Employment Opportunity

Forensic Scientist I (Serology)

Suffolk County Crime Laboratory, Hauppauge, New York

Salary: Approximately $69,000 a year

Final Filing Date: January 31, 2017

The Suffolk County (NY) Crime Laboratory is seeking a qualified Forensic Scientist to fill a position in the Biological Sciences Section.

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The Forensic Scientist will be responsible for analyzing physical evidence, analyzing body fluid stains from the evidence and performing DNA-STR analysis on the samples. In addition, the duties include testimony as an expert witness at criminal trials.


  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, Forensic Science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university;
  • Coursework required by the Quality Assurance Standards For Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories (Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Statistics);
  • At least two years of Forensic Biology casework experience including DNA-STR analysis.
  • A Master of Science Degree in Biology, Forensic Science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of casework experience.

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How to apply: To apply for this position, forward a resume and cover letter to:

    Joseph Galdi, Biological Sciences Section Supervisor
    Suffolk County Crime Lab
    North County Complex Building 487
    725Veterans Memorial Highway
    Hauppauge,NY 11787-0099
    Phone: 631 853-5585

Posted: November 9, 2016

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