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Food and Drug Administration
Department of Health and Human Services
Chief Economist

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462717
Date Posted: 06/07/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
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: $170000 - $190000
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.

Applicants must possess, at a minimum, a Ph.D. in economics with several years of experience as an economic scientist.
This position requires U.S. citizenship.

The successful candidate is expected to have or obtain a high-risk public trust security clearance.
Recruitment incentives may also be offered, i.e. Recruitment Bonus, Student Loan Repayment Program, Service Credit for Annual Leave, and/or Relocation expenses may be reimbursed.

1st cut-off date 6/21/2019. Application and supplemental documentation must be received by closing date: 7/10/2019.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcripts
  • CV
Application deadline: 07/10/2019
Application Instructions:
Copies of transcript are acceptable. However, original transcript must be provided prior to official job offer.
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