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Forensic Scientist Cover Letter Example

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07877 627 610
karen.m1@live.co.uk

27 June 2017

Mr Joshua Parr
Director
PK Forensic Services
130 Hazelwood Lane
Greater Manchester
M45 9LZ

Dear Mr Parr,

Re: Forensic Scientist Vacancy (ID: 424JK)

I am responding to your job advert on cvplaza.com website for a Forensic Scientist.

I graduated in 2016 with a first-class degree in BSc Forensic Science from Bournemouth University. Key modules that I studied include; Introduction to Forensic Investigation, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Forensic Law and Practice, Chemistry and Advanced Crime Scene. My final year project was entitled “Correlation between Crime and Mental Health in London.” My formal education has given me an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of forensic science, something which will be invaluable in this role.

Over the summer holidays, I voluntarily worked for two months at Crown Prosecution Service as an Investigations Assistant, where I was responsible for providing support and assistance to senior scientists conducting their investigations.

I have excellent communication skills with the ability to work with a variety of both technical and non-technical people and professionals. I consider myself to be a perfectionist with a very good eye for detail, something which is an essential requirement for this position.

I have attached my CV and supporting documents for your consideration. I am eagerly looking forward to further discussing my candidacy with you in person. Please feel free to contact me on the number above if you require anything else from me or if you would like to arrange a suitable time to meet. Thank you.

Yours sincerely,

~ Signature goes here ~

Karen Mathis.

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OVERVIEW

  • SALARY RANGE
    £20.000 – £40.000
  • ENTRY
    Degree and Work Experience
  • WORKING HOURS
    37+ hours per week

Competencies

  • Communication Skills
    Ability to effectively communicate complex ideas and concepts to a broad range of audiences
  • Scientific Method
    Ability to use scientific methods to investigate problems and propose solutions
  • Analytical Skills
    Having a logical and analytical approach to investigations
  • Observation Skills
    Paying attention to every aspect of the task or project and ensuring that no “small details” are overlooked
  • Problem-solving
    Excellent problem-solving skills to deal with issues or emergencies when required
  • Investigation
    Ability to search and examine a crime scene in a focused manner

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