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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

Regulatory Policy Analyst

The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Office of Policy (OP) is recruiting for Regulatory Policy Analysts to draft guidance and policy documents; collaborate within CDRH regarding policy development, specifically for medical devices and radiological health products.

Consumer Safety Officer

The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of New Drugs (OND), Office of Regulatory Operations (ORO) is recruiting for a Consumer Safety Officer to serve as the regulatory manager/coordinator for an assigned group of drug/biologic products or office level programs.

Supervisory Operations Research Analyst

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of Pharmaceutical Quality (OPQ), Office of Quality Surveillance (OQS), Division of Quality Intelligence I (DQII) is recruiting for a Supervisory Operations Research Analyst to plan and direct staff activities and oversees the scientific review and quality evaluation of matters relating to post-market quality issues, risk-based assessment, and strategic policy analysis. Interacts with subordinates, consisting of 8-12 multi-disciplinary and technical employees.

Supervisory Interdisciplinary Scientist (Lab Chief)

The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) , Office of Pharmaceutical Quality (OPQ), Office of Testing and Research (OTR), Division of Product Quality and Research (DPQR) is recruiting for a Supervisory Interdisciplinary Scientist (Lab Chief) to plan, manage, organize, and direct all laboratory functions and activities carried out by the Branch.

Data Architect

The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Office of Strategic Partnerships and Technology Innovation (OST), Division of Technology and Data Services (TDS) is recruiting for a Data Architect to design, create, deploy, and manage the Center’s data architecture.

Lead Regulatory Counsel

The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of Pharmaceutical Quality (OPQ), Office of Policy for Pharmaceutical Quality (OPPQ), Immediate Office (IO) is recruiting for a Lead Regulatory Counsel to ensure that regulations and policies developed in the assigned area are consistent with statutory requirements and existing policy; that their need is justified, and that scientific and regulatory decisions have been appropriately documented.

Office Director (Supervisory Interdisciplinary Scientist/Engineer)

The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Office of Product Evaluation and Quality (OPEQ), Office of Health Technology 3 (OHT3) is recruiting for an Office Director (Supervisory Interdisciplinary Scientist/Engineer) to provide technical leadership and exercises exceptional scientific and engineering judgment in regulating various medical products.

Division Director (Supervisory Interdisciplinary Scientist)

The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Office of Product Evaluation and Quality (OPEQ), Office of Health Technology IV (OHT4) , Division of Health Technology (DHT4A) is recruiting for a Division Director (Supervisory Interdisciplinary Scientist) to partner in providing technical leadership and exercises scientific judgment in general surgery devices.

Physician (Addiction Medicine)

The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of New Drugs (OND), Office of Neuroscience (ON), Division of Cardiology and Nephrology (DCN) is recruiting for a Physician (Addiction Medicine) 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.

Assistant Director (Supervisory Interdisciplinary Scientist)

The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Office of Strategic Partnerships and Technology Innovation (OST), Division of Digital Health (DHT) is recruiting for an Assistant Director (Supervisory Interdisciplinary Scientist) to provide authoritative and professional expertise in digital health technology and serve as an expert advisor and technical authority on complex and precedent-setting policy and program issues.

Supervisory Interdisciplinary Scientist (Lab Chief)

The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of Pharmaceutical Quality (OPQ), Office of Testing and Research (OTR), Division of Complex Drug Analysis (DCDA), Complex Drug Analysis Branch I – II (CDABI/II) is recruiting for a Supervisory Interdisciplinary Scientist (Lab Chief) to plan, manage, organize, and direct all laboratory functions and activities carried out by the Complex Drug Analysis Branch I-II.

Assistant Director, Human Factors and Reliability Engineering Team (Supervisory Interdisciplinary Scientist)

The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Office of Product Evaluation and Quality (OPEQ), Office of Health Technology 3 (OHT3), Division of Health Technology (DHT) is recruiting for an Assistant Director, Human Factors and Reliability Engineering Team (Supervisory Interdisciplinary Scientist) to provide technical leadership on human factors/usability topics and exercises scientific and engineering judgment in regulating various medical products.

Regulatory Counsel

The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Office of Pharmaceutical Quality (OPQ), Office of Policy for Pharmaceutical Quality (OPPQ), Immediate Office (IO) is recruiting for a Regulatory Counsel to ensure that regulations and policies developed in the assigned area are consistent with statutory requirements and existing policy; that their need is justified, and that scientific and regulatory decisions have been appropriately documented. 

 

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