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Health Communications Specialist Careers at CDER

Work for the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)

What do Health Communications Specialists do at CDER?

The duties of a Health Communications Specialist at CDER differ by office. Opportunities may include:

  • Developing, implementing, and managing national communication programs, projects, or initiatives for various audiences.
  • Providing guidance and expertise for developing, testing, and disseminating science- and audience-based products, tools, and messages via written, electronic, and audiovisual formats.
  • Conducting and managing audience research and program evaluation activities for health communication. Research may include formative, process, and impact evaluation and qualitative and quantitative methods.
  • Contributing to the management and oversight of state, regional, or national public health communication projects by coordinating public health research.
  • Assisting senior staff and management officials in developing position and policy statements and incorporating health communication into Agency or Center goals and activities.
  • Collaborating with other communicators and communications staff on cross-cutting issues to establish and maintain effective working relationships with health officials, partners, and community representatives.

Related positions include:

How can I find a Health Communications Specialist position at CDER?

Available CDER positions are listed on USAJOBS. Search USAJOBS by Keyword: CDER. You can filter your search by Agency: Food and Drug Administration and Series: 1001 - General Arts And Information.

Where can I learn more about careers at the FDA?

For general information on working at the FDA and additional employment opportunities, visit: Jobs and Training at FDA.


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