The Center for Human Identification Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Forensic Analyst Technical Leader to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: * Accountable for the technical operations of the DNA laboratory with authority to stop or suspend laboratory operations. * Evaluates and approves all validations, methods, and procedures used by the laboratory. * Proposes new or modified analytical procedures and provides technical problem solving as technical issues arise. * Designs and approves required validation studies and performance checks for new or modified analytical procedures and instruments. * Provides oversight and approval of training, quality assurance, safety, continuing education and proficiency testing programs. * Reviews and approves qualifications of new analysts, including developing, assessing and approving competency measures. * May function as a qualified analyst and perform casework to include processing and analysis of evidence, technical reviews, and administrative reviews. * Provides expert witness testimony as needed. * Supervises Forensic DNA analysts, technologists and the daily operations of the laboratory. * Directs casework flow through assignments of tasks and casework. * Monitors performance metrics. * Reviews internal and external audits. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.