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    About the Position: The Armed Forces Medical Examiner System Division of Forensic Toxicology provides comprehensive medical legal drug testing, surveillance, quality assurance oversight, Military Working Dog training aids for DoD and other federal agencies ensuring a fit-to-fight contingency fighting force.The incumbent serves as a technical coordinator for program development in the evaluation of new instrumentation or reagents to improve the technical efficiency or scope of mission.

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    Responsibilities

    • Serves as a technical coordinator for program development in the evaluation of new instrumentation or reagents to improve the technical efficiency or scope of mission among the military drug testing laboratories.
    • Assists and provides input on the acquisition and or development of reagents, novel methods, instrumentation and funding documents required to maintain the mission and scope of the Division.
    • Maintains technical watch on emerging drugs, geographic distribution, interface with Service Criminal Investigative Services, and develop matrices to evaluate cost benefits associated with new testing procedures.
    • Develops and prepares issue papers, point papers, and policy initiatives that result from program development initiatives to improve testing efficiency.
    • Establishes timelines, goals and objectives, and evaluation criterion for evaluation of new commercial instrumentation, reagents, or services used by the Division and the military drug testing laboratories.
    • Serves as a representative of the Division in meeting with and interfacing with the commercial sector in the development of new instrumentation and drug screening reagents.
    • Coordinates actions among appropriate military Service Offices and prepare briefing documents, slides, and issue papers to familiarize Offices of the cost benefits associated with contract initiatives.
    • Serves as a Laboratory Certifying Scientist for the Division and provides expert witness testimony and consultation in a variety of legal proceedings involving forensic toxicology within the DoD.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel up to 5% for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    1320 Chemistry

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