Headquartered at NC State University with regional offices throughout the country, the IR-4 Project team is made up of highly-skilled professionals in a wide variety of fields who all have a common mission: to facilitate regulatory approval of sustainable pest management technology for specialty crops and specialty uses to promote public wellbeing.

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Associate Director – Regulatory Sciences

Location: NC State University, Raleigh, N.C.

The associate director for regulatory sciences is responsible for IR-4’s flagship Food Crop Program, including research efforts to develop U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) required Magnitude of the Residue (MOR) studies, regulatory submissions to enhance and expand crop groups/crop extrapolations, Integrated Solutions research, and international harmonization of pesticide regulatory schemes. As associate director, the incumbent is also involved in establishing and implementing national policies and procedures to ensure the efficient operations of the IR-4 Project. Applicants must have a Ph.D and extensive regulatory experience.

Quality Assurance Auditor

Location: NC State University, Raleigh, N.C.

Reporting to the national quality assurance unit manager, the quality assurance auditor will be an integral member of the IR-4 Project Quality Assurance Unit. This position will be responsible for performing various types of quality assurance audits of IR-4 Project generated raw data and reports to assist in ensuring the quality and integrity of IR-4 Project submissions to the EPA. Many of the functions of this position are required for the IR-4 Project to achieve compliance with EPA Federal Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs – as documented in Chapter 40- Code of Federal Regulations, Part 160).

Study Director (Multiple Positions)

Location: NC State University, Raleigh, N.C.

Reporting to the executive director, the study director will provide technical direction of IR-4 Magnitude of the Residue Studies that are performed by cooperating university and government scientists at various locations throughout North America. This position will also direct and manage approximately 30 ongoing IR-4-sponsored residue studies in various phases of completion, and will Independently develop “submission ready” data packages annually utilizing established national and/or international standards.