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Mitochondrial DNA Analyst Lorton Virginia

Requisition Number 17-79516 Date posted 08/07/2017 Shift 1 Work Schedule Monday- Friday 8am to 5pm
Job Description * Performing mitochondrial DNA analysis on evidentiary and/or reference samples as part of Bode Cellmark's forensic casework team; * Interpreting results of analysis and providing detailed summaries or reports to clients; * Completing all documentation to support forensic findings and providing courtroom testimony as needed; * Maintaining chain of custody; * Performing maintenance on laboratory equipment and quality control of reagents used for casework analysis as needed;
Requirements Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in biology, chemistry, or forensic science related area; Master's degree in biology, chemistry, or forensic science preferred; Candidates must have successfully completed 9+ credits in biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology and have coursework or training in statistics or population genetics; Minimum of 1 year forensic mitochondrial DNA testing experience required, 2-3 years of forensics lab experience preferred; familiarity with accreditation standards is a plus Excellent oral and written communication and organization skills;