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Medical Officer, Hematology/Oncology

Food and Drug Administration/Center for Biologics Evaluation & Research Office of Cellular, Tissue, and Gene Therapies , Rockville, Maryland

The FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) is seeking a medical oncologist or hematologist/oncologist to serve as a Medical Officer in the Office of Cellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies (OCTGT). OCTGT's public health mission is to protect and enhance the health of the public through the review and evaluation of clinical studies and scientific data in support of investigation and approval of biological products. OCTGT Medical Officers are responsible for the review of clinical trial protocols and clinical development plans for the development of cell therapies, gene therapies, and therapeutic vaccines for the treatment of adult and pediatric malignancies. Medical Officers also represent the Agency at meetings with academic and industry sponsors of clinical research and at medical conferences.


Must be a U.S. citizen with a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) degree from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicant's graduation. [A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country)]. Candidates for Civil Service or U.S. Commissioned Corps must possess a valid license to practice medicine in any state in the U.S. Board Certification or eligibility in Hematology/Oncology or Pediatric Oncology is highly desired.


Salary is equivalent to GP-602-14 plus physician market pay (Title 38). An excellent benefits package is also available. The position may also be filled by appointment in the U.S. Public Health Service, Commissioned Corps.

How to Apply:

Submit electronic resume or curriculum vitae with cover letter to: Please reference Job Code: MO/DCEPT-2.

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