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

Writer/Editor Careers at CDER

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

What do Writers/Editors do at CDER?

The duties of a Writer/Editor at CDER differ by office. Opportunities may include:

  • Translating complex drug, science, medical, and regulatory information into plain language to inform and educate general and specialized audiences about human drugs.
  • Developing, writing, editing, and evaluating communications related to human drug-related scientific, medical, and regulatory activities, actions, and policies.
  • Conducting extensive research and analysis on health, medical, and regulatory issues and maintaining reliable authoritative information for complex documents related to human drugs.
  • Ensuring materials are factually correct and consistent with the program mission by coordinating with scientists, regulatory counsel, CDER leadership, and other CDER and FDA colleagues.
  • Serving as a communications expert on drug risk communications, including at planning meetings with subject matter experts and leadership to discuss communicating about important new and emerging drug safety issues.

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How can I find a Writer/Editor position at CDER?

Available CDER positions are listed on USAJOBS and under the FDA 21st Century Cures Act Hiring Authority. Search USAJOBS by Keyword: CDER. You can filter your search by Agency: Food and Drug Administration and Series: 1082 - Writing and Editing.

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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