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    The Branch of Aquatic Animal Drug Approval Partnership (AADAP) is responsible for coordinating approval and use of therapeutic drugs on aquatic species, and for ensuring sponsorship responsibilities relative to Investigational New Animal Drug in compliance with regulations of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Duties include, sample-counting fish, transferring fish, feeding fish, cleaning tanks, and maintaining established water flows, temperatures, and dissolved oxygen levels.

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    • Performs routine fish health evaluations, and prepares tissue samples for histological evaluation.
    • Designs, sets-up, and conducts pivotal studies evaluating the efficacy and/or target animal safety of various drugs and therapeutants.
    • Develops FDA-accepted Study Protocols that thoroughly describe all facets of proposed research investigations.
    • Assembles and reviews draft reports, final study reports, and other documents for submission to the FDA and peer-reviewed journals.
    • Prepares and presents study results at various meetings and workshops.
    • Operates government-owned or leased vehicles and equipment in accordance with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service?s safety policy.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

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