Deputy Director for Research, RS-0401/0403/0415-00


Vacancy ID: 785558   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-13-AD-785558   USAJOBS Control Number: 331119900

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1. Title of Job

Deputy Director for Research, RS-0401/0403/0415-00
2. Biographic Data

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4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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10. Lowest Grade

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12. Special Knowledge

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20. Occupational Specialties

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001 Deputy Director for Research
002 Deputy Director for Research
003 Deputy Director for Research

21. Geographic Availability

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052045069 Jefferson, AR

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the Basic Qualifications Requirements for Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences Series, 0401, Microbiologist, 0403, or Toxicologist, 0415.

A. For 0401, I have successfully completed a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree that includes a major field of study in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the positions- or combination of education and experience -- Courses equivalent to a major, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.For 0403, I have successfully completed a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree that includes a major field of study in microbiology - or biology, chemistry, or basic medical science that included at least 20 semester hours in microbiology and other subjects related to the study of microorganisms, and 20 semester hours in the physical and mathematical sciences combining course work in organic chemistry or biochemistry, physics, and college algebra, or their equivalent or combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major in microbiology, biology, chemistry, or basic medical science that included courses as shown in above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.For 0415, I have successfully completed a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree that includes a major field of study in toxicology - or an appropriate discipline of the biological, medical, or veterinary sciences that included at least 30 semester hours in chemistry, biochemistry, or physiology, and 12 semester hours in toxicology.

2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the Minimum Qualifications Requirements for Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences Series, 0401, Microbiologist, 0403, or Toxicologist, 0415.

A. I have one year of specialized experience which includes experience organizing, planning, and directing scientific research programs in the areas of systems biology, personalized medicine, biochemical toxicology, genetic and molecular toxicology, microbiology, bioinformatics, biostatistics, neurotoxicology, and imaging.
B. I do not meet the requirements as described above.

INSTRUCTIONS:  For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training.  Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training,or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or taining in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employeee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Serves as principal advisor on science and research matters that impact policy, direction, and long-range program goals.

4. Advises on all matters pertaining to regulatory practices and requirements in the field of toxicology.

5. Participates in planning, organizing, and coordinating major research programs.

6. Assists in formulating overall science policies and in establishing program objectives and priorities for the conduct of translational and regulatory science research.

7. Initiates the development and preparation of intermediate and long-range research plans and specific proposals.

8. Conducts in-depth program appraisals, continuously reviewing and evaluating research results and needs to ensure optimum effectiveness, and recommends program changes when appropriate.

9. Acts as the official responsible for the management of research projects contracts in assigned program areas.

10. Anticipates future needs in facilities, contracts, and funding.

11. Participates in and contributes to overall planning and policy activities of research institutions, state and federal agencies, laboratories, academia, and the scientific community at large.

12. Issues reports on scientific findings and coordinates research in program areas with leading scientists in other segments of scientific community.

13. Meets regularly with division and program directors, agency officials, and top-level officials of other agencies to provide scientific advice and input for long-term research planning.

14. Ensures implementation of highly visable scientific research programs.

15. Provides expertise and leadership on scientific, regulatory, and policy matters and in managing and directing scientific, professional, managerial, and technical support personnel.