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Forensic Scientist within CIA’s Directorate of Science and Technology apply deep technical expertise to provide identity-driven analysis and innovative solutions for complex mission requirements.
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Job Grade: 8
Total Openings: Many
As a Forensic Scientist within CIA’s Directorate of Science and Technology (DS&T), you will apply your deep technical expertise to provide identity-driven analysis and innovative solutions for complex mission requirements. DS&T Forensic Scientists typically leverage traditional forensic laboratory capabilities to technically identify or support ongoing mission requirements. Successful Forensic Scientists are detail-oriented, self-motivated, creative, collaborative, and results-driven. DS&T Forensic Scientists operate state of the art laboratory equipment while working incoming requests, develop new capabilities, and conduct in-depth, cutting-edge research.
Minimum Qualifications Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA, including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation Desired Qualifications Advanced degree is strongly desired Experience as a forensic professional and technical analyst Formal training in a forensic discipline Experience working in an accredited and recognized forensic laboratory Experience working with forensic databases Familiarity with forensic standards and requirements Current membership in recognized professional organizations within the field Demonstrated interest in applying technology to solve challenging problems Strong verbal presentation skills Demonstrated ability to write clear, concise text Willingness to travel domestically and abroad