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Chemist – Dover, Delaware
Defense Health Agency, Department of Defense
Job ID: 468283Start Date: 06/15/2021End Date: 06/29/2021
Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Education: Applicants must meet one of the education requirements below. Degree: physical sciences, life sciences, or engineering that included 30 semester hours in chemistry, supplemented by course work in mathematics through differential and integral calculus, and at least 6 semester hours of physics. Combination of education and experience — course work equivalent to a major as shown in A above, including at least 30 semester hours in chemistry, supplemented by mathematics through differential and integral calculus, and at least 6 semester hours of physics, plus appropriate experience or additional education. In addition to the above requirements, applicants must meet the following requirement: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: Assisting with the preparation and development of policy initiatives to determine the efficiency of testing and program requirements related to Forensic Drug analysis; Providing technical coordination assistance to evaluate new instrumentation or reagents of division program developments; Aiding in the acquisition and development of reagents, novel methods, instrumentation and funding documents required to maintain mission scope and operations; Testifying in legal proceedings to provide Forensic Toxicology input as a witness; and Reviewing and/or certifying Forensic Toxicology data and casework to maintain the mission. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12).
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