ORISE Post-doctoral Fellow - Food and Drug Administration


CLOSING DATE: ongoing recruitment


JOB #: 16013

POSTED: June 29, 2020


The Center for Devices and Radiological Health, US Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland, invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow in toxicological science. Applicants must be within five years of receiving their PhD (or equivalent terminal degree) when starting the fellowship and reside in the U.S. for the last 3 out of 5 years. The fellow will join a multi-disciplinary team with a focus on applying multiple in silico computational models/tools in support of preclinical safety assessment of medical devices. Knowledge of computational tools for hazard identification is desirable. Previous research experience in toxicology will be considered a plus. In addition, the position provides the fellow with an opportunity to conduct regulatory scientific research and FDA regulatory process for evaluating medical device biocompatibility. The FDA fellowship is a year-by-year contract position and provides a very competitive stipend, and opportunity to work in a collaborative environment with fellow U.S. and non-U.S. scientists of diverse expertise and background. 

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit by email a brief letter of interest, curriculum vitae, selected reprints of publications, and contact information of three references to Dr. Alan Hood (alan.hood@fda.hhs.gov). Announcements will remain open until approximately August 31, 2020.