ASTEE Student Research Project Award

ASTEE is pleased to announce the creation of the new Student Research Project Award.  This $250 award is available to any undergraduate or graduate student who is pursuing a BS or higher degree in the natural sciences or forensic sciences and who is performing research in the field of Trace Evidence.  The deadline for this […]

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FORENSIC IDENTIFICATION SPECIALIST I-CA

Under close supervision, makes fingerprint comparisons, processes crime scenes for evidence, utilizes automated systems to compare latent fingerprints, prepares reports, and engages in other activities related to forensic identification. Positions allocated to this class work under close supervision of a Forensic Identification Specialist II, Supervising Forensic Identification Specialist, or a higher-level supervisor. Positions in this […]

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2017 NIJ Award

Congratulations to Forensic Science Associate Professor, Dr. Christopher Ehrhardt! He received an NIJ award for “Nanoscale Imaging and Chemical Analysis of Extracellular DNA in Trace Evidence Samples”. Way to go, Dr. E.!

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Forensic Scientist I – DNA Unit-Massachusetts

Complete comprehensive training in current methods and techniques used to conduct chemical and biological laboratory or on-site tests including, but not limited to, analyzing biological specimens and organic and inorganic substances; preparing solutions to be used in testing; and operating laboratory equipment. Develop proficiency in applying established protocols and procedures to determine the presence of […]

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VCU BEST (Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training)

Searching For A Science Summer Internship October 13, 3:30-4:30 Harris Hall 2108 Are you looking for an internship for next summer, but are unsure of where to look or where to start? This workshop is for you! Come and learn more about the timeline to apply how to market yourself as a qualified applicant for […]

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Forensic Biologist III- Maryland

Job Title: Forensic Biologist III Closing Date/Time: Fri. 10/20/17 4:30 PM Eastern Time Salary: $58,487.00 – $91,119.00 Annually Under general supervision, supervises staff and assists in conducting biological analyses, DNA analyses and examinations of physical evidence pertaining to law enforcement investigations. Prepares reports of analyses, and provides expert testimony in court. Conducts laboratory quality assurance, […]

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Forensic Science Graduate Open House

Friday, November 3, 2017 from 9-2:30 University Student Commons Forum Room, 907 Floyd Avenue Have a question about obtaining a Master’s degree in Forensic Science at VCU? Join the Department of Forensic Science for an Informational Session where you can learn about the graduate program and the University, meet faculty and current graduate students,  and tour […]

Forensic Specialist-WY

This position is responsible for performing complex forensic examinations (physical and/or chemical analysis) on biological evidence leading to forensic conclusions of importance in connection with requests from the law enforcement or legal community. Preference may be given to candidates with an advanced degree in a Natural Science discipline or closely related field, plus 0-2 years […]

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Forensic Scientist II (Forensic Biology/DNA) – Denver

This position performs forensic casework on evidentiary materials, including the evaluation and testing of evidence, DNA analysis, interpretation of analytical results, preparation of case reports, and expert witness testimony in courts of law.  This individual will serve as a peer reviewer for forensic biology/DNA casework, as well as actively participate in the laboratory’s ISO/IEC 17025 […]

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Trips & Tips to Navigating & Networking at Conferences

Sponsored by VCU Career Services, this VCU BEST (Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training) Science Student Workshop  will help teach the do’s & don’ts of how to effectively & professionally navigate conferences. September 29, 3:30-4:30, Harris Hall 2108