Forensic Odontologist

Job description

UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title:

Forensic Odontologist

Department:

HSC-Center for Human ID-304600

Job Location:

Fort Worth

Full Time/Part Time:

Part-Time

Salary Information:

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Department Summary:

The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs; www.NamUs.gov) is a national information clearinghouse and resource center providing investigative and forensic support to missing, unidentified, and unclaimed person cases. Fully-funded by the National Institute of Justice and managed through a cooperative agreement with the University of North Texas Center for Human Identification, all NamUs services and resources are provided at no cost.

Position Overview:

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON THE AWARD OF GRANT FUNDING AND IS EXPECTED TO TERMINATE ON OR BEFORE SEPTEMBER 30, 2021.

The NamUs Forensic Odontologist will provide daily support to the Regional Program Specialist team and external stakeholders in the areas of acquiring, scanning, coding, uploading, and comparing dental information in NamUs. This position will also develop monthly forensic service statistics for programmatic progress reports serve as a forensic subject matter expert to support training, outreach, and other NamUs program initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) with seven (7) years of related experience in the field of forensic odontology.

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday

Driving University Vehicle:

No

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

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.

Classification Title:

NamUs Spec Odontology

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Kneeling, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Ability to communicate

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Provide daily assistance to NamUs stakeholders in the areas of obtaining, scanning, coding, uploading, and comparing dental information in NamUs.

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Reviewing NamUs case entries for completeness and appropriateness of information and communicating with relevant parties to make revisions to case data as necessary.

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Develop networks of criminal justice professionals and non-governmental agencies to enhance awareness and use of NamUs and identify agencies in need of training.

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Development and report monthly statistics regarding forensic services provided and turnaround time.

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Participate in NamUs training events and/or curriculum development as assigned.

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Serve as a liaison to IT development staff to assist with the development of dental search algorithms and other system enhancements.

Posting Number:

S1588P

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicant must possess a Department of Justice (DOJ) Public Trust (or higher) security clearance, or must begin the clearance process immediately upon hire and successfully obtain a DOJ Public Trust security clearance to continue employment.

Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/42516

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 2/13/2021
Application Due: 2/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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