Medical Officer (Multiple Positions)

Silver Spring, Maryland
Equivalent to GS-602-14 or GS-602-15 plus physician market pay
Jan 31, 2018
Feb 20, 2018
Full Time

MEDICAL OFFICER (Multiple Positions)

The FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), Office of Tissues and Advanced Therapies (OTAT) is recruiting to fill multiple Medical Officer positions.  Apply today for this exciting career opportunity for qualified candidates with interest in the review of clinical trials and critical interpretation of study design and data analysis. 

If you specialize in General/Internal Medicine, Oncology and Hematology, Infectious Disease, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, or Transfusion Medicine, we’re looking for you to join our team!

OTAT’s mission is to protect and enhance the health of the public through the evaluation of clinical studies and scientific data in support of investigational new drug and marketing applications of biological products.  Our Medical Officers are responsible for the review of clinical trial protocols and plans for clinical development of cell therapies, gene therapies, and therapeutic vaccines for the treatment of a wide range of diseases and conditions affecting children and adults. They represent the FDA at meetings with academic and industry sponsors of clinical research, and in interactions with other regulatory and scientific agencies and organizations.  They also have an important role in the approval process for biologic products by virtue of their extensive knowledge of clinical trial design and evaluation of results from a broad multidisciplinary background which allows for critical assessment of the rationale, safety, and adequacy of study design and interpretation of results. The specific duties and grade level of each Medical Officer position may vary depending on the selecting Office.


Must be U.S. citizen with Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) from a school in the United States or Canada (or equivalent).  Official transcripts will be required prior to appointment.  Applicants must possess current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a Physician from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States and 5 years of graduate-level training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training.  U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Officers may also apply.  For more information regarding 0602 series qualifications, please refer to the Office of Personnel Management’s website

SALARY:  May be equivalent to GS-602-14 or GS-602-15, plus physician market pay, and is commensurate with education/experience.  Team lead or supervisory positions may be filled through this advertisement, and Peer Review package may be required depending on the position.  Additional selections may be made within the same geographical area FDA-wide.

LOCATION: Silver Spring, MD

HOW TO APPLY:  Submit electronic resume or curriculum vitae (CV) and supporting documentation to  Supporting documentation may include: educational transcripts, medical license, board certifications.  Applications will be accepted through March 30, 2018, although applicants will be considered as resumes are received.  Please reference Job Code: OTAT-18-0005-JCO.

NOTE:  This position may be subject to FDA’s strict prohibited financial interest regulation and may require the incumbent to divest of certain financial interests. Applicants are strongly advised to seek additional information on this requirement from the FDA hiring official before accepting a position.  A probationary period for first-time supervisors/managers may be required for supervisory positions.

For more information about employment opportunities at CBER, please visit our CBER Careers page at

Similar jobs

Similar jobs