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CDER’s Federal Employment Opportunities


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CDER’s Organizations

Learn more about each office by clicking below. (Coming soon)

Office of the Center Director
Office of Communications
Office of Compliance
Office of Executive Programs
Office of Regulatory Policy
Office of Survelliance and Epidemology
Office of Management
Office of Medical Policy
Office of New Drugs
Office of Pharmaceutical Quality
Office of Strategic Programs
Office of Translational Sciences

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CDER’s Employment Opportunities

GS SeriesOccupationVacancy Announcements
301Regulatory Information SpecialistCLOSED
601EpidemiologistCOMING SOON
0601Regulatory Health Project ManagersOPEN
1550Computer ScientistCLOSED
0696Consumer Safety OfficerCOMING SOON
0301Project SpecialistCOMING SOON
341Administrative Assistant/Administrative OfficerCLOSED
303Administrative Support AssistantsCLOSED
343Management AnalystsCOMING SOON
1529Math StatisticiansOPEN
301Project ManagerCOMING SOON
1320ChemistCOMING SOON
601Health ScientistsCOMING SOON
0610Nurse ConsultantOPEN
0405PharmacologistCOMING SOON
0403MicrobiologistCOMING SOON
0602Medical OfficerOPEN
1515Operations Research AnalystCLOSED
0301Regulatory CounselCOMING SOON


Students & Recent Graduates:
The Pathways Program offers federal internship and employment opportunities for current students, recent graduates and those with an advanced degree. There are three different paths available:
  • Internship Program
  • Recent Graduates Program
  • Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE):
The ORISE Research Participation Programs at FDA accept applications year-round for participation in non-employment training opportunities with various levels of stipend support. Current students, recent graduates, and faculty researchers are eligible for this program.
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