Steven Knott, US EPA FIFRA Executive Secretary for the Scientific Advisory Committee on Chemicals, has contacted SOT for assistance in identifying nominees for the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Scientific Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC). Specifically, they are looking for candidates who have demonstrated high levels of competence, knowledge, and expertise in scientific/technical fields relevant to chemical safety and risk assessment. Although not strictly limited to these areas, they are particularly looking for expertise in human health and ecological risk assessment, biostatistics, epidemiology, pediatrics, physiologically based pharmacokinetics (PBPK), toxicology and pathology (including neurotoxicology, developmental/reproductive toxicology, and carcinogenesis), and the relationship of chemical exposures to women, children, and other potentially exposed or susceptible subpopulations. For more information, the announcement for this opportunity can be found in the Federal Register at docket EPA-HQ-OPPT-2020-0135.
If you feel you are qualified and would like to be considered for service on this advisory committee, you can self-nominate by sending the following information to Steven Knott on or before April 16, 2020:
- Current contact information, including name, organization, current business address, email address, and daytime telephone number
- Your discipline and specific areas of expertise
- A curriculum vitae
- A biographical sketch indicating current position, educational background, research activities, and recent service on other federal advisory committees and national or international professional organizations