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 Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), Office of Science (OS), in Rockville, MD.

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-FDA-CTP-MP-13-901900 consideration under merit promotion procedures.  NOTE:  Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

Who May Apply:  Open to all United States Citizens.

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.


Develops products for each phase of risk assessment ( problem formulation, hazard identification, exposure assessment, hazard characterization, dose-response assessment and/or risk characterization), and encompass calculation techniques such as exposure estimation, dose estimation, risk aggregation, and/or basic statistical analysis.  Employs computer simulation modeling in support of risk assessments, including but not limited to,  techniques such as calculation of particle deposition, dosimetry estimation, physiologically-based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) modeling, biologically-based dose-response (BBDR) modeling, Monte Carlo simulation, or quantitative structure activity relationships (QSARs).