Associate Director

Employer
FDA
Location
Washington, DC Metro Area
Salary
Competitive salary and benefits
Posted
Jun 07, 2019
Closes
Jul 07, 2019
Hours
Full Time

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR CANCER PHARMACOLOGY
AND THERAPEUTICS
WASHINGTON, D.C. METRO AREA

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking an Associate Director for Cancer Pharmacology and Therapeutics in the Office of Clinical Pharmacology (OCP). The incumbent will also partner with the FDA Oncology Center of Excellence (OCE).  OCP is a dynamic, purpose-driven organization dedicated to promoting and protecting global health through application of clinical pharmacology and experimental medicine principles.  The OCE is a multicenter organization focused on creating a unified approach to clinical evaluation for all drugs, biologics, and devices used in medical oncology.  The Associate Director supervises experts in regulatory science, policy implementation, and drug regulation.  They will have regulatory decision-making and management responsibilities, participate in engagement activities as part of the OCP and OCE senior leadership teams, oversee a regulatory science and policy portfolio, develop high-level policies and strategic priorities relevant to oncology pharmacology, and lead or represent OCP in stakeholder engagement activities with professional, scientific, and advocacy groups.   

The ideal candidate will have a combination of the following:

  • Experience in leading an interdisciplinary scientific team
  • Expert knowledge of drug development and/or regulatory evaluation, with preferred experience in oncology and/or precision medicine
  • Track record of being a scientific thought leader
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to network and build consensus within a multi-disciplinary organization

General Information: Candidates must be United States Citizens. Financial Disclosure statement may be required. Certain positions with FDA are subject to restrictions on financial holdings that are part of significantly regulated organizations (SROs).  See attached link for SROs: https://www.fda.gov/about-fda/ethics/prohibited-financial-interests-fda-employees

Background Investigation Requirement: All employees must pass a security investigation. Failing to pass the background check may be grounds for removal or legal action. If hired, you may be subject to additional investigations later.

Application Procedures: Applicants should submit a letter of interest and current resume by September 30, 2019 to:

Issam Zineh, PharmD, MPH, FCP, FCCP, Office Director, Office of Clinical Pharmacology

c/o Ashley Burke Ashley.Burke@fda.hhs.gov; Tel: 240-402-3135

All applications will receive equal consideration without regard to race, origin, color, religion, sex, disability, or any other non-merit factor. FDA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND HAS A SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT.

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