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Winchester Engineering and Analytical Center
Welcome to FDA's Winchester Engineering and Analytical Center (WEAC), located just north of Boston in Winchester, MA. The WEAC laboratory provides specialized analytical services in engineering and medical devices and is FDA's only field lab providing radionuclide analyses. The work at the WEAC facility involves comprehensive evaluation of medical devices and radiation emitting appliances. WEAC is the primary field laboratory upon which CDRH relies for analytical services. All engineering analyses for the GWQAP analytical program are performed at WEAC. In addition to the specialized analytical procedures for radionuclides in foods and radiopharmaceuticals, WEAC performs chemical and microbiological testing.
The Winchester Engineering and Analytical Center (WEAC) is a team of highly motivated professional scientists, engineers, and associated staff dedicated to protect the public health through efficient, high quality regulatory analyses, research, inspections, and product standards activities. The focus of these efforts are the engineering, biological, and chemical hazards associated with medical devices, electronic products, radionuclides, and radiopharmaceuticals. The results of WEAC's activities play an integral part in FDA's mission to prevent or limit exposure of the public to unsafe or ineffective devices, drugs, and foods.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Conditions of Employment
(See Individual Occupational Requirements above for education requirements.)You MUST submit a transcript which includes a list of courses, grades, completion dates, and quarter or semester hours earned by the closing date of the announcement.Foreign Education If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For more information about this requirement, please visit the U.S. Department of Education website for Foreign Education Evaluation.