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    Summary

    This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Center for Global Health (CGH), Division of Global HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis (DGHT), International Laboratory Branch (ILB), Atlanta, Georgia.

    CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Chemist you will:

    • Work within an area of primary interest in the field of chemistry or biochemistry.
    • Responsible for identifying, defining, and selecting specific problems for review, study and determining what appear to be the most fruitful investigations and approaches to the problem area.
    • Formulate hypotheses and develop and carry out the review of chemical studies, coping with novel, difficult, and unexpected problems.
    • Work with few guidelines due to the novel character of the work.
    • Work involves technical problem definitions, methods, and/or data that may be highly incomplete, controversial or uncertain.
    • Perform a key role in resolving issues that significantly affect scientific programs.
    • Extend and modify approaches, precedents, and methods to solve a variety of chemical problems with unprecedented and obscure aspects.
    • Utilize advanced technology, information resources and tools to accomplish work activities.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position - Domestic 10% International 15%

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    1320 Chemistry

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