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Title 21: 21st Century Cures Act Positions

The 21st Century Cures Act was enacted on December 13, 2016 and Section 3072 of the Act grants the Commissioner of Food and Drugs the authority to appoint and set the annual rate of pay for outstanding and qualified candidates to scientific, technical, or professional positions that support the development, review, and regulation of medical products.  

The positions listed below are being filled under an excepted hiring authority, Title 21, Section 3072 of the 21st Century Cures Act. The candidate selected for these positions will serve under a career or career-conditional appointment and be paid under the provisions of the authority. Additional information on 21st Century Cures Act can be found here.

Title 21 Open Vacancies

Director, Division of Imaging, Diagnostics & Software Reliability (DIDSR)

The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories (OSEL) is recruiting for a Director of the Division of Imaging, Diagnostics & Software Reliability (DIDSR) to provide strategic guidance and oversight for all Division activities, technical, administrative, and budgetary, in support of medical device innovation, safety, and effectiveness.

Physician (Nephrologist)

The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of New Drugs (OND), Office of Cardiology, Hematology, Endocrinology and Nephrology (OCHENN), Division of Cardiology and Nephrology (DCN) is recruiting for a Physician (Nephrologist) to provide regulatory oversight for investigation studies during drug development and making decisions regarding marketing approval for new (innovative or non-generic) drugs.

Physician (Cardiologist)

The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of New Drugs (OND), Office of Cardiology, Hematology, Endocrinology and Nephrology (OCHENN), Division of Cardiology and Nephrology (DCN) is recruiting for a Physician (Cardiologist) to provide regulatory oversight for investigation studies during drug development and making decisions regarding marketing approval for new (innovative or non-generic) drugs.

Cybersecurity Specialist (Interdisciplinary)

The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories (OST) is recruiting for a Cybersecurity Specialist (Interdisciplinary) to work with leading cyber security experts to develop cyber policy, proactively address vulnerabilities, and respond to cyber attacks to protect public health in America.

Supervisory Regulatory Project Health Manager (Staff Chief)

The Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), Office of Tissues and Advanced Therapies (OTAT), Division of Regulatory Project Management (DRPM), Regulatory Management Staff I & II is recruiting for a Supervisory Regulatory Project Health Manager (Staff Chief) to serve as the supervisor and technical authority for administrative and regulatory screening of all products in the biological licensing area regulated by the Office.

Associate Director for Therapeutic Review

The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of New Drugs (OND) is recruiting for Associate Director for Therapeutic Review to provide direction and leadership to scientific and clinical review staff involved in the complex task of regulating and evaluating new drugs and biological products.

Deputy Associate Director for Medical Products, Tobacco, and Specialty Laboratory Operations

The Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA), Office of Regulatory Science (ORS), Office of Medical Products, Tobacco, and Specialty Laboratory Operations (OMPTSLO) is recruiting for a Deputy Associate Director for Medical Products, Tobacco, and Specialty Laboratory Operations for the facilitation of office staff coordination and communications between multiple program offices/laboratories and includes oversight of research, streamlining the review process, and oversight for the activities related to regulatory science within the super office to improve efficiency, make timely decisions, and ensure consistency.

Senior Science Advisor

The Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA), Office of Regulatory Science (ORS), Office of Medical Products, Tobacco, and Specialty Laboratory Operations (OMPTSLO) is recruiting for a Senior Science Advisor to provide scientific vision and leadership to ORA senior staff and represent ORA at the highest level regarding scientific policy and process.

Interdisciplinary Scientist

The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of New Drugs (OND) is recruiting for an Interdisciplinary Scientist to review and evaluate drug applications and communicate conclusions with a multidisciplinary review team. 

Health Science Administrator

The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of Executive Programs (OEP), Advisory Committee Management Branch (ACMB), Division of Advisory Committee and Consultant Management (DACCM) is recruiting for a Health Science Administrator to serve as a Designated Federal Officer (DFO) for the advisory committees responsible for implementing the administrative aspects of hosting Advisory Committee Meetings under the Federal Advisory Committee Act requirements.

Physician (Cardiologist)

The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of New Drugs (OND), Office of Cardiology, Hematology, Endocrinology and Nephrology (OCHEN), Division of Cardiology and Nephrology (DCN) is recruiting for a Physician (Cardiologist) to be responsible for providing regulatory oversight for investigation studies during drug development and making decisions regarding marketing approval for new (innovative or non-generic) drugs.

Physician (Nephrologist)

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of New Drugs (OND), Office of Cardiology, Hematology, Endocrinology and Nephrology (OCHEN), Division of Cardiology and Nephrology (DCN) is recruiting for a Physician (Nephrologist) to be responsible for providing regulatory oversight for investigation studies during drug development and making decisions regarding marketing approval for new (innovative or non-generic) drugs.

Pharmacist

The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of Executive Programs (OEP), Advisory Committee Management Branch (ACMB), Division of Advisory Committee and Consultant Management (DACCM) is recruiting for a Pharmacist to serves as a Designated Federal Officer (DFO) for the advisory committees responsible for implementing the administrative aspects of hosting Advisory Committee Meetings under the Federal Advisory Committee Act requirements.

Deputy Office Director (Supervisory Interdisciplinary Scientist/Engineer)

The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Office of Strategic Partnerships and Technology Innovation (OST) is recruiting for a Deputy Office Director (Supervisory Interdisciplinary Scientist/Engineer) to provide leadership and direction to a multidisciplinary workforce engaged in the execution of nationwide programs and the daily management of the Center’s partnerships and technology innovation activities and provides coordinative leadership to key officials and program managers in fostering greater engagement and collaboration between CDRH and external parties and advancing medical device innovation.

Deputy Division Director (Supervisory Interdisciplinary Scientist)

The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Office of Product Evaluation and Quality (OPEQ), Office of Clinical Evidence and Analysis (OCEA) , Division of Clinical Evidence & Analysis (DCEA) is recruiting for a Deputy Division Director (Supervisory Interdisciplinary Scientist) to provide technical leadership and exercise scientific judgment in regulating various medical products.

 

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