Forensic Scientist II

Suffolk County Crime Laboratory, Biological Sciences, Hauppage, NY, US

Responsibilities

The Forensic Scientist will be responsible for the examination of physical evidence, body fluid analysis, performing DNA-STR (autosomal and Y-STR) analysis, interpretation of data with reporting, and testimony as an expert witness at criminal trials.  In addition, the duties may include crime scene. 

Applicants should be a currently qualified DNA analyst capable of signing casework reports.

 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:  A Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, Forensic Science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university; Coursework required by the FBI Quality Assurance Standards For Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories 2020 (Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Statistics); 

  1. At least four years of Forensic Biology casework experience including DNA-STR(autosomal and Y-STR) analysis, and a current casework signing analyst.  Experience with probabilistic genotyping is a plus. OR
  2. 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 including DNA-STR(autosomal and Y-STR) analysis, and a current casework signing analyst.  Experience with probabilistic genotyping is a plus.

 

 

 

Compensation

Salary: approx. $84,000

 

How to apply

Karen Galindo, Forensic Scientist IV
Supervisor, Biological Sciences
Suffolk County Crime Laboratory
William J. Lindsay Complex, Building 487
725 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY  11787-0099
631-853-5585

karen.galindo@suffolkcountyny.gov

                        

                       

                       

 

                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

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