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    Summary

    You will serve as the Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer, you will serve as the staff expert and consultant in research and investigations relating to National Toxicology Program (NTP) studies. You will responsible for initialing or developing research policies, instructions and guidelines that apply to Division of the National Toxicology Program (DNTP) efforts related to understanding the processes of environmental disease.

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    Responsibilities

    • Develop plans for strengthening program and institute research and/or testing to address human health needs.
    • Provide leadership and direction and organize efforts to initiate pioneering programs and resolve critical issues involving national policies for such programs with national and international scope and impact.
    • Evaluate the utilization of pathology and toxicology resources against progress made, reorienting, and allocating scarce resources among major competitive programs to meet important new or changed policies and goals and to overcome unforeseen difficulties or unsatisfactory results.
    • Represent the program and institute at national and international meetings and maintain contacts and participation with eminent scientist in broad areas of expertise relating to programmatic and institute research goals.
    • Senior author and/or co-author of scientific manuscripts prepared by NTP staff for publication/presentation in scientific journals or scientific symposia.
    • Serve as lead scientific and technical consultant and an advisory resource to NTP/DNTP investigators by determining the need for technical guides to accomplish national research objectives and direct preparation of such guides as necessary.
    • Direct, assign, review, and evaluate the activities of technical staff directing methods development and validation, solving challenging technical problems; recommends training and development of employees; recommends promotions, awards. disciplinary actions and separations when necessary.
    • Effectively manage expenditures and the efficient utilization of existing and projected personnel, and equipment.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

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