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1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for Pharmacologist, GS-0405.
2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience which meets the minimum requirement for Pharmacist GS-0660.
3. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience which meets the minimum requirement for Chemist, GS-1320.
4. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Additional Qualification Requirements for 0405/Pharmacologist, 0660/Pharmacist-15, 1320/Chemist.
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and
Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.
5. Oversee review of the Investigational New Drug Applications to ensure targeted therapy strategies are appropriately promoted and proactively applied to improve risk/benefit relationships, especially through use of innovative drug development methodologies and tools (e.g., trial designs, biomarkers).
6. Oversee New Drug Applications (NDAs) and Biologic Licensing Applications (BLAs) to ensure that issues around therapeutic individualization have been adequately addressed to inform regulatory decisions, drug labeling, and post-marketing studies.
7. Survey approved drugs to identify opportunities to incorporate pharmacogenomics information into drug labeling, improving benefit/risk balance.
8. Plan, manage, organize and direct all operations, research activities, and educational efforts of a group as carried out by subordinate supervisors and/or team leaders and highly trained and skilled staff.
9. Evaluate budget, fiscal, and administrative controls to manage the group's program segment(s) and services.
10. Direct the preparation, clearance, and finalization of the group's program responses to inquiries covering all aspects of the programs, functions, and activities of the group.
11. Develop and implement policies and procedures related to pharmacogenomics/targeted therapy in early and late phase clinical trials.
12. Develop new policies and procedures related to the regulatory evaluation of biomarker-drug combinations and targeted therapies.
13. Prepare written primary or secondary review, which requires the assessment of Clinical Pharmacology studies, including identifying deficiencies, and providing recommendations.
14. Make decisions related to safety/efficacy/labeling of drugs and drug products.
15. Prepare the results of analysis and evaluations, define problems, and identifies deficiencies and state conclusions.
16. Represent an organization in dealing and negotiating with Federal agencies, State, local and foreign governments, industry professional organizations and public interest groups.
17. Respond to inquiries on scientific issues in Clinical Pharmacology including pharmacodynamics and personalized medicine.
18. Serve as an expert point of contact for an organization on external queries related to personalized medicine and targeted therapy.