The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) in the Office of Device Evaluation (ODE) is seeking outstanding Veterinarians interested in working in a challenging and dynamic environment as part of a team involved in review of new medical devices to determine their safety and effectiveness prior to their introduction to the marketplace. As members of a multidisciplinary team of scientists and clinicians, the incumbents will be involved in the review and analysis of pre-clinical and clinical data related to medical devices submitted by device manufacturers for evaluation in CDRH. Products areas include medical devices that treat ligament, tendon, and cartilage injuries and arthritis, as well as fractures. Work will involve a range of modalities including use of surgical guides and/or advanced robotic systems for orthopedic surgery. Orthopedic medical devices reviewed in CDRH include total joint prostheses, fracture fixation devices, bone growth stimulators, and spinal devices.
Qualifications: Specialty veterinary medical training and license to practice veterinary medicine in the US. In addition, candidates should have highly developed analytical, written and oral communication skills, be comfortable working in dynamic team environments, and have exceptional time management and organizational skills. Experience in laboratory animal medicine, investigative medical research, or veterinary pathology is desirable. Knowledge of FDA regulations is helpful, but not a requirement.
Location: Offices are located in Silver Spring, Maryland at the White Oak Campus, in the Washington D.C. Metro Area.
How to apply: Interested candidates should send a Resume or CV to:
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About U.S. Food and Drug Administration
ODE is responsible for the program areas through which medical devices are evaluated or cleared for clinical trials and marketing. This page provides summary information about the major programs administered by ODE and includes a brief description of the premarket approval, product development protocol, humanitarian device exemption, investigational device exemption, and premarket notification programs.