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.

This position is located in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Foods, (OF), Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM), Office of New Animal Drug Evaluation (ONADE), Rockville, Maryland. 


Who May Apply:  Open to all United States Citizens.

PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps (not as a career/career-conditional employee) are encouraged to apply under the merit promotion announcement indicated above.

This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions in multiple locations.


Evaluate the chemistry, manufacturing and control information in an application to determine whether it will possess and maintain appropriate chemical quality attributes throughout its marketed shelf-life.   

Serve as a resource in one or more specialized areas relating to chemistry, manufacturing and control. 

Conduct scientific reviews of New Animal Drug Applications, Master Files, Investigational New Animal Drug Applications, and other post approval documents for technical information supporting the chemistry manufacture and control of an animal drug product. 


Prepare comprehensive written plain language evaluations and conclusions for each application and makes a determination as to whether or not a submission has scientific validity.