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    Summary

    This position is located with the Agricultural Research Service, Animal Metabolism-Agricultural Chemicals Research Unit in Fargo, ND.

    The incumbent is responsible for investigating the absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of agriculturally relevant chemicals in food or laboratory animals and for characterizing chemical residues in food-animal products.

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    Responsibilities

    • Investigate the absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of agriculturally relevant chemicals in food (cattle, swine, poultry) or laboratory animals.
    • Characterizing chemical residues in food-animal (cattle, swine, poultry) products (milk, meat, eggs) and/or excreta (urine/feces).
    • Conduct qualitative and quantitative characterization of parent compound and/or metabolites in biological matrices of scientific or regulatory interest.
    • Provides expertise to team members on applicable in vitro and(or) in vivo methods for determining the metabolic fate of chemicals in food animals or food animal products.
    • Provides material contributions to research publications, annual reports, and project plans reviewed by the Office of Scientific Quality Review (OSQR). Assures that human, fiscal, and physical resources are utilized as planned.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    1320 Chemistry

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