JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

DHHS/Food and Drug Administration

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Office of Planning
Econmist Staff
Chief Economist

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111460501
Date Posted: 08/30/2018
Date Inactive: 09/28/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Chief Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Silver Spring, Maryland, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
F -- International Economics
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Federal Government Economist
Health Economics
Salary Range: $165,000 - $190,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The FDA seeks to fill the position of Chief Economist. The FDA’s Economics Staff has the responsibility for economic analyses involving human and animal drugs, medical and radiological devices, biological products, tobacco, and food safety and nutrition. The Chief Economist is the FDA lead on all matters that directly or indirectly involve economic analysis. The Chief Economist assesses the economics of Agency actions and policies and communicates these finding to management. The Chief Economist is responsible for ensuring that economic analyses of all FDA proposed and final regulations comply with executive orders governing regulations, all relevant directives and requirements from the Office of Management and Budget (including OMB Guidance on Economic Analysis), and statutes requiring economic analysis of regulatory actions. The Chief Economist serves as the Agency’s principal representative to interagency organizations and working groups involving the use of economic science by regulatory agencies.
This position requires U.S. citizenship.
The successful candidate is expected to have or obtain a high-risk public trust security clearance.
For early consideration, your application package must be submitted by the 1st cut-off date 9/14/2018.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcripts
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 09/28/2018
  • Application Deadline Has Passed