To the attention of Level 5 Forensic Studies Students: check out this opportunity to undertake a placement starting in September 2021.
With the forensic team of Criminologists at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies based at the University of Portsmouth.
Check out the post for more details and info:
Vacancy for the post of Forensic Laboratory Scientists to join Cellmark Forensic Services. Department: Forensic Laboratory Operations;
Contract type: Permanent
Benefits: Private medical insurance; Permanent Health Insurance; 25 days per annum holiday; 9 ½ x salary life insurance; Perkbox membership; 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme; Attractive group pension scheme
Closing date for applications: 14th February, 2021
Positions available at: Abingdon and Chorley site. Please specify in the application which site to be considered for.
More information and to apply for the position via the link:
Reminder: Forensic Anthropology and Fundraising Officer vacancy DEADLINE Sunday 17 January 2021 - UK
- Part-time (3 days a week);
- Applications: letter and CV, including the names and contact details of two referees;
- Sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org;
- Interviews likely to be held on 3 February 2021;
- Shortlisted candidates will be informed by 25 January 2021.
Informal enquiries : email@example.com.
Check the link for further info, personal specifications and application process:
Upcoming virtual conference: Forensic Archaeology SIG 1st Annual Virtual Poster Conference.
Date: Monday 8th March to Tuesday 9th March 2021;
Submission Deadline: Friday 26th February 2021;
Submission via email at firstname.lastname@example.org;
Specifications: Submission file to not exceed 8MB.
For more info check:
Two grant-funded opportunities with The Human Skeletal Biology Lab, housed in Des Moines University’s Department of Anatomy:
1) a paid post-doctoral research position starting Spring 2021 (with June 2021 as latest starting date);
2) a Masters of Anatomy Thesis student position with partial tuition funding starting Fall 2021.
Both funded through the National Institute of Justice grant awarded to Dr. Lauren Butaric, Ph.D. (PI) and Dr. Heather Garvin, Ph.D., D-ABFA (Co-PI) on a project focused on creating empirically-based guidelines for forensic identifications utilising the frontal sinus.
Info about: Des Moines University https://www.dmu.edu/
Info about: Department of Anatomy https://www.dmu.edu/anatomy/.
1.Post-Doctoral Research Position (2-year appointment):
The successful candidate will be expected to: 1) conduct research collecting/analyzing frontal sinus data utilizing CT scans and traditional radiographs; 2) mentor and supervise Masters of Anatomy and medical student researchers working in the lab on related aspects of the project; and 3) collaborate on the presentation of results, including participation in professional conferences (travel stipends provided) and manuscript preparations with authorship. Outside of the time allotted to the grant research, there are opportunities for the postdoc to gain experience in forensic anthropological casework, gross anatomy dissections, and teaching.
More details and how to apply: https://careers.dmu.edu/en-us/job/492382/postdoctoral-researcher (Job# 492382).
Potential applicants are encouraged to email: Lauren.Butaric@dmu.edu and/or Heather.Garvinemail@example.com with any questions regarding the position.
2.Masters of Anatomy Thesis-Track (starting semester: Fall 2021)
The Masters of Anatomy Thesis-Track is a two-year program in which students gain valuable experience learning gross anatomy with cadaveric dissections and conducting anatomical research. The chosen candidate will work closely with Dr. Butaric and Dr. Garvin on a thesis project related to forensic applications of frontal sinus variation. They will gain practical experience using advanced imaging software, learn how to conduct geometric morphometric analyses, and have opportunities for research presentation and co-authorship. There are additional opportunities to gain experience in forensic anthropological casework and to serve as graduate teaching assistants in gross anatomy labs.
Additional details on this program and how to apply: https://www.dmu.edu/msa/
Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to email LButaric@dmu.edu prior to the application process, and/or for questions regarding the program.
See brochures for further details.
The above described position working on the frontal sinus project, however, is the only one currently funded.
BAFA Winter Conference 2020: a sum-up of the key info for our BAFA Winter Conference 2020 can be found in the poster below! You still have time to register and submit a poster! We look forward to seeing you all on the 12th December.
Important reminder for non-members to pay the invoice sent by our Membership Secretary after registration! Many thanks in advance. BAFA is looking forward to welcoming the new members!
Vacancy: opportunity to apply for the position of Forensic Anthropology and Fundraising Officer with the RAI.
DEADLINE Sunday 17 January 2021 - UK.
Part-time (3 days a week).
Check the following link for more details and to apply:
BAFA is running a poster session for all members as part of our upcoming virtual Conference on the 12th December 2020.
Deadline: 9th December;
All submission are welcome but only those not previously seen will be eligible for the prizes;
Student prizes: three student prizes 100£ each to the "Presenter choice", "Attendees Choice", and "Committees Choice".
Submission: poster can be submitted following the link below:
Please email CONFERENCE@BAFA.UK with any enquires.
A warm welcome to all our Student Representatives for BAFA. The list of student representatives will be updated regularly to include new entries and make the community aware of the representatives currently active for BAFA.
University College London- Marion Davidson
University College London- Elizabeth Church
Liverpool John Moores University- Kayla Hummel
Liverpool John Moores University- Chloe beth Lambert
Liverpool John Moores University- Taylor Pumford
Liverpool John Moores University- Kieran Parker
Liverpool John Moores University- Kayleigh Hughes
University of Huddersfield- Catherine Maidment
Cranfield University- Antonia Nannetti
Cranfield University- Erin Ashby
Cranfield University- Christina Recheis
UCLAN- Michelle Houston
Wrexham Glyndwr University- Paige Tynan
Gujarat Forensic Sciences University- Pooja Chakraborty
UC Davis California- Mrs.Poonam Sharma
Exeter University- Hayley Jayne Hayes
Panjab University- Siddharatha Sharma
Dundee University- Rebecca Reid
Bournemouth University- Heather Tamminen
Bournemouth University- Samantha De Simone
University of Birmingham - Shaoyan Wang
BAFA would like to highlight also general volunteering opportunities for all members:
BAFA values the involvement of members in the development and promotion of initiatives, events and communications of topics related to Forensic Anthropology, and would like to promote more opportunities available for members to get involved in future activities.
Volunteering roles may be available during BAFA conferences and events, for the Social Media aspects and the ab FAB BAFA newsletter.
Some examples on how members could volunteer are:
* Assistance during conferences (included virtual events);
* Social Media Take Overs;
* Writing a “University Update” piece of the ab FAB BAFA newsletter;
* Promotion of charity fundraising events
Members that would like to register an interest in general volunteering will be inserted in a volunteers list and notified when opportunities become available. If members are interested in general volunteers, they just need to add the voice “General volunteer” in either the PROGRAMME or INSTITUTION section of the form.
Thank you all for the interest and support in BAFA.