Forensic Biologist 1

Center for Forensic Science Research & Education, Willow Grove, PA, US


The CFSRE is seeking a Forensic Biologist to join our growing Forensic Biology team. This position is unique that it combines aspects of casework, academia, research, and education. The Forensic Biologist will work closely with our scientific leaders, preparing and participating in grant-funded research projects, performing validations, testing novel methods and techniques within the field, preparing laboratory coursework material, and much more! If you are driven, motivated, dedicated, and passionate about Forensic Biology, the leaders at CFSRE would like to talk to you about joining our team!


A successful candidate will have a BS/BA or MS in biology or forensic science. Educational and professional experience in forensic science, forensic biology, and genetics is preferred. Hands-on laboratory experience and knowledge of serological testing, DNA extractions, amplification by PCR, capillary electrophoresis, or next-generation sequencing are highly preferred. The CSFRE is looking for a candidate with a passion for forensic biology, research, and laboratory science, who may also be interested in teaching and mentoring graduate students. Candidates with an interest in publishing and making presentations in peer-reviewed settings are strongly encouraged to apply. As a non-profit entity, professionals at the CFSRE excel at grant development, preparation, submission, and reporting. Prior experience in grant processes is preferred, along with exceptional writing and analytical skills combined with a sincere willingness to pursue grant opportunities.


CFSRE offers a stimulating and diverse work environment with competitive salary/compensation plans and great benefits, including: Healthy and Fit Lifestyles Medical, dental, and vision insurance with 1st day eligibility Telemedicine benefits Time off Competitive paid time off program including holidays, sick, personal, vacation, and volunteer Planning for the Future 401(k) retirement plan with generous company match Health savings accounts Flexible spending accounts Leave of absence programs Short-term and long-term disability insurance Life insurance Other Great Perks Pet insurance Tuition Reimbursement

How to apply

Interested candidates should email their CV/Resume and Cover Letter to