1 Reply Latest reply on Feb 12, 2013 9:57 AM by David Harwell

    FDA Chemist Positions

    David Harwell


      Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American! At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere. It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens. Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

      The Generic Drug User Fee Act (GDUFA) is a collaboration between the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the pharmaceutical industry to help ensure that the United States generic drug system, both domestic and international, complies with the United States quality standards and increases the likelihood that American consumers get timely access to low cost, high quality generic drugs. Many openings.


      As a Chemist, you will be responsible for evaluating drug substance synthesis and manufacturing, drug product formulation and manufacturing, or drug substance and product quality control to ensure the safety and quality of generic drugs produced by foreign and domestic producers.


      Position: CHEMIST; US citizenship is required; full time permanent position.

      GS-12 ($74,872-97,333) Rockville, MD ; no relocation assistance; full federal benefits

      30 hours of chemistry

      6 hours of physics

      Completed course work in differential and integral calculus

      Plus appropriate experience or additional education

      Experience reviewing and analyzing the chemical processes and/or formulation involved in the manufacturing of drugs


      GS-13 ($89,033- 115,742) Rockville, MD; no relocation assistance; full federal benefits

      Same as above

      Experience leading the review and analysis of chemical processes and/or formulation involved in the manufacturing of drugs.


      Any applicant should send  a copy of his/her resume and a copy of a college transcript that stipulates the necessary academic achievements; if he/she possesses the specific work experience, it should be stated explicitly in the resume:



      Robert Wolfson

      Senior YRCI FDA Contract Recruiter

      email:rwolfson@yrci.com * web: www.yrci.com

      phone: 703.995.9671 * fax: 703.995.8571 * toll free: 1.866.815.2005 x9671