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    Due to the immensity of its charge, CVM depends upon a diverse and dedicated workforce. We recognize the importance of multi-disciplinary teamwork in reaching superior and timely regulatory decisions therefore we foster an atmosphere where every employee's contribution is important. New concepts, ideas, and creative approaches to improve current operations and to meet existing and future challenges are encouraged. Our goal is to not only enable our employees to positively impact the Center today, but to prepare our workforce for the demands, responsibilities, and career opportunities of tomorrow.

    Who May Apply: This vacancy is open to current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) employees in the Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) serving on a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service OR a CTAP eligible in the local commuting area OR a PHS Commissioned Officer in CVM OR a Schedule A employee in CVM.  

    PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps may apply online to this announcement.  Candidates will be referred to (CC) personnel and not as candidates for conversion to a permanent career or career-conditional appointment.

    YOU MUST SUBMIT YOUR SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action), CTAP or COMMISSIONED CORPS DOCUMENTATION or your application will be considered incomplete. 

    This position is located in the Food and Drug Administration, Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine, Center for Veterinary Medicine, Office of New Animal Drug Evaluation in Rockville, Maryland. 

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

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    The Director for the Division of Human Food Safety, Office of New Animal Drug Evaluation (ONADE) is a key leadership position within the Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM).  As Division Director you will serve as a member of the Office leadership team within an integrated environment that requires collaboration across the organization.  Specifically, you will serve as an advisor to the Director, ONADE, on matters pertaining to the review of New Animal Drug Applications (NADA), Abbreviated New Animal Drug Applications (ANADA), Master Files (MF), or Investigational New Animal Drug files (JINAD) submissions to ensure that food derived from treated animal is safe for human consumption.  You will also provide leadership and direction, through subordinate team leaders, to the Division and plan, develop, and implement policies, procedures, and regulations that support the administrative and scientific functions and activities of the Division and evaluate budget, fiscal and administrative controls to manage program segments and to accomplish program objectives.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Agency Employees Only

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