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    This position is being advertised under a OPM government-wide Direct Hire issued on October 11, 2018 for Scientific, Technical, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and cyber-security related positions nationwide. All U.S. Citizens may apply.

    This Direct-Hire position is in theFood and Drug Administration (FDA), National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), Office of Scientific Coordination located in Jefferson, Arkansas.

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    • Collaborate with and provides expertise and consultation to colleagues within and external.
    • Analyze and interpret various scientific and medical techniques applied to a variety of conditions caused by diseases, injuries, and abnormal body functions treated with a wide variety of drugs and drug preparations.
    • Advise on veterinary aspects of laboratory animal medicine and governing laws, regulations, and policies as well as scientific research and commercial developments in veterinary medicine and related fields.
    • Author or co-author written reports and manuscripts for publications and presentation; is responsible for ensuring that studies are relevant to the needs of the FDA/NCTR.
    • Maintain close liaison with other health professionals in private industry, academia, and federal and state government, both in the United States and abroad to facilitate state-of-the-art veterinary medical practices.
    • Review and recommends approval of Animal Care and Use research proposals, communicates animal care and use regulations to research staff.
    • Provide technical oversight to professional and support staff within the animal facilities.
    • Serve as a technical authority in providing staff and other outside constituencies technical assistance and consultation on animal care and use in toxicological studies.
    • Assist the Supervisor of Veterinary Services Staff in the implementation, performance, and oversight of the institution's animal care and use program.
    • Participate in American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) site visits.
    • Participate in the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Board Certification by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM).

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/553534900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.