U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
ADVANCE YOUR CAREER WITH OPPORTUNITIES IN PUBLIC HEALTH
The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Office of New Drugs located on the FDA’s new White Oak Campus in Silver Spring, Maryland is seeking individuals to serve in the highly challenging and innovative atmosphere of drug development, regulation and research.
.If you are looking for the opportunity to:
• Advance the public health through new drug development
• Experience teaching and training opportunities
• Work with a wide range of scientific disciplines in a team oriented atmosphere
We may have a position that is right for you!
• Physicians Various Medical Specialties
Evaluate clinical trial data related to the safety and efficacy of new drugs
Civil service base salary at the GS-14 level plus an additional very generous supplemental allowance determined by relevant experience and medical specialty.
• Scientists Pharmacologists, Toxicologists, Biologists, Microbiologists
Determine scientific validity of manufacturer’s tests relating to safety and efficacy of new drugs
Civil Service Salary at the GS 12 or 13 level ($74,842-$115,742) depending on level of experience
• Consumer Safety Officers
Perform project management and liaison responsibilities by monitoring work progress and performing coordination activities with pharmaceutical industry officials
Civil Service Salary at the GS 9-12 level ($51,630-$97,333) depending on level of experience
All positions include an excellent Federal Government Benefits Package including health and life insurance, thrift savings plan, retirement, flexible work schedules and opportunities for professional development. Relocation Expenses and Student Loan Repayment may be offered to eligible candidates.
GENERAL INFORMATION: The following positions may be filled as civil service or U.S. Commissioned Corps, which requires U.S. citizenship. Permanent U.S. residents may apply for Staff Fellowship appointments in physician and scientist positions. Graduates of foreign colleges/universities must provide proof of U.S. education equivalency certification.
PHYSICIANS: Basic Requirements: Degree: Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicant's graduation. [A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country).]
SCIENTISTS: An advanced degree such as a PhD, Pharm D., or D.V.M, in an appropriate medical, biological, veterinary or physical science, or pharmacy is highly desirable.
Pharmacologists: Basic Requirements: Degree: with a major in an appropriate biological, medical, veterinary, or physical science, or in pharmacy that included at least 30 semester hours in chemistry and physiology and 12 semester hours in pharmacology. Toxicologists: Basic Requirements: Degree: toxicology; or an appropriate discipline of the biological, medical, or veterinary sciences that included at least 30 semester hours in chemistry, biochemistry, or physiology, and 12 semester hours in toxicology. Biologists: Basic Requirements: Degree: biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position. Microbiologists: Basic Requirements: Degree: microbiology; or biology, chemistry, or basic medical science that included at least 20 semester hours in microbiology and other subjects related to the study of microorganisms, and 20 semester hours in the physical and mathematical sciences combining course work in organic chemistry or biochemistry, physics, and college algebra, or their equivalent.
CONSUMER SAFETY OFFICERS: Basic Requirements: Degree or combination of education and experience, which includes at least 30 semester hours in one or a combination of courses in the fields of biological science, chemistry, pharmacy, physical science, food technology, nutrition, medical science, epidemiology, engineering, veterinary medical science, or related scientific fields.
FOR CONSIDERATION: Submit electronic curriculum vitae with a cover letter to Recruitment Team via e-mail at:
OND-Employment@fda.hhs.gov no later than November 30, 2010. Please indicate that you are applying to source code # 10-021.
For more information, contact the Office of New Drugs/Recruitment Team at 301-796-0800.
FDA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND HAS A SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT.
MINORITIES, WOMEN, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.