Job Overview


Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American! At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere. It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens. Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

As an Operations Research Analyst, in the Office of Planning & Informatics (OPI), Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), you will assist and participate in conducting a variety of quantitative analyses to support the office's programs.

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.


  • Designs the mathematical and analytical models to be used for studies of programs and problems.
  • Determines the appropriate techniques for data collection from numerous public and private sources.
  • Gathers and analyzes data elements to identify the potential impact on projects.
  • Evaluates decision models to identify possible solutions to problem areas or trends in program operations and management systems.
  • Assist management in utilizing data from research findings to support program changes.