If selected for this position, you will perform the following duties:
Develop policies and practices to protect and promote integrity in the Agencys scientific decisions and processes.
Represent the Agency and Chief Scientist to external governmental and non-governmental groups and activities that address and develop scientific integrity and dispute resolution policies and activities.
Lead ad hoc reviews of allegations of inappropriate actions, reaching conclusions about their merit, recommending appropriate agency responses, and managing communication with outside parties.
Ensure consistency of processes for like functions throughout the agency.
Work internally and with external stakeholders, as appropriate to identify areas at Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that need improvement, to assess best practices, and to build support for the agencys programs and mission.
Lead efforts to develop or improve processes and/or practices for critical agency programs or initiatives where such processes may be lacking, ineffective, or incomplete.
Work with senior leadership and appropriate officials at the Department level to implement policy initiatives, to include but not limited to foods, veterinary drugs, the nation's food supply, tobacco, and cosmetics, and ensure that the necessary practices, procedure and documents are developed to put forth those initiatives.