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FDA Forensic Chemistry Center (OH) – Chemist/Trace Evidence

9 May 2022 2:09 PM | MAFS Webmaster (Administrator)

The Forensic Chemistry Center (FCC), in Cincinnati, OH, is FDA's only laboratory dedicated to forensic analysis of FDA-regulated products. FCC's staff consists of talented analytical scientists who excel at creative thinking and problem solving. FCC contributes to FDA's mission to protect public health by performing forensic sample analysis, method development for emerging or novel problems, evaluation of new analytical technologies for regulatory analysis, and analytical response for public health emergencies.  FCC is accredited by ANAB for Forensic Testing and is in compliance with ISO/IEC 17025:2017 requirements. FCC is seeking to hire a laboratory scientist, who will be assigned to work in a specialty area, one of which is the Trace Evidence Section.  This Section provides specialized analytical services in forensic chemistry related to product tampering, counterfeiting, and adulteration. The tools employed by analysts in this unit include light microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, image analysis, variable wavelength light source analysis, and Raman and near-infrared spectroscopy and imaging.


To apply for a position at the FCC, please follow this link:


Note that the application at the link also includes positions at other FDA laboratories in AR and MI.  During the application process, be sure to select Cincinnati, OH as your location of choice, to be considered for employment at the FCC.  Deadline to apply is May 19, 2022.
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