JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020

Department of Health and Human Services

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Food and Drug Administration
Office of the Commission, Office of Policy, Legislation, and International Analysis
Director, Office of Economics and Analysis

JOE ID Number: 2020-01_111464902
Date Posted: 03/27/2020
Date Inactive: 07/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Director, Office of Economics and Analysis
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: $170,000 - $190,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

This position is in the Office of Economics and Analysis (OEA), Office Policy, Legislation, and International Affairs, (OPLIA), Office of the Commissioner. The incumbent serves as the Associate Commissioner for the Office of Economics and Analysis. The incumbent is responsible for the mission of this office, which is to serve as the agency focal point for economic and public health policy options and outcomes, including research and analysis on priority or emerging issues. Conduct and review benefit-cost analyses of regulations; provide economic analysis to agency components for regulatory and other program functions; for strategic and analytical leadership on priority public health issues and initiatives, and assessment of the impact of Agency activities upon the public health. The Director also collaborates, advises, and assists the Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, and FDA senior officials and works with HHS, OMB, and other key officials concerning economic and/or public health factors relating to current and proposed agency activities to promote and support the mission of FDA.

This position requires U.S. citizenship.

Applicants must possess, at a minimum, a Ph.D. in a field related to Economics, Public Health, or Operations Research. At least 10 years in a field related to economics, public health service, or quantitative regulatory analysis working in a public health, health policy or scientific organization. At least 2 years of executive-level management experience. Experience leading/overseeing management of GAO and/or OIG studies. Demonstrated leadership and management skills and the ability to communicate both orally and in writing to a varied audience.

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, Annual Leave Service Credit, and/or Relocation expenses may be reimbursed.

Application and supplemental documentation must be received by 04/13/2020. To view the full vacancy announce (FDA-OCOPLIA-20-10717261KG) on USA Jobs, click the following link:

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcripts
  • CV
  • Application Deadline Has Passed