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    Summary

    The incumbent serves as Branch Chief with primary responsibility for proving research support and conducts investigative and mechanistic toxicology in project-driven coordination with Health Effects Initiatives and Program Management Teams.

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    Responsibilities

    • As a Supervisory Toxicologist you will serve as Branch Chief of the Mechanistic Toxicology Branch?(MTB) with a critical role in leading on-site, program-responsive, laboratory support to project teams in the DNTP. Duties include:
    • ~ Leading multidisciplinary teams and conceiving, developing, designing, interpreting, and reporting toxicology, carcinogenicity and other applied and basic science research activities.
    • ~ Conducting in vitro and in vivo evaluations of the potential health impact of consumer products, medicinal herbs, pharmaceuticals, occupational chemical exposures, biological agents and ever-evolving novel substances such as nanoscale materials.
    • ~ Developing innovative capabilities that further the mechanistic understanding of human responses to environmental exposures.
    • ~ Writing original scientific papers and submit critical reviews of scientific literature.
    • ~ Integrating state-of-the-art technologies into MTB research to solve complex problems.
    • ~ Designing research and/or testing protocols to characterize the toxicologic and/or carcinogenic potential of specific chemicals and/or agents.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    0415 Toxicology

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