Research Veterinary Medical Officer

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 20, 2018
Closes
Sep 20, 2018
Function
Analyst, Research
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship requirement or proof of being a U.S. National must be met by closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.
  • Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
  • Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • Pre-employment medical examination may be required.
  • Position requires education. Please submit transcripts.
  • BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or equivalent degree, i.e., Veterinary Medical Doctor (VMD), obtained at a school or college of veterinary medicine accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA).
    OR
    Successfully graduated from a foreign veterinary medical school that is not accredited by the AVMA Council on Education. AND I have been certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG). AND I have passed the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and the Test of Written English (TWE) OR I have passed the International English Language Test System (IELTS) or the Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL).
    OR
    Successfully graduated from a foreign veterinary medical school that is not accredited by the AVMA Council on Education. AND you have a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice veterinary medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States that includes successful completion of the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE) or its predecessors, the National Board Examination (NBE) and the Clinical Competency Test (CCT). AND I have passed the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and the Test of Written English (TWE) OR I have passed the International English Language Test System (IELTS) or the Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL).
    OR
    Successfully graduated from a foreign veterinary medical school that is not accredited by the AVMA Council on Education AND you have proof that my education is equivalent to that gained in a veterinary medical program that is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education. This equivalency is established by an AVMA-accredited veterinary medical school or college that has accepted my final transcript at full value for placement into an advanced degree, postgraduate educational program, or training program (e.g. residency or graduate program). AND I have passed the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and the Test of Written English (TWE) OR I have passed the International English Language Test System (IELTS) or the Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL).

    ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
    You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level in the Federal Government obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: manage a research program supporting animal-based biomedical research; initiate and manage relationships with representatives who serve as the primary source of drug and imaging agents; formulate, establish, and coordinate the management of veterinary program activities and evaluate their effectiveness; provide guidance on a veterinary medical program and animal health standards and criteria; oversee the day-to-day management of clinical trial activities; perform veterinary medical diagnostic, surgical and treatment services for laboratory animals.

    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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Preview assessment questionnaire before you apply:https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10193588

    This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education.

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

    A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection/placement.
    PHS Commissioned Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps should also apply online to this announcement in order to receive consideration.
    Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement.
    The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers.
    The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.
    If selected, you must pass a pre-employment medical examination.
    This position is designated as a "non-emergency/non-teleworker" position and the selected candidate will be considered a "non-emergency/non-teleworker" employee.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Traditional rating and ranking of applications does not apply to this vacancy. You will be evaluated against the basic qualifications. Qualified applicants will be referred for consideration in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management direct hire guidelines. Veterans' Preference does not apply to the direct hire recruitment procedures.

    To be considered well qualified for the purposes of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must substantively exceed the basic qualifications and meet all eligibility, physical, medical, suitability, and all other requirements.

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    Drug test required No


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