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.Learn more about this agency
- 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.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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