Salary: $24.55 Hourly
Final Filing Date: March 30, 2018
The Nebraska State Patrol is developing a list of qualified candidates to fill four openings in the Biology Section. the Nebraska State Patrol Crime Laboratory has been accredited since 2004 and is located in Lincoln, NE. We provide services to law enforcement agencies throughout the State of Nebraska. We welcome applications from interested forensic scientists with previous work experience in forensic DNA casework. As a member of the Nebraska State Patrol Crime Lab team, forensic scientists participate in a variety of scientific activities including serology and DNA testing, expert witness testimony, and training for law enforcement, medical personnel and the general public. Interaction with attorneys, law enforcement personnel, and other government and private crime laboratories give Nebraska State Patrol forensic scientists a broad spectrum of criminal justice experience.
Two positions will perform screening and subsequent DNA testing of evidence in all types of criminal cases (e.g. sexual assault, homicide, burglary, etc.) and two positions will be assigned to a three year project to perform screening and DNA testing on previously untested sexual assault kits. Compose objective reports and provide clear court testimony regarding examination results. May assist with the validation of serology and DNA analysis methods and instrumentation and the writing/updating of Standard Operating Procedures. May assist in processing and typing of DNA database samples from convicted offenders and registered sex offenders. Read literature and attend continuing education in forensic serology/DNA analysis. Two positions are grant funded positions and the continuation of the positions beyond the expiration of the grants will be subject to future funding availability. Two positions are grant funded for a sexual assault kit project limited to three years.
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Posted: March 6, 2018
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