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Position: Commissioner

Company: Bureau of Forensic Sciences of Puerto Rico

Location:  San Juan

Position Description: Download Document


This position is open until filled. Please email CV, letter of interest, and salary requirements to Public Safety Secretary Hector Pesquera, . This position requires a PhD or MD and at least five years of experience as a forensic practitioner. Spanish language proficiency is preferred, but not required. The position supervises the medical examiner/pathology, crime laboratory and forensic investigators efforts of the Puerto Rico Bureau of forensic Science(Spanish: Negociado de Ciencias Forense) and reports directly to DSP Secretary Hector Pesquera-Puerto Rico Department of Public Safety —Spanish: Departamento de Seguridad Pública de Puerto Rico (DSP).

End date: January 9, 2019