Oklahoma Office of the Chief Medical Examiner seeks a full time forensic anthropologist. The successful candidate will have a minimum of a master’s degree in anthropology; experience/background with medicolegal death investigations; and demonstrable experience in both forensic anthropology and archeological principles, procedures, techniques, and authoring case reports.
Duties and Responsibilities: Determine forensic significance of skeletal remains reported to the OCME; aid law enforcement with the search and recovery of human remains; prepare remains for evaluation; provide oral and/or written reports on biological indicators, trauma, and toolmarks; complete radiographs and conduct radiographic identifications; work with dental, fingerprint, and DNA experts for identification purposes; enter and manage cases in NamUs; collect and submit DNA from unidentified persons; contact families of missing persons to collect antemortem data or familial DNA; review all potential matches for unidentified persons; communicate with law enforcement, family members, and legal representatives; testify as required; provide instruction as needed; and participate in agency committees.
Special Requirements: Submit a cover letter along with CV outlining experience and qualifications. Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and membership in AAFS. Employees must maintain the physical and mental stamina to perform the work and pass a rigid character and background investigation.
The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.
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