The New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) is accepting applications for Visiting Scientist positions in Forensic Anthropology.
Each rotation will last for one month and will be available between September and May (break during June through August). Between one and nine people will be selected each year. All positions will be self-funded, the OCME will not provide any financial support.
The application period for the 2018-2019 program is closed. Applications for the 2019-2020 program should be submitted prior to May 01, 2019.
The New York City OCME is the largest medical examiner's office in the United States, with jurisdiction over cases in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island. Due to the city's high volume of cases, and particularly in light of the complex investigations associated with the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster, Forensic Anthropology plays a significant role in many aspects of OCME's daily operations.
The Visiting Scientist Program is open to domestic and international graduate students and professionals within the field of Forensic Anthropology. The program is designed to provide training and professional development by providing access to hands-on experience. This program immerses participants in various aspects of day-to-day operations within a medical examiner's office, with specific focus on the role of Forensic Anthropology. Visiting Scientists work closely with members of the Forensic Anthropology Unit and have continuous contact with other OCME departments. A certificate of completion will be provided at the end of the rotation.