Indiana State Police Hiring Forensic Scientists for the Fort Wayne Regional Laboratory

FORT WAYNE – The Indiana State Police is currently accepting applications for two civilian staffing positions at the Fort Wayne Regional Laboratory.  The FWRL will be hiring two Forensic Scientists for the Forensic Biology (DNA) Unit. 

Forensic Scientist IV- Forensic Biology (DNA) Unit; Vacancy# 2021078

This is an entry-level position that will support the Laboratory Division’s Forensic Biology (DNA) Unit.  At a minimum, successful applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Chemistry, or Forensic Science. Must have successfully completed the following courses prior to performing DNA casework: Genetics, Statistics, Bio-Chemistry, and Molecular Biology. Basic knowledge of the theory and practical operation of a variety of scientific instrumentation and analytical techniques. Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with both scientific and non-scientific personnel. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a motor vehicle.

Starting salary for all three of these positions is $46,709.00 per year. *Starting salary for these positions may be adjusted for education, experience, and training.

*The deadline for applications is September 17, 2021.  Applicants must apply online at

For more information applicants can contact Brandon P. Lowe, Personnel Officer for the Indiana State Police Human Resources Division at or (317) 232-8238.