Job seekers hoping to land a position in President-elect Barack Obama's administration would be wise to pick up a copy of the US government's Plum Book, which lists some key science positions to be filled as Obama linkurl:takes over; from outgoing President, linkurl:George W. Bush.; Speculation has already started to linkurl:swirl; around who Obama will pick to head The Department of Health and Human Services and the Food and Drug Administration. The Plum Book, officially titled __The United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions__, is 209 pages filled with job announcements for virtually every government agency from the linkurl:Department of Homeland Security; to the Japan-United States Friendship Commission. Here are some of the science agencies seeking replacements for exiting Bush-appointees: The Office of Science and Technology Policy has 13 available posts from director to policy assistant - commanding starting annual salaries of $172,200 and $39,795, respectively. The Department of Health...

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