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    Positions are located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Montgomery County, MD, and may be filled in the following Centers: These positions are located throughout the FDA Centers:

    Center for Biologics & Evaluation Research (CBER) - Regulates biological products for human use under applicable federal laws, including the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. To ensure the safety, purity, potency, and effectiveness of biological products.

    Center for Drug Evaluation & Research (CDER) - Provide regulatory oversight for investigational studies during drug development and making decisions regarding marketing approval for new (innovator or non-generic) drugs, including decisions related to changes to already marketed products.

    Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) - Facilitate medical device innovation by advancing regulatory science, providing industry with predictable, consistent, transparent, and efficient regulatory pathways, and assuring consumer confidence in devices marketed in the U.S.

    Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) - Responsible for the safety of the nation's domestically produced and imported foods, cosmetics, drugs, biologics, medical devices, and radiological products.

    Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) - Set performance standards review premarket applications for new and modified risk tobacco products, requiring new warning labels, and establishing and enforcing advertising and promotion restrictions.

    Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) - Inspects regulated products and manufacturers, conducts sample analyses of regulated products and reviews imported products offered for entry into the United States.

    National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) - Provides the field offices with coordinated direction, assistance, and management for investigational activities in international arenas.

    Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) - Conducts research that helps FDA ensure the safety of animal drugs, food for animals, and food products made from animals; and monitors the safety and effectiveness of animal drugs on the market.

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    • Provide administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit.
    • Perform the administrative and human resources management functions relative to the staff supervised.
    • Serve as an expert consultant in the planning, monitoring, and administration of inspections, investigations, programs, or projects that encompass the most critical work in the pharmacy field.
    • Provide overall technical insight into the development and management of policies, procedures, and operational schedules necessary for new regulatory requirements, systems, and functions.
    • Collaborate with officials, counterpart government departments or agencies, national and international organizations, the scientific community, and related industries concerning scientific programs and activities.
    • Perform project planning duties, such as concept development, master integration planning, and programming design, taking into account regulatory requirements, feasibility, costs, resources, and economics.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0660 Pharmacist

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