Job Overview

Summary

The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visitNIH Overview

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Division of National Toxicology Program (DNTP), Program Operations Branch (POB), Chemistry and ADME (Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, and Excretion) Resources Group (CARG), is pleased to announce an exciting employment opportunity for an exceptional candidate to serve as a chemistry resource for multidisciplinary project teams. If you are an exceptionally talented, knowledgeable and motivated individual with experience in analytical chemistry or toxicokinetic studies AND you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining our branch. For more information about this branch please visit http://www.niehs.nih.gov/research/atniehs/labs/pob/index.cfm This position is located in the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

While not required, Applicants with experience in a variety of analytical chemistry techniques for chemical characterization and quantitation of trace levels of chemicals or products of chemical with macromolecules in biological matrices is preferred.

Duties

If selected for this position, you will:

·         Serve as the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) for one or more contracts performing a wide variety of chemistry activities and toxicokinetic studies in support of the mission of the DNTP;

·         Apply knowledge of chemical and biological theories, methodologies, and practices to independently manage and monitor the contracts for technical performance in accordance with all required specifications and guidelines;

·         Provide technical guidance and problem resolution to the contractors and to DNTP project leaders requesting studies;  

·         Oversee protocol outline development for the study design; 

·         Monitor the fiscal performance of contracts; 

·         Serve as a chemistry resource for DNTP multidisciplinary project teams in the design and interpretation of tasks or studies; 

·         Stay current and informed on advances in scientific and technological methods in specialty areas; 

·         Review, edit, write and prepare materials as needed; and present findings of studies conducted through contract resources.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel may be up to 5 nights per month.

Relocation Authorized

  • No