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    Summary

    This position is located in the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition in College Park, MD.

    Additional selections may be made within the same geographical area FDA-wide.

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    Responsibilities

    • Develops information on the incidence and levels of contamination of foods by pesticide residues and other chemical contaminants and the relationship of contamination to agricultural and manufacturing practices.
    • Serves as an agency expert on pesticide policy related questions
    • including fully understanding and interpreting the provisions of the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act, Food Quality Protection Act and Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act.
    • Identifies areas where technological evidence and data are needed and makes recommendations regarding such research
    • Develops and Implements policies and programs; provides policy and program advice.
    • Prepares memoranda of status reports and position papers on important questions arising (within FDA, nationally, and internationally [Codex]) in the area of pesticide residues and other chemical contaminants.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    1320 Chemistry

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