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Forensic Scientist


Job Description

Forensic Scientist will work with the police to help solve crimes, they may be asked to give impartial scientific evidence in a court of law. They will collect samples such as body fluids, hair, fibres, or fragments from a crime scene and take them for analysis which may help in identifying a suspect or victim or provide other valuable information to help solve the crime.

Entry Requirements

A degree in a scientific subject such as biological sciences, chemistry, forensic science.

Required Skills

  • An excellent analytical and enquiring mind
  • Attention to detail
  • A logical and methodical approach
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team which could consist of scientists and police
  • The ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Starting Salary

£20,000 to £25,000

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