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Deputy Director Ofc. of Vaccines Research & Review



Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
Center for Biologics Evaluation & Research

  Deputy Director, Office of Vaccines Research and Review

The FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) is searching for a Deputy Director for the Office of Vaccines Research and Review (OVRR).  The Deputy Director participates and provides assistance to the Director of OVRR in leading a dynamic organization of highly skilled regulatory reviewers and laboratory-based review scientists and support personnel committed to improving access to vaccines and related products through the development of sound science-based policy, effective regulatory processes and application of quality management principles.  Preferred candidates possess specialized knowledge and experience in the development and management of biological programs as these pertain to evaluating the safety, efficacy and public health significance of vaccines or allergenic biological products.

Qualifications:

Eligible individuals must be U.S.citizens.  Candidates with an M.D. and/or Ph.D. with relevant training and extensive experience are highly desired.  All candidates must possess specialized knowledge and experience in the regulation and development of biological products, including the evaluation of safety, effectiveness, and product quality; extensive experience and knowledge of the FDA’s regulatory and review process; strong leadership and significant executive management experience; excellent interpersonal skills to deal effectively with multi-disciplinary teams and diverse stakeholders; and outstanding oral and written communication skills. 

Physician candidates must possess a valid license to practice medicine in any state in the U.S.  NOTE: Graduates of foreign medical schools must submit a copy of their ECFMG certificate.  This position may also be filled by appointment in the U.S. Public Health Service, Commissioned Corps. Candidates may also be eligible for an excepted service Title 42 appointment.

Salary:

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  An excellent benefits package is also available.

Location: Rockville, Maryland 

How to Apply:

Submit resume or curriculum vitae with cover letter by September 30, 2012 to:

CBER.Employment@fda.hhs.gov.  Please reference Job Code: Deputy Director-OVRR.

The Department of Health and Human Services is an equal opportunity employer
with a smoke free environment.