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Open Toxicologist positions at FDA Center for Tobacco Products - FDA Center for Tobacco Products

Notice!This listing has expired and should not be applied for.
Full-time position
Closing Date: April 1, 2017
Job #11190
Posted: March 1, 2017

**This is an FDA-wide announcement, so ensure that you select CTP as your Center of interest when you apply. 


Open positions:


GS-11 ($66,510.00 - $86,460.00 / Per Year) :


GS-12 ($79,720.00 - $103,639.00 / Per Year):


GS-13 ($94,796.00 - $123,234.00 / Per Year) : 


 ** Don’t forget to attach transcripts (if required), including undergraduate.



We would also encourage you to continue to visit the CTP jobs page ( as well as USAJOBS ( for future opportunities. 


More about the Toxicologist position at FDA Center for Tobacco Products:


Are you looking to contribute to the effort to reduce the impact of tobacco use on the nation’s health? Then join the FDA Center for Tobacco Products (CTP). Help us shift the trajectory of tobacco-related death and disease to create a healthier future for America. CTP is always looking for high-caliber and diverse applicants to fill a wide range of positions.


Incumbent identifies needs for new methods and approaches to toxicity testing, and plans and implements projects to satisfy those needs. Advises other federal agencies, state organizations, and private industry on methodologies to assess novel and complex tobacco components. The toxicologist incorporates toxicity-related issues and tobacco-related concerns into scientific activities and assessment and works to maintain integrity of the methodology used in tobacco product development.




Required: Bachelor’s or higher degree 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.  A doctoral degree is strongly preferred. US citizenship is required.