Full Job Description
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
How to Apply
This is an open announcement to collect applications for future research opportunities. A complete application consists of:
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A current resume/CV, including academic history, employment history, relevant experiences, and publication list
Two educational or professional references
All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.
If you have questions, send an email to FDArpp@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.
The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Research Participation Programs at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are educational and training programs designed to provide students and recent graduates, opportunities to participate in project-specific research and developmental activities at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH). The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices; and by ensuring the safety of our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. The mission of CDRH is to protect and promote the public health. CDRH assures that patients and providers have timely and continued access to safe, effective, and high-quality medical devices and safe radiation-emitting products. CDRH provides consumers, patients, their caregivers, and providers with understandable and accessible science-based information about the products we oversee. CDRH facilitates 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.
This is an open announcement to collect applicants for future research opportunities. The opportunities include full-time, part-time, and summer appointments at CDRH. Limited opportunities may be available for full-time faculty who are currently employed at U.S. accredited colleges and universities; contact FDArpp@orau.org for more information.
This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and FDA. Appointments can vary from a few months to one year, but may be renewed for up to five years upon recommendation of FDA, contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. Participants do not become employees of FDA, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.
See http://orise.orau.gov/fda/default.htm or http://www.fda.gov/ for more information.
Applicants must be enrolled as an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral student at an accredited U.S. college or university pursuing a degree in a STEM discipline or have received an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degree within five years of the start date of the appointment.
Generally, participants are not required to hold U.S. citizenship; however, a few CDRH divisions may appoint only U.S. citizens due to the sensitive nature of the research performed.
The Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12) mandates a background check be completed for both U.S. citizens and foreign nationals. Foreign nationals must have resided in the U.S. for at least three (3) of the past five (5) years in order for FDA to complete a background check.
Degree: Associate's Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, or Doctoral Degree.
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