Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: Food and Drug Administration
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Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American! At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere. It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens. Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.
As a Veterinary Medical Officer in the Office of Research, Division of Applied Veterinary Research, Center for Veterinary Medicine, you will perform research and conduct studies with a variety of domestic animals and poultry. The studies involve both healthy and diseased animals, a wide range of pharmacological and chemical preparations and application of various sciences and techniques. Areas of research include, but are not limited to, toxicity and metabolism studies on animals with drugs and/or contaminated feeds of several types; evaluating interactions between drugs and environmental chemicals; evaluating the metabolism, absorption, distribution and elimination of drugs from tissues and organs; and verifying milk residue patterns from intramammary or other routes of drug administration.
All U.S. Citizens: This announcement is being posted using a government-wide direct hire authority (DHA). Under DHA, all qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official for consideration. While veterans' preference does not apply in DHA, veterans are encouraged to submit their documentation.
This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-FDA-CVM-MP-13-866461 under merit promotion procedures. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.
This vacancy may also be filled as an Interdisciplinary Scientist position. Please review the qualifications for this position under announcements HHS-FDA-CVM-DE-13-866337 under competitive examining procedures, and HHS-FDA-CVM-MP-13-866379 under merit procedures. You must apply to each announcement in order to be considered.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
- U.S Citizenship
- Suitability for Federal employment determined by background investigation
- May be required to serve a one-year probationary period