Discover a Career at CDRH The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), the medical device arm of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), invites you to join us for our Scientific and Professional Virtual Hiring Event.
At CDRH you can make a difference in protecting the health of the American people. Our employees are our most valued resource, and we are committed to maintaining work-life balance, maximizing flexibilities, promoting creativity and growth opportunities, and supporting a culture of trust and empowerment. Job seekers in fields such as science, engineering, data, technology, communications, and regulatory policy are encouraged to attend and discover why CDRH is an employer of choice!
CDRH is hiring for multiple positions throughout the organization. Please click on the links to find out more about each of the major roles listed. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Chemists, Biologists, and Microbiologists who will identify mechanisms of interaction between the human body and medical devices to support the safety and effectiveness of device products. Please note positions may not be eligible for remote work.
Scientists, Physicians, Veterinarians, Engineers, and Statisticians who will analyze data and make conclusions regarding the safety and effectiveness of medical device products to assure patients have access to high-quality, safe, and effective devices.
Policy Analysts and Regulatory Counsel who will develop regulations, guidances, policies, and procedures concerning medical device and radiation-emitting products.
Health Communications/Communications Specialists and Government Information Specialists who will manage communication activities about medical devices and radiation-emitting products to external audiences and provide education for the regulated industry. .
Health Scientists, Scientific Project Managers, Senior Data Analysts, Data Architects, IT Program Managers, Pega Developers, SharePoint Developers, IT Business Product Managers, and Cybersecurity Specialists who will help to advance national and international partnerships and patient-focused programs, support efforts relating to the availability of medical devices and their supply chains, and manage the Center’s data, informatics, and information technology (IT) initiatives.
Data Scientists and Data Engineers who will integrate applicable quality management and organizational excellence principles and best practices into key business processes to include oversight of medical device clinical investigations, policy and program support regarding clinical trials, biostatistics, and real-world evidence.
You are not guaranteed an interview by registering for the event. Interview consideration is based on three things:
If you miss the May 12 deadline for interview consideration, please still register for the event! With registration comes access to the event, the opportunity for live chatting with Center representatives, and your resume may be considered for future job opportunities.
Come join this booth to connect with CDRH staff. You will learn more about how we create opportunities for CDRH staff to engage in professional and personal development, collaborate with a multidisciplinary, multiethnic and multigenerational workforce, enhance employee wellbeing, recognize staff for their contributions, and create open forums for meaningful interactions.
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At CDRH, we believe that Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEI&B) drive the engagement of our Center community and make us better able to meet our mission to protect and promote public health. Our staff are our most critical resource, and our Guiding Principles of Connect, Communicate, Collaborate, and Change, include welcoming diverse perspectives, experiences, and approaches to foster a strong, culturally intelligent, and informed CDRH. Come to this booth to learn more about how we strive to build and promote a modern and diverse workforce.
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Individuals interested in interviewing for a new career and those wishing to learn more about FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health.
You do need to register to attend. If you wish to be considered for an interview, you must register by May 12, 2023.
No, you don’t need to apply to a job advertisement or vacancy announcement before attending the event.
No, you will not be guaranteed an interview.
Include a recent copy of your resume. Ensure your resume does not include the following: classified or government sensitive information, Social Security Number (SSN), photo, or personal information such as date of birth, gender, and religious affiliation. Other documents may be required as part of the hiring process but will be requested later.
While we can’t provide or guarantee interview opportunities outside of the virtual hiring event, we can keep your qualifications on-hand for hiring managers to consider for future vacancies. Please be sure to register even if you cannot attend so that we will have your resume and other information on file.
If a hiring manager is interested in moving to the next phase of the selection process after your interview, you will be asked to supply references. There may be instances in which you will be asked to participate in a second-round interview; this is up to individual hiring managers. After reference checks are performed, your name will be submitted to a Center Recruitment Advisor who will contact you for any remaining documentation so that a tentative offer of employment can be issued.
Salary is set based on qualifications and experience of the candidate.
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