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Summary

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM), Office of New Animal Drug Evaluation, Division of Scientific Support is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Mathematical Statistician.   The Division of Scientific Support provides expertise, leadership, and coordination to all CVM offices regarding environmental safety and biostatistical evaluations for reviews and research. Through our independent and collaborative reviews and evaluations, we support the Center's scientific and regulatory goals.  

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

 

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement FDA-CVM-14-MP-1172537 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.

Who May Apply: Open to all United States Citizens.

EARLY CUT-OFF DATE:  FIRST CONSIDERATION MAY BE GIVEN TO THOSE WHO FILE ALL OF THE REQUIRED FORMS BY August 13, 2014.   YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY EXPEDITIOUSLY. 

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN CONTINUOUS FOR 90 DAYS WITH THE FOLLOWING CUT-OFF DATES:

August 13, 2014

September 03, 2014

September 24, 2014

October 21, 2014

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

Duties

As a Mathematical Statistician you will work on a Biostatistics Team in the Division of Scientific Support providing expertise, leadership and coordination to all CVM offices regarding biostatistical evaluations for reviews and research.  Your primary responsibility is to evaluate study protocols and review results from studies investigating the effectiveness and safety of therapeutic and production drugs.  The teams provide statistical consultation for effectiveness and safety studies, research projects, and other related work.  You will use statistical and mathematical methods to draw inferences from data submitted by animal drug applicants and to facilitate the Center scientists in study design, data analysis, and data interpretation.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No