Senior Forensic Analyst - Forensic Unit

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law
June 12, 2023
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Position Information

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Senior Forensic Analyst - Forensic Unit Department HSC-Center for Human ID-304600 Job Location Fort Worth Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information

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Salary Information Grade 13 Department Summary

The Center for Human Identification (CHI) is an accredited forensic laboratory on the campus of The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. With funding from the State of Texas and various Federal Government agencies, CHI supports forensic DNA testing, anthropological examinations, local CODIS operations, training, and various research and development initiatives. CHI also manages the Texas Missing Persons DNA Database.

Position Overview

Conduct forensic DNA analysis on samples submitted for criminal, civil, and missing person's investigations to establish the identity and/or source of biological materials, maintain and provide accurate testing and quality control records, and provide legal testimony as to the methods used and results obtained in forensic examinations.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and four (4) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred Qualifications Required License / Registration / Certification

Texas Forensic Science Commission Forensic Analysts License

Work Schedule

M-F, 8a-5p

Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title Senior Forensic Analyst Physical Requirements Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate

Job Duties


Casework examination following all Quality Assurance and Procedure Manual guidelines.


Data analysis, interpretation of results, and report generation.


Technical and administrative review of casework.


Provide expert witness testimony as required.


Assist in training and mentoring new analysts and technicians.


Supervise instrument maintenance and ensure that instrumentation is in proper working order.


Trouble-shoot quality assurance and instrument issues as needed.


Coordinate and directly participate in validation projects as needed.


Participate in the compilation and analysis of validation data and writing of validation summaries in conjunction with the Technical Leader.


Maintain proficiency in DNA analysis and interpretation by completing two external proficiency tests per year, as required by the National Standards.


Complete required hours of continuing education and review current scientific literature.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S5904P

Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment at HSC'S Center for Human Identification is contingent upon your agreement to provide a DNA sample for purposes of quality control to detect sample contamination.

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Supplemental Questions

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  • How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
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  • What is your highest level of education attained?
  • GED
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
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  • Doctorate
  • Would you be able to apply for and obtain the Forensic Analyst license from the Texas Forensic Science Commission prior to beginning any casework duties?
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  • Documents Needed to Apply

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  • Resume
  • References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
  • Optional Documents

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