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    This position is being announced as a Chemist, GS-1320-11/12/13/14. The full performance level of each selection will be determined by the center.
    This Direct-Hire position is in the Food and Drug Administration, with multiple locations throughout the U.S. and its territories.
    Note: Salaries may vary based on the actual location you are hired at. You can reference OPM's 2018 General Schedule Pay Tables site to see the current locality-adjusted salary rates for any region.

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    • Perform scientific analysis, investigation, and research on the chemical and physical properties of food components, drugs, antibiotics, agricultural chemicals, immunogenic agents, biological products, and/or environmental agents.
    • Develop and modify analytical methods or research projects to study the composition, molecular structure, chemical properties, and chemical reactions of substances in natural and man-made environments.
    • Assist in writing comprehensive statistical and analytical reports from scientific investigations studies and projects.
    • Participate in developing analytical methods and extending their application to other substances, designing new sampling and sample preparation procedures and validation and collaborative studies.
    • Evaluate and interpret product safety and quality data, which contribute to complex, long range, and emerging issues of both a scientific and regulatory nature.
    • Ensure that the organization's strategic plan, mission, vision, and values are communicated and integrated into the team's strategies, goals, objectives, and work.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1320 Chemistry

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523341400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.