JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Food and Drug Administration

This listing is inactive.
Office of the Commissioner/Office of Planning
Economics Staff

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451334
Date Posted: 09/24/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Locations: Silver Spring, Maryland, UNITED STATES
College Park, Maryland, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
F -- International Economics
H -- Public Economics
I1 -- Health
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Federal Government Economist
Salary Range: $75,621 - $138,136
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The FDA anticipates openings for economists at the GS-12 to GS-13 level (salary range: $75,621 - $116,901) and at the GS-14 level (salary range: $106,263 to $138,136). Positions are on the Economics Staff, Office of Planning in the Office of the Commissioner, and cover agency responsibilities for prescription and over-the-counter drugs, medical and radiological devices, biological products, tobacco, food safety and nutrition, and veterinary products. Duties include conducting cost-benefit analyses of regulations and agency policies; quantitative, statistical, and risk analyses; and mission related economic research. Successful candidates must be able to write and speak clearly to groups of different sizes and backgrounds, and to work independently and on multi-disciplinary teams. U.S. citizenship is required.
We welcome all candidates with expertise in applied microeconomics (such as health, labor and demography, development, environmental, IO, welfare economics, and international trade) or regulatory economics. Initial interviews will be conducted Friday through Sunday at the AEA meeting.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/01/2014
Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit a cover letter, a resume, three references, and a writing sample by December 1, 2014 to Clark Nardinelli via email to: