Sample Forensic Scientist Resume

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Michael Crenshaw
3281 Traction Street
Inman, SC 29349

Job Objective Seeking to work as Forensic Scientist for the right company where I can provide excellent service to the customers.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Highly experienced in forensic evidence collection, analysis, interpretation and documentation
  • Profound knowledge of chemistry, bioinformatics, next generation sequencing, DNA techniques and biology concepts
  • Outstanding knowledge of gas chromatography, disinfection procedures and handling of hazardous evidence
  • Familiarity with of criminal court proceedings and applicable government laws
  • Ability to communicate laboratory staff, attorneys, and law enforcement personnel in a helpful manner
  • Ability to identify, collect and analyze evidence materials fromcrime scenes

Professional Experience:

Forensic Scientist
Strategic Analysis, Inc, Inman, SC
August 2012 – Present


  • Performed forensic analysis and conducted scientific examinations of evidence materials.
  • Prepared and maintained analytical reports, result reports, QA/QC documentation and preventive maintenance RECORDS.
  • Attended court trials and presented testimony in court as an expert witness.
  • Advised and delivered technical assistance to law enforcement personnel and attorneys.
  • Trained and directed assigned laboratory staff on usage and operation of automated laboratory instruments.
  • Oversaw and performed routine maintenance checks, laboratory audits and accreditation audits, as needed.

Forensic Scientist
Quest Diagnostics, Inman, SC
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Conducted on-site investigations and assisted with crime scene reconstructions.
  • Identified, collected, tested and classified evidence from crime scene.
  • Prepared and maintained accurate test reports, analysis reports, records and documents.
  • Gave testimony in court and served as an expert witness during court proceedings.
  • Built and maintained positive professional relationships with law enforcement officers and court representatives.
  • Trained assigned staff in evidence collection and preservation, and assisted them in using laboratory information system.


Master’s Degree in Forensic Science
Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Example #2

Steven Moore
6901 West Main 26 Street
Illinois, 61801
[email protected]

Objective Looking for the position of forensic scientist in a well reputed organization where I can utilize my expertise in crime laboratory techniques for the benefit of the company.
Summary of Skills:

  • Strong ability to exercise a meticulous and methodical approach to work
  • Expertise in using specialized equipment
  • An eye for detail, and skilled in interpreting scientific results
  • Profound analytical and logical reasoning skills
  • Experienced in Latent Print Comparison, Firearms Examination, Toxicology and Forensic Biology

Professional Experience:

  • Forensic Scientist, 2007 to Present
  • City of phoenix, AZ


  • Examined bloodstains, saliva, semen, dirt, shoe prints, tire treads, hair and skin scrapings.
  • Collected and preserved criminal evidence used to solve cases.
  • Evaluated evidence from the victims, vehicles, and scenes of crimes.
  • Justified findings under cross-examination in courts of law.
  • Examined DNA samples to determine if they match other samples.

M.S., criminology, 2006
New York University
B.S., Forensic Science, 2004
University of Arizona

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