The Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Silver Spring, Maryland, is actively recruiting physicians with experience and/or interest in clinical trial design and data analysis in rare genetic diseases to serve in a dynamic, highly challenging, and innovative atmosphere at the intersection of law, medicine, and science. Medical Officers are the cornerstone of FDA's mission to ensure the safety and efficacy of drug products. As a medical officer, you will have the opportunity to:
Advance the public health through new drug development;
Experience teaching and training opportunities;
Interact with pharmaceutical companies and develop health policy;
Work with a wide range of scientific disciplines in a team-oriented atmosphere.
SALARY & BENEFITS
Civil service base salary at the GS-14 level, plus a generous supplemental allowance determined by relevant experience, medical specialty, and board certification;
Excellent Federal Government benefits package (health insurance, life insurance, thrift savings plan, retirement, etc.);
Relocation expenses and student loan repayment may be paid to eligible candidates;
Flexible and/or home-based work schedules available.
Applicants must have a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree from an accredited medical school. Graduates of foreign medical schools must be certified by the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). Candidates for Civil Service or U.S. Commissioned Corps must be U.S. citizens. Permanent U.S. residents may apply for staff fellowship appointments.
If you have any questions, you may direct them to the Recruitment Team at email@example.com or (301) 796-0800. Those who wish to apply should submit their cover letters and CV/resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate that you are applying to source code 19-006EG.
FDA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER WITH A SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT
Internal Number: 19-006EG
About FDA's Office of New Drugs
FDA is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services.
The FDA's organization consists of the Office of the Commissioner and four directorates overseeing the core functions of the agency: Medical Products and Tobacco, Foods, Global Regulatory Operations and Policy, and Operations.
The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.
The FDA is also responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines and foods more effective, safer, and more affordable; and helping the public get the accurate, science-based information they need to use medicines and foods to improve their health.