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Transcript: Why it’s cool to be a statistician at FDA

Are you smart, talented, ambitious and know your way around data? Take a calculated risk and join the Federal government.

Examine what more than 190 statisticians already know: how satisfying it is to work at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, also known as CDER.

While the work at CDER is complex, the premise is simple: you make sure that safe and effective drug and biological products are available to improve the health of people in the United States.

Statisticians are essential in the drug and biologics development and review processes because they ensure the validity and accuracy of findings at all stages. This type of work is indispensable for protecting public health.

Like all federal government agencies, CDER offers vacation time, health care, ten paid holidays, retirement savings and insurance plans. Other special benefits include flexible workplace arrangements, training, on-site child care, and an on-campus workout facility.

Give us the opportunity and we’ll help take your career to the next level. FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research is a rich resource of statistical expertise and regulatory experience.

More than 190 of your fellow statisticians have discovered that it’s a unique place to work because of its mission to the public health, collaborative environment, and the breadth of products and review areas.

Run the numbers, analyze the data and see how working for CDER could be the right decision for you.

To join CDER, go to usajobs.gov and search FDA/CDER to see a list of available openings and required qualifications.

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