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Transcript: Looking for the Best and the Brightest to Join FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

Transcript: Looking for the Best and the Brightest to Join FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research


Are you smart, talented, ambitious, already at the top of your field or have the potential to be?

Learn what 4,500 people already know: how satisfying it is to work for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research is a rich resource of health care expertise and regulatory experience.

Many have discovered that it’s a rewarding place to work because of its mission to protect the public health, collaborative environment, and the breadth of products and review areas.

CDER is looking for people that have a science focus, are analytical, thrive in collaborative work environments, and have a desire to impact many lives.

While the work in the center is complex, the premise is simple: ensure drugs are reviewed for safety, effectiveness and quality to improve the health of people in the United States.

You will be part of the decision-making process and can work on a variety of different drug products, as well as all aspects of drug discovery, development, approval, and marketing.

Give us the opportunity and we’ll give you a career.

Working at FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research can give you experience with regulatory issues, diverse methodologies, clinical trial designs, observational studies and drug indications.

Collaborate with other highly-trained professionals.

Engage in research.

Participate in professional societies and associations.

Create outreach materials designed for consumers, such as videos, brochures, campaigns and peer-reviewed publications.

Once in, you’ll be able to take advantage of other opportunities and multiple areas of interest.

You will experience opportunities for growth and networking all while earning a good living.

And like every federal government office, we offer paid vacations, ten paid holidays, health care savings and insurance plans, and a federal pension.

Other special benefits include flexible workplace and work hours, training, on-site child care, and an on-campus workout facility.

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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