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 The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for Foreign Service Regional Medical Laboratory Scientists.

Regional Medical Laboratory Scientists provide invaluable support to U.S. government medical specialists, employees, and eligible family members at U.S. Embassies and Consulates. Responsibilities include managing laboratories at assigned posts in a given region, providing technical consulting and performing competency assessments, evaluating quality assurance, and implementing health/safety programs for laboratories and post populations. Regional Medical Laboratory Scientists receive continuing education credits by attending national laboratory CME programs each year.

Please read the entire vacancy announcement before applying to ensure you meet all of the requirements for this position. When you are ready to apply, visit USAJOBS and submit your completed application by August 25, 2020.

If you are interested in learning more about general opportunities and the Foreign Service lifestyle, please contact a Diplomat in Residence closest to your location. For any specific questions about this medical position, please contact
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 Applicants must be U.S. citizens, at least 20 years old to apply and at least 21 years old to be appointed. By law, all career candidates must be appointed to the Foreign Service prior to the month in which they reach age 60, except for preference eligible veterans. Applicants must also be available for worldwide service, and be able to obtain all required security, medical and suitability clearances.

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