Job Overview

Summary

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.

**ANNOUNCEMENT AMENDED TO REFLECT CHANGES TO THE DUTIES SECTION**

The Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for implementing the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. This law gives FDA authority over tobacco products by adding a new chapter to the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. The Tobacco Control Act gives FDA the authority to regulate tobacco products and manufacturers based on the best available science and CTP is responsible for both assessing and fostering that science-base. CTP's actions have significant public health and consumer protection impact, and are among the most important issues faced by the Agency in its long and distinguished history.

Who May Apply: Open to all United States Citizens.

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 Health and Communication (OHCE) in Silver Spring, MD.

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement FDA-CTP-14-MP-1137130SL under merit promotion procedures.Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures. NOTE:  Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

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Additional selections may be made within the same geographical area FDA-wide.

Duties

  • Develop policy and objectives, evaluate communication campaigns, and initiate requirements for planning, design, implementation and analyses of projects.
  • Analyze surveys/studies concerning tobacco public health programs.
  • Prepare scientific articles and technical reports.
  • Communicate research and evaluation strategies and activities to various stakeholders.
  • Travel Required

    • Not Required

    Relocation Authorized

    • No