and computers. Maintain accreditation standards for managing forensic lab. Expertise in foundational criminalistics elements and investigations.
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