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.
Related positions include:
- Health Communications Specialist
- Technical Editor
- Technical Writer
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.