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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Headquarters Positions

Associate Director – Regulatory Sciences

Location: NC State University, Raleigh, NC

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, NC

Reporting to the quality assurance 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 raw data and reports to assist in ensuring the quality and integrity of IR-4 Project submissions to the EPA. Preferred candidates will have experience in a GxP environment, excellent investigative decision-making skills and strong attention to detail.

Other Positions (Regional and Local)

Senior Program Manager

Location: New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

This position will serve as the IR-4 state liaison representative for New Mexico. The position will secure funding through IR-4’s western region to conduct an average of 15 magnitude-of-residue field trials annually, and will assure the quality and progress of GLP residue field trials. Additional responsibilities include developing educational programs for pesticide applicators and participating in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and pesticide safety extension and outreach.