Archive | March, 2018

“The Shell Game of Addictive Drugs” by Dr. Teri Stockham

The VCU Department of Forensic Science is pleased to welcome Dr. Teri Stockham, MSFS, Ph.D. (Ph.D.’87/M) on April 10th as a guest speaker for their Graduate Seminar series.  Her talk on “The Shell Game of Addictive Drugs” will begin following a reception at 2:00pm in room 2129 of Harris Hall. Admission is free and all are […]

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VCU Career Ambassadors

The Career Ambassador (CA) position is a paid peer leadership position in our office where students are trained and learn how to provide intentional feedback on resumes, cover letters, as well as advise and assist their fellow VCU students with the basic know how of finding part-time employment on campus, ways to get engaged with […]

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FBI Visiting Scientist/DNA track- Quantico, VA

Dr. Joseph Donfack, is looking for a Visiting Scientist in the DNA track who is graduating this May (with their Masters). They would be doing STR analysis research projects. Starting pay is $4,416/month. If anyone is interested, have  send your resume to Ashley Cooley (VCU grad!) at cooleyam@vcu.edu. Any persons Dr. Donfack is interested in will […]

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VCU National Scholarship General Information Sessions

National Scholarship General Information Sessions The National Scholarship Office (NSO) will be holding two general information sessions on Friday, March 23, at 3p, and Tuesday, March 27, at 2p. Both sessions will be held in the Multipurpose Room (1303) at the Honors College (701 W. Grace Street). These general information sessions are designed for first- and second-year undergraduates and any […]

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Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners (AFTE) Scholarship

To recognize outstanding forensic science students and to encourage students to pursue a career in the firearm and tool mark identification focus of the forensic science profession, the Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners (AFTE) has established a scholarship program. Students enrolled in a science degree program at an accredited university with the objective […]

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State Patrol Forensic Scientist- Nebraska

The Nebraska State Patrol is developing a list of qualified candidates to fill four openings in the Biology Section. 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 […]

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Potomac Regional Symposium on Forensic DNA Analysis-Roanoke, VA

The 3rd Annual Potomac Regional Symposium on Forensic DNA Analysis will be held at the Virginia Department of Forensic Science Laboratory in Roanoke, VA on April 26 and 27. The Symposium is in coordination with the 2018 Promega Tech Tour*, which will be held at the Sheraton Roanoke Hotel and Conference Center on April 25. […]

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FORENSIC LABORATORY SPECIALIST II-Richmond, VA

The Virginia Department of Forensic Science is seeking a qualified applicant at the Central Regional Laboratory to assist forensic biologists / DNA examiners. Duties include assisting examiners with evidence preservation, handling evidence, and supervised recovery of evidentiary crime scene materials; providing DNA casework support functions such as sample preparation, operation of the robotic DNA extraction […]

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FORENSIC EVIDENCE SPECIALIST I- Manassas, VA

 The Virginia Department of Forensic Science is seeking a qualified individual to perform evidence handling and building security duties at the Northern Laboratory in Manassas, Virginia. Normal work hours are 40 hours per week within the hours of 7:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Preferred qualifications: College coursework in forensic science or criminal […]

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