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  1. Jobs at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)

Microbiologist Careers at CDER

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

What do Microbiologists do at CDER?

The duties of a Microbiologist at CDER differ by office. Opportunities may include:

  • Evaluating the microbiological and manufacturing data submitted in new drug or generic drug applications.
  • Evaluating preclearance actions for antibiotic drug products.
  • Developing new methods, interpreting and evaluating data, and preparing relevant reports in such areas as bacteriology, virology, parasitology, mycology, serology, tissue culture, hematology, and immunology.
  • Planning, organizing, and overseeing programs related to coordination of the regulation of cytokines and substrate-related issues.

Microbiologist positions are available for individuals with advanced degrees, postdoctoral training, and faculty experience. Related positions include:

How can I find a Microbiologist position at CDER?

Available CDER positions are listed on USAJOBS and under the FDA 21st Century Cures Act Hiring Authority.

  1. Search USAJOBS by Keyword: CDER. You can filter your search by Agency: Food and Drug Administration and Series: 0403 - Microbiology.
  2. Visit We Are Hiring | FDA to find a current listing of opportunities utilizing the FDA 21st Century Cures Act Hiring Authority.

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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