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As an Interdisciplinary Scientist in the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of Food Safety, Division of Seafood Science and Technology, Chemical Hazards Science Branch, you will serve as a chemist or pharmacologist in specialized research activities addressing chemical hazards in seafood.
This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-FDA-CFSN-MP-13-866541 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 job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
- Participate in multidisciplinary studies to investigate pharmacokinetics and metabolism of drugs and other chemicals in aquatic food-producing animals.
- Identify biomarkers of exposure, total residues, and potential toxicity of drugs and other chemical contaminants and their metabolites n seafood.
- Develop, modify, and validate rapid screening and confirmatory analytical methods for monitoring of drugs and other chemical residues in seafood.
- Develop and implement training programs for transfer of technology to public health laboratories.