JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

Food and Drug Administration

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Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Office of Program and Strategic Analysis

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111471086
Date Posted: 11/24/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Salary Range: $99,172 - $128,920
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) is seeking economists for its Economics Staff. CDER economists have the unique opportunity to study questions on the frontier of health economics using proprietary, non-public data. Recent projects include analyzing the drug supply chain, the opioid crisis, COVID-19, and other emerging health issues. Our analyses support policy decisions made by the Center director, the FDA commissioner, the Secretary of HHS, and the President.

Our staff is proactive in using machine learning techniques and other data science approaches to study economic issues. Many of the projects we work on require creativity to solve which fosters a work environment where staff can continue to learn and expand their skill set.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens and should have an interest in the following:
-Applying microeconomic concepts and empirical techniques towards solving complex economic problems.
-Familiarity with modern machine learning methods.
-Communicating technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
-Working in multi-disciplinary teams.
-Working with large and complicated data sets using Python or R.

We welcome all candidates with expertise in applied microeconomics or related fields.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Question and Answer
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 01/31/2023
  • Application Deadline Has Passed