Job Overview


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As a Supervisory Interdisciplinary Scientist in the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), Office of Analytics and Outreach, Division of Risk Assessment, you will be responsible for the implementation, management, organization, and direction of all the operations, program segment(s), functions, and activities of the division.



This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.


  • Leads and directs scientific risk assessment activities related to microbiological agents, food, allergens, toxins, and chemicals in foods, food additives, dietary supplements, and cosmetics for CFSAN-regulated products.
  • Develops and implements policies and plans.
  • Represents the Division in high level meetings with Congress, other Federal agencies, State, local, and foreign governments, the regulated industry, scientific professional and industry organizations, and public interest groups.
  • Directs the implementation of new laws and regulations on the scientific mission of the division.
  • Supervises scientific professionals, managers, and administrative personnel for the division.