2 months ago
*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.
A research opportunity is available in the Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories (OSEL), within the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) located in Silver Spring, Maryland.
The candidate will join a research team studying regulatory science questions to advance new patient monitoring and physiological closed-loop controlled medical devices. The candidate will collaborate closely with other team members on a project to study and determine best practices in the design, evaluation, and use of patient specific models (e.g., physiological models of the respiratory system) for medical device testing. Candidates will be involved with and learn about developing computational modeling and simulation methods for testing physiological closed-loop controlled medical devices, writing and maintaining software documentation, developing scientific manuscripts, and contributing to future research study design.
This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and FDA. The initial appointment is for one year, but may be renewed upon recommendation of FDA contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is full-time on-site for laboratory research at FDA in the Silver Spring, Maryland, area. Participants do not become employees of FDA, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.
Completion of a successful background investigation by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is required for an applicant to be on-boarded at FDA. OPM can complete a background investigation only for individuals, including non-US Citizens, who have resided in the US for a total of three of the past five years.
FDA Ethics Requirements
If an ORISE Fellow, to include their spouse and minor children, reports what is identified as a Significantly Regulated Organization (SRO) or prohibited investment fund financial interest in any amount, or a relationship with an SRO, except for spousal employment with an SRO, and the individual will not voluntarily divest the financial interest or terminate the relationship, then the individual is not placed at FDA. For additional requirements, see FDA Ethics for Nonemployee Scientists.
FDA requires ORISE participants to read and sign their FDA Education and Training Agreement within 30 days of his/her start date, setting forth the conditions and expectations for his/her educational appointment at the agency. This agreement covers such topics as the following:
The qualified candidate should have received a master's or doctoral degree in one of the relevant fields (e.g. Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering), or be currently pursuing one of the degrees with completion before the appointment start date. Degree must have been received within the past five years.
Employer Job ID: FDA-CDRH-2023-14
Required graduation year
2018 - 2023
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What happens after you send in your application?
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education has not provided an expected interview date. Due to the volume of applications, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education has indicated that they will not follow up unless you are selected for an interview.
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