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    Summary

    As a Veterinary Medical Officer/Biological Scientist of the Policy, Evaluation and Licensing unit of the Center for Veterinary Biologics you will be part of a team to anticipate, develop and implement short and long range regulatory policies for veterinary biologics that satisfy both consumer and industry needs in a highly diverse and rapidly evolving scientific arena.

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    Responsibilities

    • The duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity.
    • The duties may include, but are not limited to:
    • Develops, reviews, and provides comments on new and revised rules, regulations, and procedures governing the importation, licensing and testing of veterinary biologics.
    • Plans, organizes, and participates in the execution of national programs to establish adequate testing standards to assess all veterinary biologics prior to release.
    • Cooperates with other staff and field personnel for the purpose of assuring that the biologics program is being effectively administered.
    • Consults/advises Federal/State officials, various professional/industry organizations, and general public about program objectives and scientific or administrative aspects of the biologics program.
    • Maintains necessary comprehensive and authoritative familiarity with scientific and commercial developments in the field of veterinary medicine and biological sciences.
    • Collaborates with organizations representing views of various entities in the administration of the Virus-Serum-Toxin Act.
    • Reviews current regulations and policies as well as proposed revisions to ensure t they are up-to-date, applicable, and in conformance with the Virus-Serum-Toxin Act.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel 25% or less for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

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