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    This position is located in the Department of Health and Human (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in one of the following locations: Greenbelt, MD, College Park, MD, Rockville, MD, and/or Silver Spring, MD.

    This announcement will be used to fill various positions. Positions may or may not have promotion potential. Additional selections may be made within the same geographical area FDA-wide.

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    • Conducts research and evaluates premarket and postmarket data that supports product safety, efficacy, performance, and quality.
    • Reviews and evaluate the results of nonclinical pharmacological and toxicological studies submitted in support product applications.
    • Interpret and evaluates the results of studies to determine the validity and scientific significance and to ensure all the necessary information was obtained.
    • Attends meetings, conferences and symposia of organizations to remain aware of scientific developments, to exchange ideas with other scientists engaged in related work, and develop background data pertinent to the program.
    • Provides recommendations for solutions on a variety of toxicity issues such as neuro- toxicity, reproductive toxicity and developmental toxicity, carcinogenicity, cardiotoxicity, etc.
    • Conducts safety assessments on drug products, requiring review, interpretation, and integration of toxicology information for communicating a regulatory recommendation to multiple review disciplines
    • Provides written and oral communication regarding toxicology issues in pre- and post-marketing review activities.
    • Reviews and evaluates toxicological studies; environmental toxicity, and information to ensure the safety of human drugs, animal drugs, food for animals, food products made from animals to humans and to the environment
    • Analyzes biochemical, toxicological, physiological, or related data to conduct risk assessments.
    • Provides guidance and recommendations to solve complex toxicology issues related to human drugs,animal drugs, foods, and devices.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0415 Toxicology

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/510140200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.